Top Ten Events of American Independence

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  • The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War
    The British and French tussled and the British came out feeling the brilliant success of hard earned victory. That's not the only thing they ended up with. In earning their they also worked up a large dept. Because of their dept they pressed the colonist for more money. With the British pressing for more money and the fact that the French were pretty much out of their way the colonist level of tolerence was buckeling and the their hunger for revolution was beggining.
  • Proclaimation

    The British impose a document that says that colonists can't move past the Appalachian Mt. Though this wasn't put in place to negatively effect the colonists, they took offense and though it as another way British was flooping them around.
  • Commitee of Correspondence

    Commitee of Correspondence
    This group was led by Samuel Adams. What they did was spread information about the "horrible acts" of the British against them. This spread anger and build feelings of rebellion amoung colonists.
  • Stamp Act/ Stamp Act Congress

    Stamp Act/ Stamp Act Congress
    After ending the French and Indian War the British had major dept. One of the ways that they off- set their debt was by taxing people under their domain. They taxed people in Britian way more than they taxed the colonists, but they still protested the taxing because they felt it was too high and unfair. So the British took it away. Days later reps. from nine of the colonies met to draw up some rights and right down some of the things that were bothering them in opposition tothe British.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    This was signifigant in our independence because when news got out about what actually happened it angered the colonist, strengthening their resentment of the British, although the truth of what happened that day wasn't.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    As a result of the British issued Tea Act the people once again undermining the British by dumping tons of boxes of tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    British soliders were ordered to go and take all the gunpowder from Lexington and Concord and sieze John Hancock and Samuel Adams, but the colonists weren't having it. The ended up fighting the British. This battle was the first time they had open conflict.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The British and the colonists went to war and the coloniest came out victoriously. Their victory at the battle of Bunker Hill led to King George III declaring that they were officially in rebellion.
  • Unoffical Independence

    Unoffical Independence
    Colonists wrote up documents for independence from Britain.