American Revolution

By Collh25
  • Navigation Acts

    It’s cause was a series of laws passed by the British Parliament that imposed restrictions on colonial trade. Effect, increased colonial revenue
  • French and Indian War End

    It ended by the treaty of Paris. Effect was lots of disputes over subsequent frontier policy, and paying war expenses led to colonial discontent.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Acts cause was to help pay for the British troops in the seven year war. But it’s a fact was strained relations with the colonies, the colonists eventually rebelled against the British.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The cause of the Boston massacre was a street fight between a patriot mob throwing snowballs, stones, sticks etc. the effects of it was impacts on relations between British and American colonists.
  • The Tea Act

    The tea act was caused by Britain taxing imported to use to help pay for the war. It’s effect was it lowered the price of East India Company’s tea.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea party was caused by the Tea Act it’s effect was it closed the Boston harbor for trade
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts were acts that were passed to punish people for the Boston tea party but the effect was the Harbor was closed and the town meetings were banned.
  • The First Continental Congress

    The first Continental Congress was caused by the intolerable acts it’s effect was to reassert dominance over the American colonies.
  • Second Continental Congress

    It was to plan further responses if the British government did not modify the acts. It’s effect was the declaration of personal rights.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    They seized the peoples weapons to suppress the possibility of rebellion. And it’s effect was the first battle of the revolutionary war.
  • Declaration of Independence adopted

    Declaration of Independence adopted
    Was adopted to explain the colonists right to revolution it’s effect was to allow for the recognition of the United States by foreign governments.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    It’s cause was Canada trying to invade New England to isolate New England from the rest of the US. It’s effects were it lifted patriot moral and further the hope for independence
  • Winter at valley forge

    Winter at valley forge
    It was caused by the lack of food and money and it’s effect was America making a fighting unit and having its “Birthplace of the American army “.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    It’s cause was for the French Americans to capture the British. But it’s a fact was Cornwallis surrendered to Washington effectively ending the war for independence
  • US constitution written

    US constitution written
    It was written because of problems with the articles of confederation it’s effects were it introduced practices such as checks and balances and separating powers between branches
  • US constitution adopted

    US constitution adopted
    39 of the 55 delegates signed the new document the effect of not signing was objecting to the lack of a bill of rights