government timeline

By abriah
  • The French and Indian War

    The seven years (1754-1758) war was a massive conflict involving, Austria, England, France,Great Britain,Prussia,and Sweden.The conflist was played out in Europe.
  • The Sugar Act

    parliament passed a modified version of the Sugar and Molasses Act, which was about to expire. Under the Molasses Act colonial merchants had been required to pay a tax of six pence per gallon on the importation of foreign molasses.
  • The Stamp Act

    The stamp act was passed by the Parliament on march 22,1765. The new tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used.
  • boston massacre

    The boston massacre was a street fight that occured on March 5, 1770, between a patriot mob, throwing snow balls, stones, sticks, and a squad of british Soldiers. five colonists were killed as a result
  • The Boston Tea Party

    American protests led to Parliament's repeal of the Townshend duties-except for the duty on tea retained by the british as a matter of principles. A group of indignant colonists, led by Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, disguised themselves as Native Americans, boarded the ships on the night of Dec. 16, 1773, and threw the tea into the harbor. In reply the Parliament passed the Boston Port.
  • American Revolutionary War

    British Soldiers and American patriots fought at Lexington, Massachuetts and nearby Concord. In 1783 the Treaty of Paris ended the war. Great Britain was forced to recognize the independence of the 13 colonies of the united States. The revolutionary war led to the birth of a new nation.
  • The Declaration Of Independence

    On July 2 the Continental Congress voted to declare independence from Great Britain and on 4th the July 1776 the same continental congress adopted the Declaration of Independence which was signed by thomas jefferson. The Founding Fathers signed the document in August after it was finished
  • World War 1

    Was a world conflict lasting 1914 to 1919, with the fighting lasting till 1918. The war was fought by the Allies on one side, and the Central Powers on the other side. By the end, the war had become the second bloodiest conflict in recorded history. World War 1 became infamous for trench welfare, where troops were confined to trenches because of tight defenses
  • World War 2

    germany invaded Poland without warnin sparking the start of World War 2. Six long years andbloody years of total war, fought over thousand of square kilometres followed.
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War was to dominate international affairs for decades and many major crises -the cuban missile crisis,Vietnam,Hungary,and the Berlin Wall. The Cold War is the name given to the relationship that developed primarily between the USA and the USSR after World War 2.