American Revolution-Dylan and Noah

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In History
  • French and Indian War

    A war foght by British America and New France. At the beggining of the war the French North american colonies had around 60,000 settlers. British North American colonies had 2 million.
  • Proclimation of 1763

    The proclamation, closed off the frontier to colonial expansion. The King and his council presented the proclamation as a measure to calm the fears of the Indians, who felt that the colonists would drive them from their lands as they expanded westward.
  • Sugar act

    The Sugar Act reduced the rate of tax on molasses from six pence to three pence per gallon (6 cents now). The act also listed more foreign goods to be taxed including sugar, certain wines, coffee, pimiento, cambric and printed calico, and further, regulated the export of lumber and iron.
  • The stamp act

    For every skin or piece of vellum or parchment, or sheet or piece of paper, on which shall be engrossed, written, or printed, any declaration, plea, replication, rejoinder, demurrer or other pleading, or any copy thereof; in any court of law within the British colonies and plantations in America, a stamp duty of three pence.
  • The Boston Massacre

    A group of patriots gather around a group of british soldiers and start taunting them and hitting them with clubs and snowballs. One of the british soldiers fire and then the rest join in. 5 people are dead after the incident.
  • The Tea Act

    The Colonies goverment needs money yet again and the decide to tax tea. Once tea gets taxed for quite a bit of money. The Colonists get very angry about it and this later leads to the Boston Tea Party.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    American's disguise themselfs as indians and rade British ships only touching around 1 million dollars of tea and throwing it into the harbor.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    American troups being lead by Artimas Ward are heading to Bunker Hill. They make a mistake and go to Breed Hill closer to british troups.
  • Publishing of "Common Sense

    Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–76 that inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776.
  • Signing of the Treaty of Paris

    This treaty was signed by important people in the revolution such as Ben Franklin, and John Adams. The Treaty of Paris ended the American Revolution.
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    American Revolution

    A time where the colonies grew and became the country we have now.