French and Indian War to Declaration of Independence

Timeline created by Alexandra_W
  • French Indian War

    French Indian War
    French and Indian WarThe Seven Year War. The end of salutary neglect and the English wanted.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act The Sugar Act was a modified version on the Molasses Act(1733) and it reduced the rate of tax on molasses. This was also the act that controlled mercantilism.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    Stamp Act The 1st internal tax imposed directly on the American colonies by Britain. The tax was on all paper documents. This tax appeared at the time of the 7 year war.
  • The Townshend Acts

    The Townshend Acts
    Townshend Acts This taxed imposed duties on glass, lead, paints, paper, and tea.Chancellor of the Exchequer introduced the act to Parliment.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Tea PartyThe British Co. wasn't trying to get income instead they were trying buy out the struggling East India,
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Boston Tea PartyMassacheutts colonist disguised as Mohawk Indians board three British tea ships and dumped the 342 chest of tea in the Boston Harbor.
  • The Enfocement/ Intolerable/ Coercive Act

    The Enfocement/ Intolerable/ Coercive Act
    Enforcement Intolerable Coercive Act Boston Port was closed b/c of the tea party. Massachuetts governement restricted self-governing laws. Royal officials to be tried outside Mass. Quatering Act- Massachuetts had to provide housing and food for the Brit. troops.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Continental Congress Was made of delegates from colonies and met in 1774 to meet about the coercive acts. The First Continental congress was given virtual representation meaning that they were told that they had representation with Britain. This is right along the time the Olive Branch Petition came along. Date is not exact!
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    Lexington and Concord The Lexington and Concord Battle was the start of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Second Continental Congress The C.C. came together after a successful win at Ticonderoga Falls and decided to come up with an official army.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill
    Bunker HillThe Brits defeat the Americans at Bunker Hill, Mass.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of Independence The Continental Congress declares American Independence.