French-Indian war 1963-Declaration of independence being signed 1776

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  • French indian war ended

    French indian war ended
    the French and Indian War, which is the name given to the American theater of a massive conflict involving Austria, England, France, Great Britain, Prussia, and Sweden called the Seven Years War. The conflict was played out in Europe, India, and North America. In Europe, Sweden , Austria, and France were allied to crush the rising power of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. The English and the French battled for colonial domination in North America, the Caribbean, and in India.
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    French-Indian war 1963-Declaration of independence being signed

  • Salutary Neglect ended

     Salutary Neglect ended
    at this time the british began to tax the colonist for everything because of there great war depth. The colonist did not like that which was leading towards the Revolutionary war.
  • Mercantilism

    The british began to tax colonist on importing items from other nations islands. This lead to the colonist smuggling these items of to there home with out paying taxes.
  • Declaration of Rights is passed

     Declaration of Rights is passed
    In this document the colonists listed the rights that were being denied them as Englishmen. Major John Sullivan, delegate from New Hampshire, drafted the resolution.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was the killing of five colonists by British regulars on March 5, 1770. It was the culmination of tensions in the American colonies that had been growing since Royal troops first appeared in Massachusetts in October 1768 to enforce the heavy tax burden imposed by the Townshend Acts
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    a handbill was posted all over Boston, containing the following words: "Friends! Brethren! Countrymen!--That worst of plagues, the detested tea, shipped for this port by the East India Company, is now arrived in the harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts was passed

    Intolerable Acts was passed
    The government spent immense sums of money on troops and equipment in an attempt to subjugate Massachusetts. British merchants had lost huge sums of money on looted, spoiled, and destroyed goods shipped to the colonies. The revenue generated by the Townshend duties, in 1770, amounted to less than £21,000. On March 5, 1770, Parliament repealed the duties, except for the one on tea.
  • Quartering Act is passed by Parliament

     Quartering Act is passed by Parliament
    that stated that British troops in America would be housed in barracks and in public houses unless and until the number of troops overwhelmed the facilities, at which time, the troops could be housed in private commercial property, such as inns and stables, and in uninhabited homes and barns. The quartering would be without compensation and, in fact, owners would be required to provide soldiers with certain necessities such as food, liquor, salt, and bedding, also without compensation.
  • First Continental Congress convenes

     First Continental Congress convenes
    His Majesty for a redress of grievances under which his faithful subjects in America labor; and assure him that the colonies hold in abhorrence the idea of being considered independent communities on the British government, and most ardently desire the establishment of a political union, not only among themselves but with the mother state, upon chose principles of safety and freedom which are essential in the constitution of all free governments, and particularly that of the British legislature.
  • American Revolution begins

    American Revolution begins
    when the Boston tea party caused the british to get mad so they started the war to get back at them.
  • Second Continental Congress convenes

     Second Continental Congress convenes
    John Adams labored hard among his fellow Northerners to gain support for George washington as the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army. Adams realized that many people in the South and wealthy Americans in all areas harbored deep reservations about the new armed conflict, and reasoned that the appointment of a prominent Southerner to head the military effort would generate a broader base of support for the struggle.
  • declaration of independence was signed

    declaration of independence was signed
    was to show that they are free from Briton and they can not be bounded by there government any more.