American revolution

Timeline created by Bryann10
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The first British people had taxed the colonist so they could support the British Mercantilism policy. They also put a taxed on sugar and other items that are from the non-British colonies
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    In 1765, King George lll became unpopular in America because of taxes levied. And King George lll wanted to send authority into America. The new British prime minister wanted to carry out the orders of King George lll.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    The Intolerable Acts were made. The acts that were inside were, The Boston Port Act, The administration of justice Act, The Massachusetts Government act, The Quartering Act, and The Quebec Act
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    In 1776 The Declaration of Independence was made. It was drafted by Thomas Jefferson. It was established that United States as an independent nation. Philosophy of John Locke was evident in the declaration. “Life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness”.
  • The Battle of Saratoga

    The Battle of Saratoga
    In the battle of Saratoga, the colonist had defeated Burgovne’s British troops. It was also a turning point of the war. The colonist were seeing victory in the war, France, the Netherlands, and Spain entered the war to aid the colonist.
  • The Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown
    In 1781 the British were also far in France, Spain, and Holland. The Americans take advantage of the British are for Significant aid from the French army and navy. Washington march his of troops from New York to Virginia in Africa trip to bridge Southern Army under the command of General Charles Cornwallis. Cornwallis was in Yorktown waiting for reinforcements but then the Continental and French Army arrived first before reinforcements and quickly Cornwallis had to surrender.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    The capture of another army left the bridge without a new shaggy and without public sportcoat and the war. Peace negotiations took place in France and the war came out in official in September 3, 1783 (Peace of Paris).
  • The Articles of Confederation

    The Articles of Confederation
    In 1781 it marked the end of The Articles of Confederation. Set up a central government with one house legislature which each state had one vote. Very strong, independent government states were formed. And very weak central government was also created. TheArticles of Confederation led to a very weak and unstable government.