American History timeline

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Proclamation of 1763 was an act that forbade settlers to cross the application mountains. immigrants were not happy with the act and but it didn't really affect them that much. This was to help protect native lands.
  • Sugar act 1764

    Sugar act 1764
    The goal of the sugar act was to put taxation of sugar to stop the smuggling of sugar. settlers were not happy with the act because the settlers did not want to pay.
  • currency act 1764

    currency act 1764
    the goal of this act was to make new bills and have a new way of currency because the colonist was suffering from a shortage of currency, like no gold mines or silver mines, and was super hard to make money. The colonist did not like the act and started to protest very forcefully. The colonist did not like the new bills and were super mad.
  • The stamp act 1765

    The stamp act 1765
    This act was to put a taxation on stamps. ton raise money for the soldier. The colonist did not like the act because they didn't want to pay taxes on small little things.
  • The Quartering act

    The Quartering act
    This act prohibited British soldiers from being quartered in private homes. because it was to increase the military and help them, the colonist did not like it and resented and opposed it. Because the soldiers and the colonist still had to pay there taxes could stay in their house the colonist still had to pay there taxes
  • The Declaratory Act 1766

    The Declaratory Act 1766
    The act was to make laws that the colonist had to follow because The French want to keep control over the colonist. The colonist was outraged by the act because they thought it was unfair and a threat to their independence.
  • Townshend Revenue 1767

    Townshend Revenue 1767
    There were four laws passed in this act 1: Suspending act 2: revenue act 3: identify act and 4: commissar of customs act. These acts were to collect taxes. The colonists were super angry at this act because they did not want to pay taxes.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    In the Boston Massacre, There was a street fight that happened in Boston because, The colonist started throwing snowballs, sticks, and rocks at the soldiers and the soldiers started firing and killing 5 men.
  • The Tea Act 1773

    The Tea Act 1773
    This act was to ship tea directly to the colonist and have to pass through England. This was to bail out the floundering Of the east India company. The colonist reacted to this act by never accepting the constitutionality because they didn't want to act.
  • The tea party

    The tea party
    During the tea party, the colonist got made a great Britain and started screaming “taxation without representation” and then dumped 342 chests of tea, imported by the British East India Company into the harbor.
  • The Intolerable Act 1774

    The Intolerable Act 1774
    This act allowed the Royal, navvy, to blockade Boston harbor, because they wanted to punish the Massachusetts colony for the Boston tea party. The colonist started to protest because they were mad ant it to stop.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    The battle of Lexington and Concord was because the British had ordered troops to seize weapons from the town of Concord and to Capture the rebel leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock from the town of Lexington. So they ended up in a fight.
  • Bunker hill

    Bunker hill
    At the battle of bunker hill, the British beat the Americans. Despite their loss, the inexperienced colonial forces inflicted significant casualties against the enemy, and the battle provided them with an important confidence boost during the Siege of Boston
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    John Burgoyne, Peter Gansevoort, and joseph Brant all led the battle of Saratoga. British surrendered and it was the first great Victory. Winning the battle contributed to America's independence.
  • Battle of Valley Forge

    Battle of Valley Forge
    Baron von Steuben and General George Washington led the battle of Valley Forge. Many people died in the battle but America won in the end. After the win The Americans regained confidence.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of independence was the day America got its freedom against the British colonies. The document letter that gave them their independence was approved by the Continental Congress. ever since that day, (July 4, 1776) it is now a national holiday for America.
  • Trenton

    Trenton
    George Washington led the Battle Of Trenton. America really needed to win the war because they were in there darkest times. America ended up winning the war and helped them because it put the Americans in control if New Jersey again.
  • Treaty of paris

    Treaty of paris
    Benjamin Franklin John Adams John Jay and Henry Lawrence Let the Treaty of Paris. the battle brought America's revolution to an end. It also set rules, the Treaty of Paris Established American IndependenceEstablished its boundaries, Dealt with Fishing rights, Forbid the British to carry slaves, and Negotiated on the Mississippi River.
  • Yorktown

    Yorktown
    General Charles Cornwall's led the British army, and General George Washington led the American soldiers. America wins and George Washington takes 16,00 men to Yorktown.
  • The Whiskey Rebellion

  • McCulloch v. Maryland