Surrender of lord cornwallis canvas john laurens 1820

American Revolution

  • French & Indian War

    French & Indian War
    A War fought between England and France over the Ohio River Valley as well as trade. Native Americans fought on the French side. England won the war.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Royal Proclamation of 1773 was very unpopular with the colonist. This was angered the colonist.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    This was the first effort by the British to control economic activity in the American colonies by limiting what sugar products could but and sell.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The British policy required colonists, including letters, new papers and magazines.
  • The Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act
    Raising revenue from the British colonies in America
  • The Townshend Act

    The Townshend Act
    Taxed goods imported to the American colonies.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    Granted the company the right to ship its tea directly to the colonies without first landing it in England.
  • The Quartering Act of 1774

    The Quartering Act of 1774
    Allowed royal governors, rather than colonial legislatures, to find homes and buildings to quarter or house British soldiers.
  • The Intolerable Act

    The Intolerable Act
    punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party
  • Lexington and Concord April

    Lexington and Concord April
    Started the American revolution
  • Olive Branch Petition of 1775 July

    Olive Branch Petition of 1775 July
    Apelles to King George the 3rd