• Treaty of paris (french and indian war)

    endned the seven years' war, the american counter part of which was the french and indian war.
  • The proclaimation line of 1763

    The purpose of the proclaimation was to establish Britains vast new american empire.
  • Sugar act

    The purpose of the sugar act was to raise revenue through the colonial customs service and give custom agents more power.
  • Stamp act

    The stamp act was the first direct British tax on American colonist. It also was an act for grantinng annd applying certain stamp duties, in the British colonies annd plantations in America.
  • Quatering act

    this act forced American colonist to house and feed British forces who were serving in North America. The act further inflamed tensions between the colonist and the British.
  • Declaratory Act

    The act for securing dependency of his majestys dominions upon his crown and the parliament of Great Britain.
  • Townshend Act

    The act granting certain duties in British plantations and colonies in America.
  • Boston Massacre

    A riot caused by the deaths of five civilians by British troops.
  • Commities of correspondence (in most colonies)

    A commitee created by the sons of liberty to spread information to the colonies.
  • Tea Act

    Unsold tea from East India was sent to the American colonies for bargain prices. This event led to the Boston Tea Party.
  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea PArty protested over tea act/tea was thrown into the Boston Harbor. (90 thosand lbs.)
  • Coercive acts/intolerable acts

    This was the act to try to control colonist (closed boston Harbor).
  • 1st Continental congress begins

    called for a second meeting
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord- " shot heard 'round the world"

    1st battle of American Revolution.
  • 2nd Continental Congress begins

    The second continental congress ran our government during American Revolution. Also wrote Declaration Of independence and Articles of Confederation.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    gave Americans hope.
  • Thomas Paine's common sence

    his writings incited his readers to hatred and the resolution to break away from British domination.
  • Declaration of Independence

    broken into three parts:
    1. Theory of government (preamble/declaration of rights
    2. issues or problems with king george the third (27)
    3. the break up (independent)
  • Battle of Saratoga

    the Battle of Saratoga was the turning point of the war. Because we won this war, france helped us.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Final major battle of the revolution (surrender)
  • treaty of Paris (American Revolution)

    officially ended the revolution (defense Treaty with france)