American Revolution

  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    The Navigation Act was to promote self sufficiency in Britain. This act taxed the goods going to and from the British Empire.
  • French and Indian War Ends

    French and Indian War Ends
    The end of the French and Indian War caused the Treaty of Paris. This war was fought because the British wanted the upper Ohio River Valley.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The British passed the Stamp Act to replenish funds. This destroyed relations with Britain creating the up rise of the rebellion.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The British shot at a group of people thinking the6 were an angry mob. This lead for America’s fight for independence.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Act was an effort to save a troubled enterprise. The Tea Act effectively lowered the price of the East India Company’s tea.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston tea party protested the “No taxation without representation” movement. This resulted in the Intolerable Acts.
  • Intolerable Act

    Intolerable Act
    The Intolerable Act was meant to punish Massachusetts colonists for their defiance. The effect made more colonists turn against British forces.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The first Continental Congress was a meeting between the representatives of 12 of the 13 colonies. This Congress was issued by the Coercive Acts.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    Lexington and Concord started the first battle in the American Revolution. The battle happened because the British were going to go suppress retaliation.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress was caused by a violence between Britain and the colonies. The effect was the colonies organizing the outset of the Revolutionary War.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration announced the separation from British rule. This helped unify all the colonies together.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The battle was cause by the British needing control of the Hudson River. The battle was the turning point of the Revolution
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    George Washington lead his troops to Valley Forge because of a lack of organization. The effect was hundreds died but they all stayed loyal to Washington.
  • The Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown
    The Battle of Yorktown ended the American Revolution. Cornwallis surrendered to Washington. The cause was so the Americans and French could finally capture Britain.
  • U.S. Constitution Written

    U.S. Constitution Written
    The U.S Constitution was written to create a government with enough power to act on a national level. After, Congress set dates for their first elections.
  • U.S. Constitution Adopted

    U.S. Constitution Adopted
    The Constitution being adopted produced a government with three branches the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. They needed this because there was a lack of authority.