American revolution

  • Albany Plan Of Union

    Albany Plan Of Union
    Benjamin Franklin's 1754 cartoon was plea for unity in defending the colonies during the French and Indian war.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The stamp act of 1765 was a direct tax imposed by the British Parliament. The purpose of the tax was to help pay for troops stationed in North America.
  • Boston Massacre

     Boston Massacre
    In Boston, an angry crowd of workers and sailors shouted at the soldiers nad threw snowballs and rocks at them. Frightened soldiers fired into the crowd, killing five and wounding six.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Members of the Sons of Liberty protested the Tea Act by dumping chests of tea into Boston Harbor.
  • "Shot heard round the world" Lexington and Concord

    The first shot of the American revolution
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The British objective was to take over Bunker Hill. In the end they suceeded.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Congress approved the Declaration of Independence.It declared the colonies freedom from Britain.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The turning point in the war.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    A decisive victory by a combined assault of American forces and French forces.