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  • french and indian war

    french and indian war
    the french and indian war began in 1754 and ended in 1763. the war was between the french, indian, and british. it was the first global war and george washington stuck the first shot. it started in ohio river valley. the british lost most the war until they poured a bunch of money into it.
  • treaty of 1763

    treaty of 1763
    the treaty of paris in 1763 ended the french and indian war. In the treaty terms the french had to give up all their land in the mainland north america. It ended any threat to the british colonies there.
  • proclamation of 1763

    proclamation of 1763
    the proclamation of 1763 closed down colonial expansion westward beyond the Appalachian mountains. It was issued after the french and indian war. It was to please the native american by making sure there was no trespassing on the land of the european settlers.
  • Committees of Correspondence

    Committees of Correspondence
    the committee of correspondence was a group formed in 1764. It was formed to encourage people to stand up and fight against the british. They were especially fighting for their own paper money.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    the stamp act was passed on march 22, 1765. The stamp act was taxes put on printed materials. The stamp act was issued to replenish their finances after the seven year war.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    the boston massacre was on march 5, 1770. It was a very deadly riot on king street in boston. It started out as a fight between the colonists and a british soldier it soon began to escalate into something more chaotic, violent, and bloody.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    the boston tea party was on december 16, 1773. The boston tea party happened because the british issued the tea act and it made the colonists mad. The boston tea party was a protest where the colonists dumped all the tea into the harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    the intolerable acts were extreme law passed by the british in 1774. The intolerable acts were put in place after the boston tea party to punish the colonists. The colonists were very upset and didn't handle the intolerable acts well.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    the battle of lexington and concord was in april 19, 1775. The battle of lexington and concord was known for the shot around the world. Lexington and Concord was the battle that showed the british and george III that the colonists were not going to put up with the unfair behavior.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    the battle of bunker hill happened june 17,1775. This battle was during the early stages of the revolutionary war. The battle was named bunker hill because it took place at bunker hill in charlestown, massachusetts.
  • Publication of Common Sense

    Publication of Common Sense
    common sense was published in january 10, 1776. It was written by thomas paine. He argued for independence from england and for the creation of a democratic republic.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    the declaration of independence was on july 4, 1776. Thomas Jefferson wrote the declaration of independence to declare independence from Great britain. It was written while the revolutionary war was already taking place.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    valley forge battle took place during december 19, 1777 and ended june 19, 1778. Valley forge was the third of eight winter encampments during the war and it was commanded by George washington. The congress fled philadelphia to escape the british. It was a major turning point in the revolutionary war.
  • Saratoga

    battles of saratoga took place on september 19, 1777 and ended october 17, 1777. It occurred during the second year of the revolutionary war. It included two important battles, it was a victory for the continental army. It was a turning point for the continental army in the war.
  • Cowpens

    the cowpens battle happened on january 17, 1781. The Americans took the victory in this battle as well. This battle inflicted casualties for the british that they couldn't replace.
  • Yorktown

    the yorktown battle took place on september 28, 1781. George washington was commander of the continental army and the british commander was charles cornwallis. It was the most important battle in the revolutionary war because it gave Washington a good reputation as a good leader and was eventually elected as president. The british surrendered this battle.
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    Treaty of Paris 1783
    the treaty of paris was signed september 3, 1783. It was an agreement between the british and colonies. It had officially ended the revolutionary war and given them the freedom they were fighting for.