Colonies Rebel

By Nick6
  • Albany Plan od Union

    Albany Plan od Union, In response to French attocks on the frontier. Colies rejected the plan becasue it gave to much power to an assembly made up of representatives from all thirteen colonies.
  • George the III becomes King of Great Britain

    Different ideas on how the colonies should be governed.
  • French and Indian War

    British defeat the French, eliminating their power in North America. Over lands in western Pennsylvania and Ohio. Great Britain gained control in eastern third of continent.
  • Stamp Act

    Imposed the first direct tax on the colonists. Required them to pay a tax on legal documents, pamphlets, newspapers, and even dice and playing cards.
  • Stamp Act Congress

    First meeting organized by the colonies to protest King Georges action. Saying that only colonial legislatures could impose direct taxes such as the Stamp Act.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Colonist dressed as Mohawk Indians, and dumped 342 chests of British Tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • Coercive Acts

    Closed Boston Harbor. Withdrew right of the Massechusetts colony to govern itself.
  • Committees of Correspondence

    Consisted of colonist who wanted to keep in touch with one another as events folded.
  • First Continental Congress

    Delegates from all colonies met in Pennsylvania. Delegates debated what to do about the realationship with Great Britain.
  • Lexington and Concord

    First skirmish of the Revolutionary War. Britished attacked at Lexington and Concord.
  • Second Sontinental Congress

    Assumed powers of the central Government.
  • Resolution of Independence

    Approved a draft of the delcaration and Colonies officially broke with Great Britain.
  • Declaration of Independance

    The draft of the Declaration was approved and was made final. WE had Declared our Independance.