American Revolution Timeline

  • The first successful English settlement

    The first successful English settlement
    In 1607, in Jamestown, Virgina, the first english settlement was founded.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact
  • John Locke

    John Locke
    John Locke contributed to the constitution for the Carolina colony.
  • Colonies Unite

    Colonies Unite
    The Albany Congress proposes that the colonies unite.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act is passed.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Five colonists are killed by the British at the Boston Massacre
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Act is passed, Colonists respond with the Boston Tea Party
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Parliament passed another set of laws, this time to punish the colonists for the troubles in Boston and elsewhere.
  • War Begins

    War Begins
    The battles of Lexington and Concord spark the Revolution
  • Independence

    The Declaration of Independence was signed