Revolution

Revolutions

By l.davis
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
  • Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France

    Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France
  • Committees of Correspondence

    The very first Commitee of Corrspondence was formed in Boston. All of them led up to the first and second contential congress, which started in 1774.
  • Tar and Feathering

    Captain William Smith, an American, was captured by what he believed to be Norfolk assailants and was a victim of the tar and feathers. Afterwards, he was embarrasingly carted through American towns. Soon after he was cast into the sea and saved by a passing ship.
  • Repeal of Stamp Act

    Repeal of Stamp Act
  • Townsend Act, new revenue taxes on North American colonists

    Townsend Act, new revenue taxes on North American colonists
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was the killing of 5 American men by British soliders. It started when a barbers apprentice shouted an insult to one of the soliders. Next, the solider came up and knock the boy in the ear with his rifle. The boy cried for help and eventually returned with a group of angered towns people. The mob pelted ice and snowballs at the soliders and the soliders fired there guns killing 5 men and wounding 6 others.
  • Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops

    Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops
  • The Gaspee Incident

    While chasing a merchant ships which the Gaspee thought to have been smuggling illegal goods, the Gaspeeran into a bay near Providence named Narragansett Bay. During the next night, a group of British men got onto the Gaspee, wounded the captain, and set it on fire.The group was being led by a wealthy merchant named John Brown.
  • The Tea Act

    Designed basically to boost up the East Indian Tea company, which had 18,000,000 pounds of unsold tea. The tea was being shipped to different colonies and were going to be sold for bargains.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A grant given to the East Indian company allowing them to sell there tea to colonists for cheap prices.
  • The Coercive or Intolerable Acts

    Bills that stated that certain things were/ were not able to be done for the places they were written for.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
  • The Quebec Act

    An act created for greater rights and weakth for the French. Controlled by the British after the Paris Treaty.
  • The British are Coming...

    Paul Revere was sent to Massachusetts to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that the British army were marching that way.
  • The Shot Heard 'Round the World

    he first shot, from Lexington, Masachusetts, indicting the war had begun.
  • The Second Continental Congress

    Written by John Hancock. He replaced some of the first contentials with new one such as Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson.
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    American Revolution

  • Thomas Paine: Common Sense

    Thomas Paine published the book to many colonies and it was almost automatically a best seller.It is even one of the best pamphlets in the English language.
  • Stamp Act passed by British Parliament

    Stamp Act passed by British Parliament
    Captain William Smith, an American, was captured by what he believed to be Norfolk assailants and was a victim of the tar and feathers. Afterwards, he was embarrasingly carted through American towns. Soon after he was cast into the sea and saved by a passing ship.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Richard Henry Lee brought the constitution to the congress for it to be signed for the independence from Britian.
  • American and French representatives sign two treaties in Paris: a Treaty of Amity and Commerce and a Treaty of Alliance.

    American and French representatives sign two treaties in Paris: a Treaty of Amity and Commerce and a Treaty of Alliance.
  • Ratification of Constitution of the United States of America

    Ratification of Constitution of the United States of America
  • Estates General convened for the first time in 174 years in France 1789 Storming of the Bastille, prison (and armory) in Paris

     Estates General convened for the first time in 174 years in France 1789 	   Storming of the Bastille, prison (and armory) in Paris
  • National Constituent Assembly and French Declaration of the Rights of Man

    National Constituent Assembly and French Declaration of the Rights of Man
  • Beheading of King Louis XVI

     Beheading of King Louis XVI
  • Slave rebellion in Saint Domingue

    Slave rebellion in Saint Domingue
  • U.S. Bill of Rights ratified by states

    U.S. Bill of Rights ratified by states
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    French Revolution

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    Haiti Revolution

  • French National Assembly gives citizenship to all free people of color in the colony of Saint Domingue.

    French National Assembly gives citizenship to all free people of color in the colony of Saint Domingue.
  • France declares war on Austria

    France declares war on Austria
  • France declares war on Great Britain

    France declares war on Great Britain
  • All slaves on Saint Domingue emancipated by the French revolutionary authorities to join the French army and fight against the British

    All slaves on Saint Domingue emancipated by the French revolutionary authorities to join the French army and fight against the British
  • Toussaint leads troops against the British

    Toussaint leads troops against the British
  • French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint

    French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint
  • French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint

      French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint
  • Toussaint negotiates peace with the British

    Toussaint negotiates peace with the British
  • Toussaint negotiates peace with the British

      Toussaint negotiates peace with the British
  • War ends between Great Britain and France

    War ends between Great Britain and France
  • Constitution for Haiti

      Constitution for Haiti
  • General Leclerc sent by Napoleon to subdue colony and re-institute slavery

    General Leclerc sent by Napoleon to subdue colony and re-institute slavery
  • New declaration of war between Great Britain and France

    New declaration of war between Great Britain and France
  • French withdraw troops; Haitians declare independence

    French withdraw troops; Haitians declare independence
  • Napoleon crowns himself emperor of France

     Napoleon crowns himself emperor of France
  • Jean-Jacques Dessalines crowns himself emperor of Haiti

    Jean-Jacques Dessalines crowns himself emperor of Haiti
  • British end the slave trade

      British end the slave trade
  • Declarations of self-government in most Latin American colonies

     Declarations of self-government in most Latin American colonies
  • French expelled from Spain.

     French expelled from Spain.
  • Napoleon defeated and French empire reduced in Europe to France alone

    Napoleon defeated and French empire reduced in Europe to France alone
  • French abolish slave trade

    French abolish slave trade
  • U.S. President Monroe declares doctrine against European interference with the new republics in the Americas, known as the Monroe Doctrine.

    U.S. President Monroe declares doctrine against European interference with the new republics in the Americas, known as the Monroe Doctrine.