American Revolution Turning Point -Boston Massacre

  • French Indian War

    French Indian War
    French and Britain fighting over Ohio River Valley.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Says colonists can’t settle past land in the Appalachian mountains
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Colonists were taxed on sugar products
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Tax on paper goods printed or written upon.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Colonists are protesting with redcoats in front, 3 people die and 7 victims total. This is a major change because this event riles the colonists up because of all the casualties. Paul Revere creates the “Bloody Massacre” and helps stirs up colonists against Britain. Colonists decide they are being treated wrong and makes the outcome into a war for freedom. Boston Massacre makes later events turn violent.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Tax on tea and colonists can only buy from certain company
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Law made to punish all the colonists for the actions of a few
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    Start of the American Revolutionary war, “shot heard around the world”
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    Colonists final attempt at preventing revolutionary war, petition sent to the British king