turning point timeline--American Revolution

  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    French & Britain fighting over Ohio River Valley
  • proclamation of 1763

    proclamation of 1763
    to restrict American colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains
  • Sugar act

    Sugar act
    Limiting sugar products could buy and sell
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    Required Colonists to purchase Stamps for all Official paper publications
  • Quartering act

    Quartering act
    Colonists were required to pay for the housing of British soldiers
  • Town shed act

    Town shed act
    Imposed taxes that colonists that colonists had to pay on tea, glass, lead, paper and paint products
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    colonists were scared that British were using violence against them.
    a deadly massacre that occurred on King Street in Boston
  • Tea act

    Tea act
    colonists were only allowed to purchase tea from British merchants
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    was a political Protest at Britain for imposing “Taxation with representation”
  • intolerable acts

    intolerable acts
    was in response to the Boston tea party, to punish colonist
  • Quartering acts

    Quartering acts
    as a part of the Intolerable acts as a response to the Boston tea party
  • battles of Lexington and concord

    battles of Lexington and concord
    shot heard around the war
  • Olive branch petition

    Olive branch petition
    was the colonists attempt of trying to make peace with Britain