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American Revolution

  • Ending of the French and Indian War (In North America)

    Ending of the French and Indian War (In North America)
  • Committees of Correspondence

    Committees of Correspondence
    Helped spread propaganda and information through letters.
  • The Currency Act

    The Currency Act
    This act regulated money issued by the colonies.
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    A act imposing a direct tax onto the colonies requiring that they use stamped paper made in London.
  • The Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act
    These acts ordered the local governments of American colonies to provide housing and provisions for British soldiers.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    These acts were taxes to create revenue to pay the salaries of governors.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    British army soldiers and Boston civilians clashed and five civilians were killed by British troops.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    This acts principle was to reduce the massive surplus of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    An act of direct action by colonists in Boston in the colony of Massachusetts, against the British government and the monopolistic East India Company that controlled the tea importation.
  • Beginning The American War of Independence

    Beginning The American War of Independence
  • Continental Marines Established

    Continental Marines Established
    First Marine Corps of the United States.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence