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Coming of the Revolution Timeline Activity

  • End of French and Indian War

    End of French and Indian War
    Also known as the Seven Years' War, was fought between the colonies of British and New France during (1756-1763), in North America. France's expansion into the Ohio River Valley caused/started this war.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The proclamation of 1763 was made to prevent colonial settlement in the wester frontier available afte the Seven Years' War. The Frech ceded the land to the British.
  • Grenville (1) Stamp Act of 1765:)

    Grenville (1) Stamp Act of 1765:)
    The first internal tax leveled directly on American colonists by the British government.
  • 2) Quartering Act of 1765:

    2) Quartering Act of 1765:
    On March 24, 1765, Parliament passed this act, which outlined the locations and conditions which British soldiers are to find room and board in the American colonies.
  • 3) Sugar Act of 1764:

    3) Sugar Act of 1764:
    Also known as The American Revenue Act of 1764, on April 5, 1764, this Act that put a three-cent tax on foreign refined sugar and increased taxes on coffee, indigo, and etc...
  • 4) Admiralty Courts:

    4) Admiralty Courts:
    Existed throughout the empire. They served one purpose only, to resolve disputes among merchants and seamen.
  • Colonial Resistance

    Colonial Resistance
    Virginia Resolves- Series of resolutions made by the Virginia House of Burgesses in response to the Stamp Act of 1765.
    Stamp Act Congress- formed in October 1765. Was made to get the king's attention and stop the sugar act and stamp act.
    Sons and Daughters of Liberty- used violent methods to control british tax collectors.
    Boycoot- Boycotts were used to provoke England into repealing the stamp act.
  • Repeal of Stamp Act

    Repeal of Stamp Act
    After four months of widespread protest in America, (March 18, 1766), Parliament repeals the Stamp Act. A taxation measure enacted to raise revenues for a standing British army in America.
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    The declaration of the British parliament that accompanied the repeal of the Stamp Act.
  • Townshend

    1) New York assembly disbanded: In 1767, several colonial assemblies refused to vote the mandated supplies was why the New York assembly was disbanded by the British.
  • 2) Townshend Duites

    2) Townshend Duites
    Townshend Acts imposed duties on the importation of such articles as lead, glass, paint, tea, and paper into the colonies. Townshend Duties came about to compensate for the deficit, Charles Townshend.
  • Lord North

    Lord North
    Fredrick (Lord) North was the Prime Minister of Great Britain. responsible for the three pence tax on tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The killing of five colonists by British soldiers due to the soldiers being provoked.
  • Committee of Correspondence

    Committee of Correspondence
    The Committees of Correspondence were provisional Patriot emergency governments established in response to British policy on the eve of the American Revolution throughout the Thirteen Colonies.
  • Tea Act of 1773

    Tea Act of 1773
    One of several measures imposed on the American colonists by the heavily indebted British government in the decade leading up to the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). The act’s main purpose was not to raise revenue from the colonies but to bail out the floundering East India Company, a key actor in the British economy.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Demonstrater dressed as American Indians destroyed an entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company in defiance of the Tea Act.
  • Coercive Acts- or "Intolerable Acts" (1) Boston Port Act: )

    Coercive Acts- or "Intolerable Acts"  (1) Boston Port Act: )
    1) Boston Port Act: ACT to discontinue, in such manner, and for or such time as are therein mentioned, the landing and discharging, lading or shipping, of goods, wares, and merchandise, at the town, and within the harbour, of Boston, in the province of Massachuset's Bay, in North America.
  • 2) Massachusetts Government Act

    2) Massachusetts Government Act
    ACT for the better regulating the government of the province of the Massachuset's Bay, in New England.
  • 3) Administration of Justice Act

    3)  Administration of Justice Act
    The Administration of Justice Act was one of five laws enacted by the British Parliament in 1774 in response to the Boston Tea Party. Collectively, the acts were known as the Coercive Acts, or the Intolerable Acts.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Convention of delegates from twelve colonies met at Carpenters' Hall in Philedelphia, Pennyslyvania.
  • 1775 Lexington and Concord

    1775 Lexington and Concord
    Kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American colonies and the British authorities, particularly in Massachusetts.
  • Phase I New England

    Phase I New England
  • Phase II Middle Colonies

    Phase II Middle Colonies
  • Southern Phase

    Southern Phase
    Since there were more loyalists in the South, England decided to enlist the loyalists and the slaves to fight against the rebels.