American Revolution

  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act is made to lower taxes on molasses. The reason for this act was to persuade the colonists to not try and smuggle molasses. This act was repealed in 1766.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    This act was made to tax almost all printed material such as paper
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    In the commotion during the 5th of March, during all the hub-bub someone welled fire, which is unkwoun and then in the end 5 people died. The picture by Paul Revere if you look closely has a dog in it which was to show that the day that happened was like any other day.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    Now this act was passed without representation so just that itself got the colonists mad. Its principal overt objective was to reduce the massive surplus of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company in its London warehouses.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    What happened this day was when officials in Boston refused to return three ship-loads of taxed tea, a group of colonists boarded the ship and destroyed the tea by throwing it overboard. This all eventually led up to Parliament maked the Coercive Acts.
  • Paul Revere's Ride

    Paul Revere's Ride
    This night was the day before the battle of Lexington and Concord. On this night Paul put two lanterns on top of a church steeple. Which was a warning to the Americans that the British Red-Coats were coming.
  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The Battle of Lexington and Concord
    In the British side one of their leaders were General Thomas Gage. The first shot that started it all, no one really knows who took it. But once it was fired it was going to last years and years to come.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    This day is one of the most important in the United States history. This is the day where all 56 signatures came together and said I want to be independent from Britian. There were in this document four sections, which the first one is called the preamble.
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    The Seige of Yorktown

    This was a battle that was also fought alongside with the famous George Washington. The strength of both wars were pretty even with the british having 1000 reinforcements over the Americans.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    This was a peace treaty between the two countries of Great Britian and the United States. This treaty eventually ended all war between both sides.