American Revolution

  • Proclamaton

    British government issued the Proclamation of 1763, it banned colonial settlement west of a line drawn along the appalachain mountains.
  • Sugear Act

    Sugear Act
    Parliament put a duty (import tax) on several products, including molasses.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    parliment passed Stamp Act witch required all colonists buy specialtax stamps for all kinds of products and activites. ( newspapers, wills, licenses ECT.)
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  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    parliament repealed all the townshend duties-excpt the one on tea. the tax was left in force to demonstrate parliament's rights to tax the colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    colonists desguised them selves as native americans borded the tea ship and within three hours they threw 342 cases of tea into the harbor
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    british arived in lexington and orded the minutemen they refused and shots rang out killing 8 american soilders the bigger battle took place concord killing many americans.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    colonists had little ammunition so they went to the top of the hill to use what they did have to show a stronger fight they eventually lost but showed the british that it wasnt going to be easy.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    the declaration of independence has become one of the worlds enduring documents the statement that all men are created equal.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    general John Burgoyne came up with a plan to cut off New England from the rest of the states. the american victory ended the british threat to england and destroyed bitish hope to an easy victory. helped conviensce europeans that the americans had a sound chance of winnig
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    cornwallis found himself in a trap so he had no choice but to surrender americans won and this was the last major battle of the war.