American Revolution Timeline

By DProehl
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French empire in the north was trying to expand when they colided with the now expanding British empire, France and Britian fought three inconclusive wars.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    To avoid any more costly conflicts with the Native Americans, established a proclamation line that the colonists could not cross over and was located on the Appalachians Mountians
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The Sugar act was put in place after Great Britain had borrowed so much money during the war that nearly doubled it's nations debt. They had the colonists pay a lower debt so that they would'nt have them trying to smuggle sugar in.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp act applied a tax onto anything that was to be printed, includeing, wills newspapers and payed goods. A stamp would be put on to the things that had been taxed.
  • Sons Of Liberty Formed

    Sons Of Liberty Formed
  • Townshed Acts

    Townshed Acts
    The townshed acts were a mass amount of acts that were passed by Great Britan on the new America
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    a gathering in Boston between many workers that had been resently laid off were yelling at a bunch of English Red Coats and as the croud rose there ended up being many dead and multiple others wounded
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The tea Act was put in place by England to tax tea that was sent over sea's to the Americas
  • Tea Party

    Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was when multiple American's and Indians went onta a British shipping boat and they threw off what was worth 1 million dollers worth of tea at that time.
  • Intollerable acts

    Intollerable acts
    The Intollerable acts were acts that were put in place to shut down the Boston harbor and autherised british solgers to be housed in native houses
  • The First Contanental Congress Meeting

    The First Contanental Congress Meeting
    There were many representives that showed up to the meeting from the eastern part of the Untied States
  • Battles Of Lexington and Concort

    Battles Of Lexington and Concort
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. The wars were located near Boson
  • Second Continental Congress meetings

    Second Continental Congress meetings
    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the summer of 1775, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, soon after warfare in the American Revolutionary War had begun.
  • Battle of Bunkerhill

    Battle of Bunkerhill
    The British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts. The battle provided the Americans with an important confidence boost.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    A final attempt to avoid a full-on war between the Thirteen Colonies, that the Congress represented, and Great Britain
  • Publication of Common Sense

    Publication of Common Sense
    Common Sense was a 50 page publication made by Tomas Paine. This document attacked King George and the Monarcy
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration was made to complete the seperation of the Americas from the British and other over sea empires. This document was signed by all of the delegates from all the other colonies
  • Early British Victories

    Early British Victories
    The British Navel fleet was sent into the harbor of New York and was overtaken by over 32,000 soldiers and was the first victory for the British in this new land.
  • Early Continental Army victories

    Early Continental Army victories
    The batlle of Seratoga was one of the victories for the United States and was an important win for them.
  • Saratoga

    The Battles of Saratoga marked the climax of the Saratoga campaign giving a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    More then 2,000 people died and despite the sheer amout of deaths the men of Washington's army didnt desert the efferts.
  • Friedrich von Steuben and Marquis de Lafyette

    Friedrich von Steuben and Marquis de Lafyette
    The help that Friedrich von Steuben and Marquis de Lafyette had gave to the American forces were over 7,500 and all of them had to be sent over sea's from France
  • British Victories in the South

    British Victories in the South
    The British had moved over 7,500 troops inbetween the York river and James in the city of Yorktown
  • The British Surrender at Yorktown

    The British Surrender at Yorktown
    The British troops that were stationed in Yorktown had decided that it was no longer worth it to be fighting in the war and most of the troops decided to stay in America then go back and be humuliated.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris between the United States and Great Britain, ended the revolutionary war and recognized American independence after the long time fighing for it