american history time line

  • proclamation of 1763

    proclamation of 1763
    The proclamation prohibited crossing west of the Appalachian Mountains. the government did this because he wanted to limit western expansion. The colonists did not like this so they decided to rebel against the law.
  • Sugar Act (Revenue Act) (1764)

    Sugar Act (Revenue Act) (1764)
    Sugar act prohibited the reconfiguration of the tax on sugar. The reason for this act is because of taxation without representation. The colonists did like this so they started to protest.
  • Currency Act (1764)

    Currency Act (1764)
    The currency act prohibited colonies from printing paper money. The colonists did not like this so they reacted with a protest.
  • Stamp Act (1765)

    Stamp Act (1765)
    this act was the first-ever tax in North America. The colonists did not like this because they had to pay more taxes. the colonists responded in a protest.
  • The Quartering Act (1765)

    The Quartering Act (1765)
    this act prohibited British soldiers form living in their own homes. The colonists did not like this because this meant they had to pay more taxes. The reason the government did this is for the better payment of the army and their quarters.
  • Declaratory Act (1766)

    Declaratory Act (1766)
    this act said that British Parliament's taxing authority was the same in America as in Great Britain. the colonists did not like this because traditional rights for English men were under assault. The colonists attacked parliamentarily.
  • Townshend Revenue Act (1767)

    Townshend Revenue Act (1767)
    The act prohibited the New York Assembly from conducting any further business. The colonists did not like this because they colonists saw it as an abuse of power and it wasn't what the people wanted.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    it was the British troops vs the colonist and the colonists were mad about the acts but mainly the quartering act the colonists threw snowballs at the troops so the troops started firing gun shots.
  • The Tea Act (1773)

    The Tea Act (1773)
    The tea act stated a drawback of the duties of customs on the exportation of tea to any of his Majesty's colonies or plantations in America. The colonists did not like this because they believed the Tea Act was a tactic to gain colonial support for the tax already enforced.
  • boston tea party

    boston tea party
    this was about the sons of liberty of how they dump tea into rivers. It was also about the tea act and how to collonits reacted the colonists did not like the tea act.
  • The Intolerable Acts (1774)

    The Intolerable Acts (1774)
    This act said that there would be laws to punish protests of the tea act. The colonists did not like this because it basically took away self-governing. So the colonists started Continental Congress. The colonists did this because the British Parliament had to abolish the old laws
  • Lexington and concord

    Lexington and concord
    The British wanted their guns but the Americans gave the British the guns and the Americans wanted the guns back after the fight the Americans own and gained confidence. for Lexington British won but for concord, the Americans won.
  • Breeds hill

    Breeds hill
    the purpose was to take the hill and take high ground for the advantage becue they can see the entire city from the top of the hill after the fight they gained much confidence. The British ended up winning the fight.
  • declaration of independence

    declaration of independence
    This was about when America declared independence and started their own colony where we now live in the American. It also meant that all men were equal and people have life liberty and pursuit of happiness.
  • battle of trenton

    battle of trenton
    This battle was againts the americans vs the British and the hessians this lasted 10 years long the Americans finally pulled out and won the victory changed both countries a lot. The significance was that the Americans gained control of new jersey.
  • saratoga

    This was very important becasue it was the unitastates first good victory that they greatly needed and the birtish after the abttlemade peace with the colonits the bristish finally surrendered American won and after they won that led to American independence
  • valley forge

    valley forge
    During this battle, George Washington led his soldiers to a great victory. And by him being such a great leader the Americans won and later gained confidence from this win but the sad part is that almost 2000 American soldiers died.
  • battle of yorktown

    battle of yorktown
    This battle was about how cornwallis sent benjamin lincoln to get the surrrendored The Americans won and after this battle a new nation was born and also after this battle there was peace for 2 years.
  • treaty of paris

    treaty of paris
    This was about establishing American independence and this brought the American revolution to an end and stopped all the madness