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American Revolution

  • Albany Act

    Benjamin Franlkin proposed the idea of uniting the colonies under one government during the French Indian war.
  • The French and Indian War

    The beginning of the French Indian war. (the proclamation ended the war in 1763)
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    Road to Revolution

  • End of Salutary Neglect

    Salutary neglect was a long-standing British policy of avoiding strict enforcement of parliamentary laws meant to keep the American colonies obedient to Great Britain. It lasted from 1607-1763
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamation of 1763
    Ended the war between the French and the British over North America
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
  • Currency Act

    Currency Act
    Since the value of the colonial bills varied, parliament decided to assume control of the existing currency and implement their own
  • Sons of Liberty

    The Sons of Liberty was a political group made up of American Patriots that was designed to incite change in the British government's treatment of the Colonies
  • No taxation without representation

    "No taxation without representation" is a slogan originating during the 1750s and 1760s that summarized a primary grievance of the British colonists in the Thirteen Colonies, which was one of the major causes of the American Revolution.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Parliament decided to put a tax on stamps to decrease debt growing in England. The taxes were applied to any documents and/or traded goods.
  • Nonimportation Agreements

    ended in 1775
  • The Stamp Act Congress

  • Daughters of Liberty

    was a successful Colonial American group that consisted of women who displayed their patriotism by participating in boycotts of British goods following the passage of the Townshend Acts. They helped end the stamp act in 1766
  • The Townshend Acts

    The Townshend Acts were a series of acts passed beginning in 1767 by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America.
  • Boston Non-Importation Agreement

  • Boston Massacre

  • Tea Act

  • Boston Tea Party

  • “The Association”

    A system created by the First Continental Congress in 1774 for implementing a trade boycott with Great Britain.
  • Intolerable Acts

    This included:
    - Boston Port Act
    - Administration of Justice Act
    - Massachusetts Government Act
    - Quartering Act
    - Quebec Act
    *ended June 22
  • First Continental Congress Meeting

  • Virginia Militia

  • The Association

    prohibition of trade with Great Britain
  • Second Continental Congress

    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that met beginning on May 10, 1775, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, soon after warfare in the American Revolutionary War had begun.
  • End of Nonimportant Agreements

    British recognition of political rights through application of economic pressure.
  • Minutemen and redcoats clash at Lexington and Concord

  • George Washington named Commander in Chief

  • Battle of Bunker Hill

  • The Virginia Declaration of Rights

  • Washington crosses the Delaware and captures Trenton from Hessians

  • Paoli Massacre, PA

  • The United States and France sign the French Alliance

  • Articles of Confederation adopted

  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris formally ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain and the United States of America, which had rebelled against British rule.
  • U.S. Constituion signed

    U.S. Constituion signed