Revolutionary Timeline

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    In 1754 a was erupted between Great Britain and France, over land.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was a tax passed in 1765, it required that printed materials had to be produced on stamped paper.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    On March 5,1770 British soldiers were being ambushed, and fired into a crowd on colonists. Killing 5 colonists.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    On April 19, 1775 the battle of Lexington and Concord marked the outbreak between great Britian and the 13 colonies.
  • Lord Cornwallis

    Lord Cornwallis
    Lord Conwallis was a British Army officer and colonial administrater.
  • Tea Tax

    Tea Tax
    The Tea Tax was passed on May 10, 1773. It was an act to expand the British Company's monopoly on tea trade to British colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    on December 16, 1773, a group of colonists dressed as indians, boarded british ships and dumped all the tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The first Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies.
  • Midnight ride

    Midnight ride
    On April 18, 1775 Paul Revere rode his horse through the colonies to warn the colonists that the British were coming
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delagates from the thirteen colonies. It put the colonies a step closer to independence.
  • Breed's And Bunker Hill

    Breed's And Bunker Hill
    On June 17, 1775 more than 15,000 colonial troops defende Breed's and Bunker Hill. Nearly half of the british troops dispatched to secure Breed's hill.
  • Molly Pitcher

    Molly Pitcher
    Molly Pitcher was a nickname given to a women who was said to have fought in the AMerican Revolutionary War.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    A statement written by Thomas Jefferson that was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. It stated that the thirteen colonies were now independent states, and were no longer part of England.
  • Battle of Long Island

    Battle of Long Island
    First major battle in the American Revolutionary War. The first battle in which an army of the United States engaged.
  • Nathan Hale

    Nathan Hale
    Nathan hale was a soldier for the Continental Army. he was considered Americas first spy.
  • Crossing The Delaware

    Crossing The Delaware
    Crossing the Delaware was the first move in a planned suprise attack by washington against the Hessian forces in TRenton New Jersey. he led a column of Continental Army troops across the Delaware River. He successfully defeated the troops quartered in Trenton.
  • Battle of trenton

    Battle of trenton
    Washington lead the mainbody of the Continental Army agaimst the Hessian Soldiers. Nearly all the hessian force was capptured. It boosted the continental armys flagging morale and inspired re-enlistment.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    Valley Forge was the site of the camp ofthe American Continental Army over the winter.
  • Battle of Saragota

    Battle of Saragota
    The battles were fought eight days apart. Burgoyne won over General Horatio Gates.
  • George Rogers Clark

    George Rogers Clark
    george Rogers Clark was a soldier from Virginia. he was the highest ranking American Military officer. he served as leader of the Kentucky militia.
  • Battle of Vincennes

    Battle of Vincennes
    Small force of American Soldiers encircled Fort Sackville.