Colonies Rebel

  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    only english ships used for trade in British empire
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    no colony west of appalachian mountains
  • Sugar act

    Sugar act
    tax on all sugar imported
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    required use of stamps on all legal documents
  • Stamp Act Congress

    Stamp Act Congress
    Held in New York City
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    colonists dressed as Mohawk Indians dumped almost 350 chests of Brithish tea into the Boston Harbor as a gesture of tax protest.
  • 1st Continental congress

    1st Continental congress
    in response to the Intolerable Acts Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and New York proposed that a colonial congress be held.
  • Coercive Acts (intolerable Acts)

    Coercive Acts (intolerable Acts)
    they closed the harbor and placed the government of Boston under direct British control.
  • Lexington and Concord Battles

    Lexington and Concord Battles
    the first battles of the american Revolution.
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    2nd Continental Congress
    assumed the powers of a central government.
  • Resolution of Independence mtroduced

    Resolution of Independence mtroduced
    The first necessary steps to establish the now nation.
  • declaration of Independence adopted

    declaration of Independence adopted
    soon after Richard henry Lee proposed the Resolution of Independence, Thomas Jefferson a tall redheaded Virginia planter, ence.