American revolution

  • End of the 7 year war

    End of the 7 year war
    The treaty of paris ended the french and indian war.
    because of the war brittan had to impose new taxes on the colonist to cover the cot of the war.
  • the stamp act

    the stamp act
    This law required colonist to pay taxes on papers and documents.
    This made the colonist angry because colonist argue that there should be no taxation without representation.
  • boston massacre

    boston massacre
    On this day the british opened fire on a mob colonist that did not agree with the presence of british troops in boston.
    Paul Revere witnessed this event, drew a picture of it and printed it in the paper which made the colonist want to fight the british.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    The boston tea party was a protest because the british established taxation without representaion
  • Britain Tries to Intimidate Massachusetts

    Britain Tries to Intimidate Massachusetts
    British parliament passed the coercive acts which required british troops to be house in taverns and unoccupied buildings.These acts generated considerable sympathy for Massachusetts among other colonies.
  • War breaks out

    War breaks out
    On April 19, 1775 , the first shots of revolutionary war were exchanged between american minute men and british red coats at the battle of lexington and concord.
    The news of the bloodshed made its way all the way down the eastern seaboard
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The battle of bunker hill one was of the first major battles of the revolution, inexperienced colonial soldiers had to hold off british infantryman for 2 hours. which showed the british that were not afraid and ready to fight for their independence.
  • independence was declared

    independence was declared
    On july 4th 1776 congress officially declared independence from england. This major event further added to the tension between the british and the American colonist.
  • Battle of Long Island

    Battle of Long Island
    British attacked american troops in western long island, and many american troops got captured.
  • George Washington Crosses the Delaware River

    George Washington Crosses the Delaware River
    On christmas night George Washington crossed the delaware river surprise attacked british troops.
    This successful attack gave them hope that the war was winnable.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    Battle of trenton was a small but very important battle
    Continental Army led by George Washington defended an attack from the british.
  • Battle of Germantown

    Battle of Germantown
    the British Army captured Philadelphia seat of the Continental Congress. almost 400 ameicans were captured by the british.
  • France Enters the War Against Britain

    France Enters the War Against Britain
    After the patriots victory at saratoga, the france decided to become allies with American patriots.
    This will later on help in the war casue they will be getting help from france.
  • Charleston Falls to the British

    Charleston Falls to the British
    on may 12 the british took charleston and some of the colonial the war is at a stalemate
  • Kings Mountain Victory

    Kings Mountain Victory
    Patriot troops surrounded a group of loyalist and defeated them at kings mountain.
    which helped push back the loyalist and british
  • Battle of Cowpens

    Battle of Cowpens
    Patriot militia defeated the british by for at cowpens. this helped realized they could counter british attack stratagys
  • Yorktown

    French and American troops cornered a big group of british troops. because of this they were forced to surrender
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    the treaty of paris ended the war, candada was still a british province though.and secured theyre independance