French and indian war

French and Indian War

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
  • Treaty of Paris 1763

    Treaty of Paris 1763
    -Britain won the French and Indian War, this treaty officially ended the war.
    - Britain clamied all land east of the Mississippi river.
    - This war was very costly for the British.
    - British colonist began to settle in the Ohio river valley, were the Native americans lived.
    - The Native Americans responded by attacking to British forts.
  • Proclamation of 1763 (Britain Prohibits Move)

    Proclamation of 1763 (Britain Prohibits Move)
  • Suger Act

    Suger Act
    -This act taxed suger and mollassus, any thing else sweet.
    -This slowly became a problem to the colonalist.
    -King Goerge set this law, to pay off the war.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    -Britain needed money to pay off the war so they made the stamp act.
    -This act taxed letters and what not, to have a stamp that had the tax they had payed.
    -This slowy became a problem because the coins they had to pay with, werent so common.
    -The colonist began organizing boycotts.
  • Writs of Assitance

    Writs of Assitance
  • Townsheds Act

    Townsheds Act
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    -British king needed money so they could pay of war,so they stopped the tea trade.
    -Samuel Adams started a drive to form committees of correspondence.
    -The result was the Boston Tea Party.
  • Inteolerble Act

    Inteolerble Act
    -This act ment the colonist could not hold town meetings, so the Port of Boston was closed.
    - This lead to the the first Continental Congress.
    - This made the colonies begin to unify.
  • First Coninental Congress Meets

    First Coninental Congress Meets
  • Ft. Ticonderoga

    Ft. Ticonderoga
    -Benedict Arnold, led a portion of his militia across the half-mile width of Lake Champlain to the base of the fort.
    -the next morning his men rushed into the fort demanding its surrender.
    -Taken by surprise, the British surrendered.
  • Battles of Lexington

    Battles of Lexington
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    2nd Continental Congress
    -Americans battled Britain in New york.
    - They all agreeded to form Continental Armyand Goerge Washington was chosen to be the leader.
    -This lead to Ft.Ticonderoga.
  • Battle of Concord

    Battle of Concord
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    -British drove the Americans from Charlestown peninsula it was with hard loss.
    - 2,400 British troops against 1,500 Americans.
    - This made the king extend the blockade, the mulita was able to push the British out of Boston.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    -Thomas Jeffeson was chosen to compose this document.
    - This document was written in 2 weeks,on 4th of July.
    -This document was based on the philosophyof John Adams, unalienable rights.
  • Battle of New York

    Battle of New York
  • Common Sence

    Common Sence
    -Thomas Paine wrote Common Sence. He was a englishman, he said to cut england trade off, others will trade.
    -Common Sence increased support for aerican independence.
    - This lead to the declaration of independence.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    -Goerge Washington launched a surprise attack, crossing the deleware river.
    -He captured over 800 hesian prisoners with-out losing one man.
    -This lead to the battle of Princeton.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    -Washington captures another 300 british soliders at princeton, New Jersey.
    -This was only a month after the battle of trenton.
    -But soon after Washington lost a battle at Brandywine and Germantown.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    -Washington and his men spent long cold winters through 1777-1778 in valley forge pennsylvania.
    -The american troops were despate need of food and wam clothing.
    - French Volenteer Marquis d lafayette, hlpd donate mony and train the continental army.
    -Spanish Bernardo de galvez helped colonist by defeating the british in several battle in louisianna and flordia.
    -John Paul Jones steered his burning ship into british warship Serapis, shoughting "I have not yet begun to fight!"
  • Yorktown

    Yorktown
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris