American Revolution By tyeesha.petrie Period: Jan 1, 1753 to Dec 31, 1776 american revolution Jun 29, 1758 French and Indian War (7 years war) Mar 22, 1765 StampAct required all americans to pay a tax on the printed papers and leagal documents such as ship papers, licnses, news papers, as well as other publications and even playing cards. Oct 19, 1765 Stamp Act Congress representatives from nine of the thirteen colonies attended a meeting in New York. This meeting is the beginning of unity amoung the states. Mar 5, 1770 Boston Massacre also know as the Boston Riot an uprising in which british red coats killed 5 civilian men Dec 16, 1773 Boston Tea Party colonist boarded three british ships carrying taxed tea that refused to leave boston harbor and destroyed all merchentdise by unloading it into the harbor. Jun 2, 1774 2 Quarterin Act adopted as part of the intolerable acts, this particular act cause for coloinest to house british soldiers if suitable quarters were not avaliable Apr 18, 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord troops sent into concord to capture John Hancock and Samuel Adams where surprised by fore warned minutemen Apr 18, 1775 American Revolutionary War (began) The Revolutionary War officially began with the Battle of Lexington and Concord. Jul 4, 1776 Declaration of Independence aproved (by the second congress) this document severed trhe colonies ties to the british crown Sep 3, 1783 Treaty of Paris this treaty officially ended the american revolution and declared the U.S. as independent from Great Britain.