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American Revolution Timeline

  • French-Indian War

    French-Indian War
    The French and Indian War was a part of the 7 years war because of the war England owe a huge amount of money so that took it out on the people of the colonies by taxing them
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    The Navigation Acts were a series of laws passed by the British Parliament that imposed restrictions on colonial trade British economic policy was based on mercantilism, which aimed to use the American colonies to bolster British state power and finance
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    British under King George III. It imposed a tax on all papers and official documents in the American colonies, though not in England even play cards
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    The quartering act is where great britain made the colonist house and let the British solders sleep in and stay with them.
  • Townshend act

    Townshend act
    To help pay the expenses involved in governing the American colonies Passed the Townshend Acts which initiated taxes on glass lead paint paper and tea
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston massacre was an event when 5 British solders shot on a crowed of unarmed men that where throwing trash and snow ball at them killing 3 and injuring 8
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The boston tea party was a political attack on England by some of the colonist where they dressed up as native american and drumped 92,000 pounds of tea worth around 1 million dollars in that day which is a lot this was attack against the tea act the tax on tea
  • intolerable Acts

    intolerable Acts
    This act was put in to places to punish the colonist for the boston tea party this act blocked of the trade at the harbor this was a huge deal because that the major way the 13 colones made their money England was trying to teach them a lesson
  • Battle of Lexington & Concord

    Battle of Lexington & Concord
    the Battle of Lexington & Concord also know as the shot heard around the world first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. It was the strongest army in the world vs farmer and colonist.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    The Olive Branch Petition, written in 1775 was the final effort of the Second Continental Congress to persuade King George III of England to respond to the concerns of the American Colonists and to settle their differences amicably. It was rejected by King Gorge because of illegal congress by the colonies in a form of an illegal rebellion
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress was 18th century meeting from the Thirteen Colonies that came in together to gain support for the american revolution. They created the new country call united colones.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of Independence Was a written piece of paper by thomas jefferson by 5 people help with it this paper declared the freedom from England and made america a new country.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Common Sense is a 47 page pamphlet written by Thomas Paine the main message of the common sense was that the colonist should focus have independence from England
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    Articles of Confederation this was the frame for the new government th the 13 colonies made That they all agreed upon. Really week government didn't have a president no courts.
  • Daniel Shays’ Rebellion

    Daniel Shays’ Rebellion
    War veteran Daniel Shays led an armed rebellion to protest the unfair economic policies increased efforts to collect taxes both on individuals and their trades. The fight took place mostly in and around Springfield.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    The Constitutional Convention took place in Philadelphia from May 25 to September 17 1787.
    The point of the event was decide how America was going to be governed.