American Revolution Timeline

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War was a war between the French and the British. They were fighting for control of land. A good part of this war was fought in the Ohio River. The British and French also aligned themselves with the the Native Americans that lived near them.
  • Sugar Act

    When the Sugar Act was passed by the British the Americans were in a economic depression becuase of the war debt. To get more more the started to tax the Americans. It did really seem to aqffect the Americans to much because it was a indirect tax even though the colonists knew that it was there.
  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act was a direct tax that only affect the Americans. The stamps were placed on newspapers, magizines, and other offical documents.
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre happened because there was a lot of stress and tension because of the british troops that were staying in Boston. Finally people were getting in fights with British soliders which started a riot and caused the british to draw there weapons and resulted in 5 American deaths.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea party was a rebellion against the british government and the high taxes on tea. A group of americans went on a british ship and dumped 3 million dollars worth of tea in to the Boston Harbor.
  • Declaratory Act

    The Declaratory Act is a rule put in pace by the Brtish that basicly said that what ever the british said or what ever law was put in place the Americans had to follow it or they suffer the conquences.
  • Declaration of Independance

    Declaration of Independance
    The Declaraton of Independance was created by the Contintal Congress, this was written after we decided to declare our in dependance from Great Britian. This is also the reason we have indepandance day because The Declaration of Indepence was approved by congress on July 4th 1776. Some of the signers are John Hancock, John Adams, and Samuel Adams. And the document was written by Thomas Jefferson.