Bristol's time line

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    American History

  • British Taxes the colonies

    British Taxes the Colonist is whenbritain's King George III supported the idea of taxing the colonist.
  • Stamp Act Passed

    In 1765 Samuel Adams was thinking about how to protest the stamp act.
  • Stamp act congress

    In October 1765 leaders from nine colonies held a meeting in New York City called the Stamp Act Congress.
  • Stamp Act Repeales

    Parliament voted to repeal the Stamp Act in 1766
  • Townshend Act was passed

    In 1767 Parlament passed the Townshend Acts
  • Townshend Act Repealed

    In 1770 the Townshend Act Reapaled.
  • Boston Massacre

    A Massacre is a killing of many people who cannot defend themselves.
  • The Committees of Correspondence

    Adams formed a Committee of Correspondence in Boston in 1772.
  • Tea Act was passed

    In 1773, Committees of Correspondence began writing abut the Tea Act, a new law passed by Parlament.
  • Boston Tea Party

    In 1773 the Sons of Liberty dressed up as Mohawks and dumped the tea into the harber.
  • Intolerble Acts

    Colonists began calling these new laws the Intolerble Acts.
  • First Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress was in Philadelphia.
  • Pual Revere's Ride

    On April 18 Pual Revere warned the colonist that the british were coming.
  • The Second Continental Congreaa

    The Second Continental Congress began meeting in Philadelphia in May 1775.
  • The Battle of Bunker HIll

    Though the fighting took place on Beeds Hill, this battle is known as the Battle of Bunker Hill.