Time Line

  • Stamp Act Congress

    Stamp Act Congress
    delegates from 9 of the 13 colonies that discussed and acted upon the recently passed Stamp Act
  • The Townshend Acts

     The Townshend Acts
    a series of acts passed by the Parliament relating to the British colonies in North America.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    an incident that led to the deaths of five men by the British troops, the aftermath helped spark the rebellion in some of the British colonies, which started the American Revolution.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    a group of colonists boarded ships and destroyed tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor.
  • First Continental Congress

     First Continental Congress
    response to the passage of the Intolerable Acts by the British Parliament
  • Second Continental Congress Called

    Second Continental Congress Called
    managed the colonial war effort, and moved slowly towards independence
  • Articles of Confederation Passed

    Articles of Confederation Passed
    the first constitution of the United States of America and legally established the union of the states.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    announced that the 13 colonies at war with Great Britain were now independent states
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    It ended the American Revolution between the Great Britain and the United States of America,