Causes of the American Revolutionary War

  • The Treaty of Paris(1763)

    The French and Indian War also know as the Seven Years war outside of North America started in 1754 and was over various territiories including the trans-Appalachian region and Ohio River Valley.
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamationf 1763 was intended to avoid warfare with the Native Americans. It acknowledged that Native Americans residing here and said that all white settlers in the area had to be removed.It also ordered that all Colonial settlers had to remain east of the Appalachian Moutains. This is important towards the start of the Revolutionary war because these same lands the Colonist couldn't pass were the same lands that the war was fought over.
  • Sugar Act

    The Sugar lowers the taxes on Molasses but increases penalties for smuggling,denying a jury trial to accused smugglers. This is important towards the start of the American Revolution because the colonist were promised by William Pitt that the British would pay for the war as long as they helped in the effort and were now being taxed to make up for the debt.
  • Stamp Act

    Parliement imposes the stamp act on colonies (1765) Stamp Act- a tax on all printed items on the colonies.
  • Stamp Act Reppeal

    The Stamp Act Is reppeal. (1766)
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre was a street fight that ocuured between the "patriot" mob , throwing snowballs , stones , ans sticks ,against the British soilders which then statred to fire among the mob. A total of 5 people died. This is significent to the start of the Revolution War because it results in greater support for the patriots , who used news papers to advance there cause.
  • Congress Meets

    First Continental Congress meets. (1774) A convention of delegates from the twelve Britsh North American colonies to discuss there issues and its important to the American Revolutionary war because the problems with the British were adressed here
  • Battle Lexington & Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord (1775) They were the first military engagement of the two. The begining of the American Revolution against the Bristish Colonialist. It was also made up of two battles. This is the start of the Revolutionary war.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence was approved. (1776) It was statement adopted by the Continental Congress. When the 13 colonies except Georgia came and united together, Later known as the United States.This is important to history because we wouldn't be where we are at right now.