American History Timeline

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The proclamation stoped settlers from crossing west of the Appalachian Mountains. The government took control of the colonies, this made them unhappy.
  • Sugar Act 1764

    Sugar Act 1764
    The Sugar act prohibited increasing tax. The molasses Act had taxed American colonial imports of sugar and rum from outside the British Empire. Colonist started to smuggling goods.
  • Currency Act 1764

    Currency Act 1764
    The Currency Act issued any new bills. They had a currency system based on the pound sterling. The colonist would protest.
  • The Quartering Act 1765

    The Quartering Act 1765
    The Quartering Act raised revenue from the British colonies in America. Government provided, payed, feed, and gavel he shelter troops. Most of the troops were compliant.
  • Stamp Act 1765

    Stamp Act 1765
    The Stamp act made the colonist pay the own tax and pay their bills. They colonists had assemblies so they assumed responsibility for internal taxes.
  • Declaratory Act 1766

    Declaratory Act 1766
    The Declaratory directly payed the duties and taxes. They had assemblies and so they were fully aware. The colonist were declared by the Kings.
  • Townshend Revenue Act 1767

    Townshend Revenue Act 1767
    The Townshend taxed plantations plantations in America. The government taxed American colonies. Colonist Protested.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a violent riot it was between the American colonist vs the British Soldiers.
  • Tea Act 1773

    Tea Act 1773
    The Tea Act raised the revenue in American colonies. The government imposed new taxes. The tea was shipped the colonist directly.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a political protest the American colonist were mad at the British because of Taxation without representation.
  • The Intolerable Acts 1774

    The Intolerable Acts 1774
    The Intolerable Acts the government would received payment for their lost income. Them after the crime raised massively.
  • Lexington and concord

    Lexington and concord
    The purpose of the Lexington and concord is to the defend them and when the they did defeat the Americans got encouraged.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    The purpose was to capture the high ground and take over the Boston Harbor. British took over and then George Washington arrived and took control.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence is when the congress declared independence. And when they rally all the troops and announce the new creation of a new country.
  • The Battle of Trenton

    The Battle of Trenton
    George Washington is the general. Americans needed the victory because they were in dark times. And the American Won
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The main people were John Burgoynes and Peter Gansevert and Jaseph Brant. This was the First great victory for United States the British surrendered.
  • Vally Forge

    Vally Forge
    The General of Vally Forge is George Washington. Around 2000 people died. The Americans Won. After this the Americans regained their confidence.
  • Yorktown

    George Washington goes to Yorktown with 16,000 men and America wins. This is when the New Nation was born.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    This Established Americans with Independency. They Forbid British to carry slaves. They also made peace with England.
  • The Whiskey Rebellion

    The Whiskey Rebellion
    Whiskey Rebellion was the first test of executive power for the young government. The Resistance came from the southern states of Pennsylvania.
  • XYZ Affair

    XYZ Affair
    When France began to the Americans And the President Adams sent diplomats to go discuss with the French They Demanded money which the Americans did not like.
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Alien and Sedition Acts
    The American Citizens were worried about European immigrants who might side with the French which could of been bad.
  • Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions

    Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
    Democratic-Republicans thought the Alien and Sedition Acts were an abuse of power. The acts were unconstitutional because they interfered with the constitutional rights.
  • Embargo Act

    Embargo Act
    This battle hurt Britten and France and the economies because they don't want want war. The President authorized to enforce embargo.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    Seconded American Revolution British should treat us with equal respect. And if they don't war will happen.
  • McCulloch v. Maryland

    McCulloch v. Maryland
    Happened when the congress created the first bank of the United states. A central bank can help the government mange its economy.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The European powers will view the U.S after Monroe as the us trying to trick them. If the Don't bother the U.S the U.S wont bother them. They were close the the U.S so it could be easy for them to attack.