American Revolution

  • French and indian war

    French and indian war
    war between the French(recruited Indians) against the British. America helped the British
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The British close off the all land past the Appalachian Mountains for colonist to explore
  • Sugar act

    Sugar act
    A tax imposed on the Colonies in order to pay for debt from the French and Indian war
  • stamp act of 1765

    stamp act of 1765
    A tax on paper goods that angered the colonist
  • Boston massacre

    Boston massacre
    An event where British soldiers shot at citizens in Boston
  • Tea act of 1773

    Tea act of 1773
    A act that made it so colonist had to get tea from one British shipping company
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    An event where colonist dressed as native Americans and boarded a ship while throwing tea overboard.
  • Intolerable acts

    Intolerable acts
    A series of acts passed by Britain to punish the colonies for the Boston tea party
  • battles of Lexington and Concord

    battles of Lexington and Concord
    The first battles in the American revolution(also the turning point in the war)
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    A paper pledging loyalty to Britain as an attempt to avoid war