American World History...Honors

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  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    This treaty ended the Freench and Indian War. Another Treaty of Paris of 1786 ended the Revolutionary war.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    This was when Britian delcared that the colonials could not expand. The colonists ignored.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    This act issued by the British taxed molasis, and other materials.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    This act taxed tea which frustrated te colonists a lot.
  • Declatory Act

    Declatory Act
    This act was used to repeal the stamp act.
  • Townshend Duties

    Townshend Duties
    The purpose of the Townshend Acts was to raise revenue in the colonies to pay the salaries of governors and judges so that they would be independent of colonial rule.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Also known as the "Boston Riot", a group of Colonists riot through Boston and create a distrubence which lead to the shooting of 5 colonists by the British. Location: Boston, Province of Massachusetts
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    This was when Britian taxed tea upon the colonists making them very angry.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    After the passing of the Tea Act, a group of "Patriots" board a British Tea Ship and pour all the crates of Tea into Boston Harbor. Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    These acts were passed by Britian and they were all laws against the colony of Boston as a form of punishment due to the Boston Tea Party.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    This was the first Battle of the American Revolution. The British army was looking to take down the Colonial Cannon Warehouse. Location: Middlesex County, Massachusetts
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The Battle of Bunker Hill was one of the first battles in the Revolutionary War. The war resulted in a win for the British.
    Location: Charlestown, Massachusetts
  • Olive Branch Petititon

    Olive Branch Petititon
    This Petition was adopted by the Continental Congress in July 1775. However it was then rejected in August of the same year.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Wirtten By Thomas Paine during the American Revolutionary War. It has 48 pages.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration was when the colonists signed a paper saying they are seperated from England and were telling everything they hated about the King.
  • Siege of Boston Ends

    Siege of Boston Ends
    This is when the British lifted the siege in Boston.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    Perhaps one of the most symbolic vicotry for the Colonists, General Washington cand his men cross the Deleware to attack a group of German Hessians who were severely intoxicated from the day before had no chance when getting demolished by Washington. Location: Trenton, New Jersey
  • Battle of Germantown

    Battle of Germantown
    A British army led by General Howe storms a Colonial town. Still, a decisive win for the British. Location: Germantown, Pennsylvania
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation was an agreement among the 13 founding states that legally established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The Battle of Saratoga was a 18 day long battle between the British commander Gerneal Burgoyne and American General Gates. The war was over on October 7, 1777. Location: Saratoga County, New York
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    This is when General Washington survied a crucial winter in Valley Forge where his army recieved proper training for war by a French general.
  • Battle of Charleston: Start

    Battle of Charleston: Start
    Battle of Charleston was one of the last battles in the war. It was a decisive win for the British. Location: Charleston, South Carolina
  • Battle of Charleston: End

    Battle of Charleston: End
    Battle of Charleston was one of the last battles in the war. It was a decisive win for the British. Location: Charleston, South Carolina
  • Battle of Camden

    Battle of Camden
    A stragetic victory for the British, only losing 64 men. Colonists lost 1,000. Location: North of Camden, North Carolina
  • Articles of Confederation: Ratified

    Articles of Confederation: Ratified
    On this date, the Articles of COnfederation was ratified throughout the colonies.
  • Siege of Yorktown

    Siege of Yorktown
    The last Battle of the Revolution, The American colonist defeat the British with French Naval help. Last land batte. The end date was October 19, 1781 Location: Yorktown, Virginia
  • Treaty of Paris 1786

    Treaty of Paris 1786
    This was a peace treaty bewteen Britian and the colonists and its allies. It officially ended the Revolutionary War.