American Revoltution by lawton

  • Freanch and Indian War Ends

  • Proclamation Of 1763

    The proclamation of 1763 was issued, said that no colonist could move west past the appalacian mountains
  • Sugar Act

    Said that the colinist could only trade with Britain as it regards to mollases and sugar
  • Admirality Courts

    The admirality courts were a set of courts that controlled maritime laws
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act placed taxes on household goods to pay off the war debt
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    The Quartering Act stated that the colonist had to house and feed the red coat soldiers
  • Virginia Resolves-Patrick Henry

    Patrick Henry convinces the House of Bugesses to
  • The stamp act was repealed

    But the same day the British parliment passed the Declaratory Acts which said, that the British government had total power of colonial legislation.
  • Townshed Acts

    It placed taxes on paper, lead, paint, oil, and tea. Taxes were placed o imports to.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    5 colonist were killed in this "massacre". The colonist actually started the physical implications by throwing rocks at the gaurds, by antgonizing them.
  • Committee of Correspondence

    The Committee of Correspondence was established to organize wriitten communication inside of the colony
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    This act actually lowered taxes on tea from the British East company, so that the British East Company may regain their wealth.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a resistance event where the sons of liberty dumoed all of the tea from the British East India company into the sea
  • Intolerable Acts

    • Boston Port act closed the port of Boston and demanded that the bostonians pay for the dumped tea
    • Mass. Gav. Act Banned town meetings, all offices were subject to appointment by the king
    • Administration Of Justice Act says the the royal governor can move a trial to another colony for an unbiased jury
  • First Continental Congress

    7 out of 13 colony reps. showed up to discuss what the colonist were going to do about the intolarable acts
    (in carpenter's hall in phiidelphia)
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The start of the American Revolution. The americans won the battles
  • Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga, occupied by the British, was capture by the colonist.Benedict Arnold of Massachusetts joined Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys of Vermont in a dawn attack on the fort. It was the first TRUE american victory
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    -They argreed to to establish the Continental Army, and George Washington would be the commander.
    -Money was agreed to be printed
    - Aforeign relations committee was formed
    - It bacame a full fleged governing body
  • Bunker Hill

    "British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts. Despite their loss, the inexperienced colonial forces inflicted significant casualties against the enemy, and the battle provided them with an important confidence boost."-
  • Battle of Quebec

    Patriot forces under Colonel Benedict Arnold (1741-1801) and General Richard Montgomery (1738-75) attempted to capture Quebec, to add a 14th colony for support in the American Revolution. The attack failed, and Montgomery died. The first major defeat of the Revolutionary War for the Americans.
  • Thomas Paine's Common Sense

    it called for independence for the American colonies from Britain and is considered one of the most influential pamphlets in American history. It united average citizens and political leaders behind the idea of independence. ""Common Sense" played a remarkable role in transforming a colonial squabble into the American Revolution."
  • Decleration of Independence

    Decleration of Independence
    -Was fist written by Thomas Jefferson
    -It explains why they wanted to seperate from Britiain
    - It was revised by 4 other colonist before it was signed on August 2 1776
  • Battle of Trenton

    "In the Battle of Trenton (December 26), Washington defeated a formidable garrison of Hessian mercenaries before withdrawing. A week later he returned to Trenton to lure British forces south, then executed a daring night march to capture Princeton on January 3. The victories reasserted American control of much of New Jersey and greatly improved the morale and unity of the colonial army and militias"
  • Battle of Saratoga

    -Fought on Sept.19 and Oct.7
    -Battles of Saratoga were a turning point in the American Revolution
    -"Burgoyne again attacked the Americans at Bemis Heights on October 7th, but this time was defeated and forced to retreat. He surrendered ten days later, and the American victory convinced the French government to formally recognize the colonist's cause and enter the war as their ally."
  • Articles of Confederation

    -Officially ratified on May 1.1781
    -The outline of the american government before the constitution
  • Valley Forge Winter

    Valley Forge Winter
    -George Wshington takes his troops into winter quarters at Valley Forge
    -The Continental Army was on the brink of collapsing
    -Congress was unable to provide fresh colthing or fod
    - Throuh his corprol punishment and brining in other officers saved Washington and the army
  • Benedict becomes an official traitor

    -He tries to sell the Fort of West Point to the British
  • Battle of Yorktown

    -General George Washington, commanding a force of 17,000 French and Continental troops, begins the siege known as the Battle of Yorktown against British General Lord Charles Cornwallis
    -British surrendered, the end of the Revolutionary War
  • Treaty of Patis

    Treaty of Patis
    -"The Treaty of Paris of 1783, negotiated between the United States and Great Britain, ended the revolutionary war and recognized American independence." -