American Revolution

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In History
  • Part 2

    please disregard the dates in this timeline. I recommend viewing part one first.
  • John Locke

    John Locke
    John Locke was a very influential writer, he was alive before the American Revolution. This is significant to the American Revolution because he wrote about government which impacts the way government is today after the Revolution. To conclude that is what this person did and why it was significant in the American Revolution.
  • Charles Montesquieu

    Charles Montesquieu
    Charles Montesquieu was a french judge and a political philosopher. This is significant to the revolution because he created the theory of separation of powers, this theory is implemented in many constitutions throughout the world. The U.S. uses branches in the government that Charles thought of. To conclude that is what this person did and why it was significant in the American Revolution.
  • Sam Adams

    Sam Adams
    Sam Adams was a politician during the American Revolution. This was important in the revolution because he protested the British taxes during the revolution. To conclude that is what this person did and why it was significant in the American Revolution.
  • George and Martha Washington

    George and Martha Washington
    George and Martha Washington were the first president and first lady of the United States. George and Martha Washington were significant in the revolution because during the revolution George Washington was a commander in chief of the continental Army, in the meantime Martha Washington was a care taker for George. To conclude that is what these people did and why it was significant in the American Revolution.
  • Paul Revere

    Paul Revere
    Paul Revere was a Patriot in the American Revolution. This is significant in the American Revolution because Patriots rebelled against the British while they were the leader of one of the thirteen colonies.To conclude that is what this person did and why it was significant in the American Revolution. To conclude that is what this person did and why it was significant in the American Revolution.
  • Abigail and John Adams

    Abigail and John Adams
    Abigail and John Adams were the second president and first lady of the united states. This was significant because Abigail was the strongest female voice in the American Revolution, and John Adams helped negotiate the Treaty of Paris that officially ended the American Revolutionary War. To conclude that is what these people did and why it was significant in the American Revolution.
  • John Hancock

    John Hancock
    John Hancock was the president of the Second Continental Congress, and a patriot. This is significant in the American Revolution because patriots rebelled against Britain, and were a leader of one of the thirteen colonies, being president of the S.C.C. means they had an important say in important things including working with the declaration of independence, and eventually signing the declaration of independence to end the American Revolution. To conclude that is why this person is significant.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson was the third U.S. president, and signed the Declaration of Independence, This is significant in the American Revolution because the Declaration of Independence helped end the Revolution, which was written a year into the revolution, he also had experience from being vice president during the revolution to make good decisions for the U.S.. To conclude that is what this person did and why it was significant in the American Revolution.
  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton was a politician and a military commander. This is significant because a politicians can help Americans win and being a military commander helps the soldiers win the actual American Revolution. To conclude that is what this person did and why it was significant in the American Revolution.
  • The Battle of Concord

    The Battle of Concord
    The Battle of Concord was the one of the two battles that started the American Revolution. This is significant because this one day battle was the first/ reason the American Revolution happened because of the military engagement. To conclude that is information on this event and why it was significant in the revolution.
  • The Battle of Lexington

    The Battle of Lexington
    This battle was the second of the two battles to start the revolution. This is significant because the battle of Lexington was one the first two battles in the revolution to engage the military. To conclude that is information about the event and why it was significant in the revolution.
  • "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" Speech

    "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" Speech
    The "Give Me Liberty of Give Me Death" Speech was a speech about how Virginia should have its military fighting in the American Revolution. This speech was written by Patrick Henry. This is significant in the revolution because the more people fighting the better the chance America has at winning. To conclude that is some information on this speech event and why it was significant in the revolution.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence is a document that declared that the united states is independent and now has right that cannot be taken away. "The promise" This is significant because it will later help end the revolution. To conclude that's why this document is and why it is significant.
  • US Constitution signed

    US Constitution signed
    The US Constitution is the "Fulfillment" document of the declaration of independence. US Constitution signed is significant because it means that the US came together and now has rights that can not be taken away, This was 4 years after the american revolution ended. To conclude that is what this document is and why it is significant now that it is signed.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indiana war AKA the 7 year war is a war that was fought over the Ohio River Valley and between the British and the French. The British/America won this land. This is significant because after the British's war debt, the future americans would own this land. To conclude that's some information on the war and why it is significant in the American Revolution.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a protest. This was exemplified by dumping tea into the harbor because the British imposed taxes. This is significant because this was the start of the most violent part of the revolution without the military. To conclude that's what this event is and why it is significant.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a mob lead by patriots including Sam Adams and Paul Revere. (British soldiers against american patriots in the streets. This event was significant in the American Revolution because the patriots united for the american side, while there fight for hope for independence grew larger. To conclude that is what this event was and why it is important in the american revolution.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act is an act that forced you to have a stamp on every paper. It was not free. This event was significant for the American Revolution because the people were not happy with the British for passing this act, so things got violent. This act was later repealed. To conclude that's what this act was and why it was significant.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress is significant because a convention of delegates from the 13 colonies, these would sign the Declaration of Independence. These delegates united during the American Revolution. This is significant because signing the Declaration of Interdependence is the second most important US document. To conclude that's what this group was and why it was significant.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was the original group of delegates from the original 13 colonies, this group got too big so they created a second Continental Congress. This is significant because these people protested and boycotted many things in Britain including the economy during the American Revolution. To conclude That's what this group is and why it is significant in the Revolution.