American and World History

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    French and Indian War

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    It was a tax on sugar and molasses in the colonies
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    It was a tax on all paper products and documents in the colonies
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    A scuffle that broke out in Boston where british soliders killed 5 civilians that were revolting.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    It made a monoply on tea where colonists had to buy directly from Britain.
  • Boston tea Party

    Boston tea Party
    Colonists dressed as Indians and boarded ships in boston harbor and dumbed tea into the water to show they did not like the monoply put forth.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Acts that consisted of the quartering act, which allowed British soldiers to board in colonist houses .The colonist felt that these acts were violations as their rights as British Citizens thus leading to the colonists fighting for their freedom.
  • Battles of Lexington & Concord

    Battles of Lexington & Concord
    AKA; The shot heard around the world, this battle was the first military battle of the revolution.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    British victory during the siege of boston that cause many casualties to the colonists
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    It was an attempt to avoid war with Britain but it was rejected and the revolution ensued.
  • Siege of Boston End date

    Siege of Boston End date
    Was the day British supposedly left Boston for England but just went to Canada
  • Delaration of Independence

    Delaration of Independence
    A letter to the King that stated that americans wanted their freedom and stated all of Enlgands flaw's
  • Battles of New York

    Battles of New York
    A long series of battles between british and colonies which resulted in New York being controlled by the British
  • Battle of Germantown

    Battle of Germantown
    Battle over the capital ofthe US philidelphia and British won it. Assuring it's possesion for the winter of 77-78
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The turning point of the Revoloution, General Burgoyne surrender his army after being defeated.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The first constitution put forth by the 13 states.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    Harsh winter season for the colonists.
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    American Revolution

  • Battle of Charlestown

    Battle of Charlestown
    Large battle near the end of the revolution that resulted in 5000 casualties for the continental army.
  • Battle of Camden

    Battle of Camden
    Bloody battle that was won by the british. Horatio Gates was the losing general.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    A triumphant victory for the colonists. When the British surrendered and the colonies sieged yorktown
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    Treaty of Paris 1783
    The Treaty of Paris, signed on September 3, 1783, ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain and America.