American Revolution Redmond

Timeline created by JaQuan Redmond
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act intended to raise revenue by requiring the purchase of stamps to be placed on public documents, there were 55 documents subject to the duty.
  • The Declaratory Act

    The Declaratory Act
    The Declaratory Act was passed on March 18, 1766, at the same time as the repeal of the 1765 Stamp Act.
  • The Townshend Act

    The Townshend Act
    The Act imposed import duties on 72 items including paint, tea, glass and paper.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    The Tea Act of 1773 granted the East India Company exclusive license to import and distribute tea to the American colonies.
  • Coercive Acts

    Coercive Acts
    Is a time when the British wanted to use their rules to get over the parliament.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    As retaliation for the Boston Tea Party, Britain imposed the Coercive Acts in 1774.
  • Battle at Lexington and Concord

    Battle at Lexington and Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord signaled the start of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Jefferson writes the Deceleration of Independence

    Jefferson writes the Deceleration of Independence
    The reason for Jefferson signing the Deceleration of Independence was him saying that he was tired of how the people were treated.
  • The Battle of Trenton and Jersey

    The Battle of Trenton and Jersey
    The victories reasserted American control of much of New Jersey and greatly improved the morale and unity of the colonial army and militias.
  • Howe captures Philadelphia

    Howe captures Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, of course, was the American capital and the meeting place of the Continental Congress.
  • American and British Battle of Saratoga

    American and British Battle of Saratoga
    The battle of Saratoga was the turning point in the war that was in favor of the Americans.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    This was made to represent how each state is to have its own set of rights.
  • Congress Prohibits Enslaved People Imported to the US

    Congress Prohibits Enslaved People Imported to the US
    Congress passed in 1800 made it illegal for Americans to engage in the slave trade between nations, and gave U.S.
  • State Constitutions

    State Constitutions
    The constitution established the national government and fundamental laws for the citizens.
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    It was a place where the British could occupy Philadelphia. And watch over the people there.
  • Spain Declares war on Britain

    Spain Declares war on Britain
    They declared war on them because they were tired of working for Britain so they gained allies and fought them and then they gave the Americans supplies and munitions in return.
  • John Paul Jones & Serapis

    John Paul Jones & Serapis
    John Paul Jones won a hard fought battle against British ships of war and serapis.
  • British Forces Capture Charles Town

    British Forces Capture Charles Town
    The British were intending to use the city as a base for further operations in the southern colonies.
  • British Surrender at Yorktown

    British Surrender at Yorktown
    The reason the British surrendered is because they didn't have it financially to create a new army.
  • Plans for the First Federal Tax

    Plans for the First Federal Tax
    The first income tax was created in 1861 during the Civil War as a mechanism to finance the war effort. In addition, Congress passed the Internal Revenue Act in 1862 which created the Bureau of Internal Revenue, an eventual predecessor to the IRS.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris ended the French and Indian War/Seven Years' War between Great Britain and France, as well as their respective allies.
  • Spain closed lower Mississippi River to American Western Settlers

    They closed it to the Americans because they were threatened by them.
  • The Ordinance of 1785

    The Ordinance of 1785
    This was made so that people could settle in land. And purchase land across northern territory.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    This happened because of lack of money. And then that caused the people to then become very angry.
  • Convention

    Convention
    Was the point in time where america needed to find out how it was going to be governed
  • The North West Ordinance

    The North West Ordinance
    The reason for this was for the policies of owning the land. And also an organic act on congress.
  • Singing of the Constitution

    Was signed to handle all of the laws that needed to be made.
  • Delaware first state to approve Constitution

  • New Hampshire ratifies Constitution

  • Manumission

    This was to free the rights of enslaved Africans.
  • Land Act of 1800

    This gave people the right to purchase land in the northwestern territory.