American revolution

  • Navigation acts

    Navigation acts
    Restricted colonial trade to England.
    This decreased dependence on foreign imported goods.
  • French and Indian war ends

    French and Indian war ends
    England defeated France and the Native American with the help of the colonist. Britain wanted colonist to pay their share
  • Stamp act congress

    Stamp act congress
    Imposed tax on all papers and official documents .
    This strained relations and colonist rose in armed rebellion 10 years later.
  • Boston massacre

    Boston massacre
    When a mob of of people confronted British soldiers a
    By throwing snow balls and stones.
    Several colonist were killed during this incident.
  • Tea act

    Tea act
    Right giving to a company to directly ship it’s tea to North America.
    The right to duty-free export tea from Britain.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    Closed Boston ports until Boston agreed to pay east India company .
    Boston could not import any foreign goods.
  • Coercive act

    Coercive act
    Port was closed until Boston paid back the price of the dumped tea.
    People of Massachusetts were angry.
  • First continental congress

    First continental congress
    13 colonial delegates meet to organize a resistance to parliament coercive acts. This prompted colonist to declare colonial rights
  • Lexington and concord

    Lexington and concord
    King George III ramped up military presence.
    This battle constituted the first military conflicts of the first American revolution.
  • Second continental congress

    Second continental congress
    This assumed the normal functions of government.
    This turned into them appointing generals,currency, and ambassadors.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Act taken by all the American colonies declaring independence
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    This was a battle against the British.
    This battle helped persuade the French to recognize American independence and to openly provide military assistance.
  • Winter valley forge

    Winter valley forge
    This was a six month encampment of general George Washington.
    Soldiers died from small pox, dysentery and other maladies.
  • Battle of York town

    Battle of York town
    This was the conclusion of the last major battle of the American revolution. This battle segmented Washington’s reputation as a great leader.
  • U.S constitution written

    U.S constitution written
    This was when delegates signed new documents about laws and bill of rights.
  • U.S constitution adopted

    U.S constitution adopted
    When the constitution became the official framework of the government of the United States of America.
  • Consul for life (green)

    Consul for life (green)
    Napoleon proclaimed himself first consul for life. A new constitution of his own devising legislated a succession.
  • Abdication

    After unsuccessfully invaded russia in broad European alliances against him. Napoleon was forced to renounce his heirs to claim any future throne in France.