American Revolution

  • King George III ascends to the throne of England.

    King George III ascends to the throne of England.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The treaty of paris ended the French and Indian war.
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    Incubation Stage

    This is the first Appearance of Rebellion in the America's. King George hardly takes notice.
  • The Sugar act

    (No Date) The Sugar Act was a tax on sugars bought by american colonist. It was created because while fighting in the French Indian War they had gained a great amount of debt.
  • The Currency Act

    (Also No Date) This act was created a rule prohibiting American Colonist from using any form of paper money. This kept them in the style of mercantilism.
  • The Stamp Act

    This Act was the first direct tax on the people. It taxed people to pay for the british troops that were in the American Colonies.
  • Quartering Act

    This Forced American colonist to provide shelter for the british troops that needed it. They also needed to provide food too.
  • Sons Of Liberty

    A group called the sons of liberty forms. This was a secret organization oppose the Stamp Act. This group was composed of shop keepers and artisans.
  • Stamp Act (Continued)

    The Americans Ask to repeal the Stamp act. As it is not Necessary.
  • The Stamp Act (Part 3)

    The Stamp Act goes into effect. Thus causing violence in New York City
  • The Stamp Act (Part 4)

    Over 300 boston Merchants refuse to pay the Stamp act taxes.
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    Symptomatic Stage

    This is When the true leaders of America start to shine. The colonist are getting irritated and are starting to cause violence.
  • The Stamp Act (Part 5)

    Benjamin Franklin threatens A revolution if The Stamp Act is not Repealed. the British comply and repeal The Stamp Act
  • Townshend Revenue act

    this put taxes on imported goods.
  • More violence in New York

    VIolence occurs between the British soldiers and the Sons of Liberty. They refuse to comply with the quartering act.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    5 workers were shot by British troops. They were shot because the civilians were harrassing and throwing rocks at the soldier. 8 other British soldiers came and protected the soldier.
  • Quartering and Townshend Acts repealed

    The british try to please the Americans by Repealing two of the acts. the only tax now is for tea. This is not enough for the Americans, after what the British did during the Boston Massacre.
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    Crisis Stage

    The Time period in which theRevolution takes place.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea act taxed three cents on every pound of tea that was imported to massachusetts. It also provided the East India company an advantage by selling tea to british in America. This Made the British money by taxing the Colonist money for the stuff that the British bought.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    Officials in Boston Refused to send three ships of tea that had been taxed already back to Britain. Then group massachussetts colonist boarded the ship and tossed all of it into the harbor.
  • The Boston Port Act

    This Act Stopped all commercial trade through The massachussetts harbor, until the Colonist paid all of taxes on the tea that was thrown into the harbor.
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    A series of Battles occur between the British and The Americans. The Americans fight furiously for freedom. Thr British see this as no problem at first. but it soon grows into a growing problem
  • Rebellion!

    Parliament, back in England, declares that Massachussetts is in a state of rebellion.
  • Battle of Lexington & Concord

    General Gage orders Troops to destroy the colonist weapon depot in Concord. Paul Revere rides all the way to Concord to warn the Colonist. The Colonist were able to move the supplies many weeks before and were warned of the British plans the night before.
  • Congress places Colonies in defense mode.

    This means that the colonies are preparing to revolt against the British.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Colonist made a new position here. Once the British Found Out They Invaded.
  • Independence

    Thomas Jefferson presents the declaration of independence.
  • The Declaration of independence

    The Declaration of independence
    THis document was signed and sent to the king to show him that the Colonist were no longer his to control.
  • Indian Rebels against Colonist

    Indians attack American settlers because trhey belive Americans will take all of there land. Cherry Valley, New York
  • Colonist retaliate against Indians

    The colonist are not pleased with the indian behavior, therefore they fight back.
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    America, starts to become America.
  • The war is over

    Britain declares that all hostilities in America are over.
  • Official independence