American revolutinary War timeline

Timeline created by Theo Jhung
  • French And Indian War

    French And Indian War
    The French and Indian War was a battle against the British Americans, And New France, during 1754 and 1763. With the Native Americans being allied with the British Americans, it was a victory for the British, and with a population making Frances 60,000 look small compared to the British 2 million. After the battle, although the victor, they suffered dept and that's what started all the taxing leading to the American Revolutionary War.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were well known as the first battles in the American revolutionary war. They were fought on April 19, 1775, in the towns of lincoln, Lexington, Concord, and other places like the province of Massachusetts Bay.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    On March 22, 1765, the Stamp Act passed. How it worked was that there was a certain stamp that represented the tax, and was put on the item. But the catch is that they taxed everything from playing cards to marriage licenses. This was also the first direct tax used by the British to collect revenue from the colonies.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    The Townshend Acts were laws that passed during 1767 and put taxes on more things restricting American freedom. Taxis were put on imports of glass, paper, paint, and lead; ESPECIALLY tax on tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    On March 5, 1770, In Boston, there were British soldiers that were being verbally attacked by a mob, and then the mob tempted them to fire. There were several casualties, and the soldiers were ordered not to fire.
  • Treaty of Alliance

    Treaty of Alliance
    This was an alliance between France and America and was formed to help the Americans win the revolutionary war. This was signed on the second continental congress on February 6, 1778.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston tea party was when some Americans were African American masks and threw tea off of a boat that was transferring tea to the US. The cause of this was the Tea Act, where English men had to never pay for tea taxes but Americans had to.
  • The First Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress
    Established on September 5 of 1774, all 13 colonies, excluding Georgia, Went to Philadelphia, to put the Coercive Acts back into action. These laws were set to prevent any further taxing by the British.
  • Invasion Of Quebec

    Invasion Of Quebec
    On June 1775 the Continental Army was sent to take control of the Province of Quebec. This was also to convince some Canadians to join the Continental Army and join the revolution. But it ended as a British victory.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    During the begging of the American revolutionary war, the American side was down on firepower so they set up a plan to go to bunker hill to secure supplies to fight back in the war. During that, there was also a fight then named after Bunker Hill known as the Battle of bunker hill. When it was over people thought the Americans won but at the same time the British thought that they have won.
  • DeWint House

    DeWint House
    It was first built in 1700 by Daniel DeClark and later Used as a temporary headquarters for George Washington. His first visit was on August 8, 1780.
  • Declaration Of Independence

    Declaration Of Independence
    Was established on July 4, 1776, at the second meeting of the continental congress. Mainly to separate themselves from England for the 13 colonies to be free and a declaration of war.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The Battle of Saratoga was fought in the second year of the revolutionary war, between September and October of 1777. This turned to be a victory for the continental army, turning the tides of the revolutionary war.
  • Articles Of Confederation

    Articles Of Confederation
    Written in 1777, but accepted in March of 1781. Made to finally make all American states independent. It was main focus was to keep independence with the states, so they have their own governments and weren’t controlled by one central government.
  • Battle of Monmouth

    Battle of Monmouth
    June 28, 1778, of the American revolutionary war, a battle broke out near the Monmouth Courthouse and the last battle of the Philadelphia campaign. Also, later in the fight, France had set up a treaty with the Americans, called the treaty of alliance. This was to break the hopes of the British.
  • Baylor’s Massacre

    Baylor’s Massacre
    September 27, 1778, a surprise attack came down on a continental regimen and happened in present-day New Jersey. It was a small attack, with 15 casualties out of 116.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    September 3, 1783, Representatives of King George the third and the representatives of Canada and America, signed a treaty that officially ended the American Revolutionary War.
  • Execution of John Andre

    Execution of John Andre
    John Andre, a 30-year-old British spy, was kept as a prisoner of war for the Continental Army for 13 months. Later, he was executed on October 2, 1780. He was caught because of helping Benedict Arnold for the attempted surrender at West Point.
  • Battle of Kings Mountain

    Battle of Kings Mountain
    The Battle of Kings Mountain happened on October 7, 1780. This was a battle agent for the Patriots and Loyalist militias and was the war's largest All-American fight. The result was a victory for the Patriots.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The Battle of Yorktown or The Siege of Yorktown lasted from September 28 to October 19 of 1781. This was the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War and was a battle against the Continental Army on the American side and a French army on the British.