French Revolutionary

  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    This and subsequent trade laws prevented colonists from selling their most valuable products to any country except Britain.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    When the French enlisted numerous Native American tribes to fight on their side, war erupted between the natives and the French.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Colonist had to pat a tax to have an official stamp put on wills, deeds, newspapers, and other printed materials.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A group of colonists dumped tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Protested the treatment of Boston
  • Battle of Lexington

    Battle of Lexington
    British soldiers and American militia-men exchanged fire on the village green in Lexington, Massachusetts.
  • second continental congress and Declaration of Independance

    second continental congress and Declaration of Independance
    Voted to raise an army and organize for battle under the command of a Virginian named George Washington. Published Declaration of Independance which was a firm belief in the ideas on John Locke and the Enlightenment.