American Revolution

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    American Revolution

  • French and Indian War

    The French and Indian war was over through a series of victories by Great Britain this ended Fance's military threat in America.
  • Stamp Act

    Great Britain imposed a direct tax on the American Colonies, to pay for the British military involvment in America, which sparked the resistance towards Britain in America.
  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act was repealed by the colonists.
  • The Boston Massacre

    A street fight broke out between a patriot mob throwing stones at a squad of British soldiers in Boston, killing 3 patriots on the spot, wounding 8, and out of those, 2 more died.
  • Boston Tea Party

    The political protest of the taxes on the imports of tea in the Colonies where the Colonists dumped three shiploads of tea into the Boston harbor, after official refused to send it back.
  • Revolutionary war

    Fighting broke out between colonists and the British army in Lexington and Concord Massachusetts. The Continental army was formed shortly after and George Washington served as the Commander in Chief.
  • "The shot heard 'round the world"

    Minutemen and Redcoats clashed at Lexington and Concord.
  • Declaration of Independence

    The Second Continental Congress approved of the Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson.
  • French Alliance

    A treaty between America and France was signed which said that neither America or France would make peace with England until the United States of America was recognized.
  • Spain

    Spain declares war on Great Britain.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    Diplomatic treaty signed by the Americans and British which recognized the independece of the American colonies and allowed America to expand beyond the Appalachians to the Mississppi river.