American Revolution

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  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The Franch and Indian War, also called the Seven Years War, was a series of conflicts involving Austrai, England, France, Great Britain, Prussia, and Sweden. In North America, the English and the French battled for dominance. The debt which was added to the English government during these battles is what will eventually lead to the Revolutionary War.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 stated that Indians owned the land that they were currently living on and the white settlers had to leave.
  • The Currency Act

    The Currency Act
    At first, bills of monet were only given to trade works. But, at the time the French/Indian war debt was still high. The Parliment wanted a "hard currency" therefore, enforcing a currency similair to pound sterling, but in bills.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Because of the French/Indian War, America is in huge debt. So, am man namedd George Grenville, proposed that it was a good idea to tax stamps to reduce some of the debt.
  • The American Revenue Act (The Sugar Act)

    The American Revenue Act (The Sugar Act)
    This Act stated that there would be a sixpence taxation,per pound, on sugar and molasses. This taxation was to regain the money/make up the debt because of the French/Indian War.
  • Declatory Act

    Declatory Act
    The Declatory Act stated that the Parliament could make laws without the representation of the colonists.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Act stated that a tax of three pence per pound would be due on tea delivered directly to America.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party took place when a group of Massachusets Patriots dressed as indians, raided multiple tea ships and seized 342 chests of tea, dumping them into the harbor.
  • New England Restraining Act

    New England Restraining Act
    The New England Restraining Act stated that New England was only allowed to trade with Britain and the British West Indies.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    The battle between Amrican and the British, who were stationed in Massachusetts."Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war let it begin here." Captain John Paarker
  • Thomas Paine's Common Sense

    Thomas Paine's Common Sense
    The first work to ever bluntly ask for freedom from Britain.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Mainly written by Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration of Independence announced the seperation of the Colonies from England.