French and indian war

American Revolution

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The Briitish and the French were fighting over land in North America in 1754 -1763.British win
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Law issued by King George III stating that colonists were no longer allowed to settle on land west of the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The British put a 3 cent tax on sugar,coffee,indigo,and some wine to get money for the government in America.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Law passed by parliament that put a tax on all printed material,in the 13 colonies.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    Laws passed by parliament that taxed goods imported by the 13 colonies from Britain.
  • Daughters of Liberty

    Daughters of Liberty
    Groups of American women patriots who wove cloth to replace boycotted British goods
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British soldiers kill 5 American colonists because the colonists were throwing rocks and weapons at them.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    American colonists sneak on to a delivery boat and throw 342 crates of tea into Boston Harbor to boycott the tea.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Parliament closed Boston Harbor after the Boston tea party to save the lost money for government.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    2A group of 56 delegates from all 132 colonies but Georgia who met in Philadelphia to act togethe in response to the Intolerable Acts
  • Paul Revere's Ride

    Paul Revere's Ride
    Paul Revere was trying to warn the Americans about the British coming,he got captured but the Americans still got the message
  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The Battle of Lexington and Concord
    When the British were trying to take over Concord because it was a weapon depot , but the Americans were warned so they prepared and stopped the British
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Group of people who met when the Revolutionary War started to discuss the British and Revolutionary War.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    1000 British soldiers were killed and injured and and only 400 American soldiers were killed or wounded. Americans Won
  • First Flag

    First Flag
    First Flag made by Betsy Ross when Washington asks her to make it
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Document declaring the 13 colonies independent from Great Britain signed by John Hancock, John Adams, and Samuel Adams.
  • The Battle of Trenton

    The Battle of Trenton
    The battle between Washington and German Hessians(mercenaries) for Trenton.Winner:Washington
  • Washington Crosses the Delaware

    Washington Crosses the Delaware
    During Christmas night Washington and his soldiers crossed the Delaware River and captures Trenton then capture Princeton
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    3,700 British soldiers surrender ending the British' plan to split the colonies in 2
  • Battle at Valley Forge

    Battle at Valley Forge
    2ND to last battle befor the Treaty of Paris.Winners:American Army
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The last battle of the Revolutionary war even though the Treaty of Paris was signed 2 years later
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Treaty that ended the Revolutionary war,signed by Benjamin Franklin,John Adams, and John Jay in Paris.
  • Waswhington resigns

    Waswhington resigns
    Washington resigns from commander in chief and goes home
  • Constitution Signed

    Constitution Signed
    Document detailing our form of government