• French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War created alot of debt that Americans had to pay back to Great Britain. The British wanted the land that the french set up trading post on. But the French said no. The British were for the war. They felt they were intitled to the land. This battle went on until 1763.
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  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris gave British more of North America more of North America. The British made them sign this to finally get rid of the French in North America. The colonist were glad, for they got more land.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamaton of 1763 was the law passed by parliment , taht stated the colonist couldn't go past the Appalacians. The British didn't want to have any conflicts with the Native people. The colonist didn't like this because they wanted to expand their colony.
  • Sugar Act

    The sugar act taxed the colonist on sugar, molasses, and other products. This was an attempt to lower the debt of Britain. THe colonist felt they didpay a tax for sugarnt need to
  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp act required all paper to have an official stamp on it, stating that the paid for it. The british use this as an attempt to get rid of taxes. The colonist thought it was very stupid that they had to pay for paper.
  • Writs of assistance

    A writ of assistance is a written order issued by a court instructing a law enforcement official. Uncertainty about the legality of writs of assistance issued by colonial superior courts prompted Parliament to affirm that such writs were legal in the 1767. The colonist were no longer allowed to write writs.
  • Townshend Acts

    The Townshend Acts were a series of acts passed beginning in 1767 by the Parliament of Great Britain. This created acts like the Revenue Act of 1767, the Indemnity Act, the Commissioners of Customs Act, the Vice Admiralty Court Act, and the New York Restraining Act. These acts made the colonies very angry.
  • Quartering Act

    this act forced the american people to house and feed british soldiers that were servign in America. they did not like this.
  • Boston Massacre

    the boston massacre was originally a march of patriots. they were protesting british law and disrepecting british soldiers. the british killed 8 colonist when firing upon them. paul revere drew a picture and raised awareness, making people see how terrible the british are.
  • the tea act

    the tea act was the english taxing the colonist on the tea that they bought from england. this made the colonist really mad, for they thought they shouldnt have to pay extra for tea. this pushed them off, something had to be done!
  • Boston Tea Party

    this is the outcome of the tea act. the sons of liberty organized this attack on the british. they threw gallons and gallons of tea into the bay. this was a way to say we're sick of your laws.
  • intolerable acts

    the intolerable acts was a series of acts passed by parliment. these were rediculous laws. this finally united the colonies together against britain
  • First Continental Congress

    the first continental congress met together to discuss what they were going to do with england. they decided that they were going to make peace with england, and declare there allegiance. but britian declined.
  • Lexington

    Lexington is when the revoloution started. 700 british troops met 70 malitiamen and told them to put there weapons down. the malitiamen said no, then someone fired off a shot, and this was the start of the revoloution. british won battle.
  • concord

    british marched, following malitiamen. the malitiamen got reinforcements and drove the british back to boston. americans won.
  • Ft. Ticonderoga

    The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga occurred during the American Revolutionary War on May 10, 1775, when a small force of Green Mountain Boys led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold overcame a small British garrison at the fort.
  • Bunker Hill

    On June 13, 1775, the leaders of the colonial forces besieging Boston learned that the British generals were planning to send troops out from the city to occupy the unoccupied hills surrounding the city. In response to this intelligence, 1,200 colonial troops under the command of William Prescott stealthily occupied Bunker Hill and Breed's Hill, constructed an earthen redoubt on Breed's Hill, and built lightly fortified lines across most of the Charlestown Peninsula. the americans lost the battl
  • 2nd continental congress

    they assembled this group to decalre their independence.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense was created by Thomas Paine to raise awareness for the Revoloutionary War. This gave the americans many supporters.
  • battle of new york

    Howe was successful in driving Washington out of New York City, but overextended his reach into New Jersey, and ended the active campaign season in January 1777 with only a few outposts near the city. The British held New York for the rest of the war, using it as a base for expeditions against other targets.
  • declaration of independence

    the declaration of indepe dence was given to thomas jefferson. he wrote it in 2 days, and spent 2 weeks refining it. this officially called the americans independence.
  • battle of trenton

    The Battle of Trenton took place on December 26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War, after General George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River north of Trenton, New Jersey. The hazardous crossing in adverse weather made it possible for Washington to lead the main body of the Continental Army against Hessian soldiers garrisoned at Trenton. After a brief battle, nearly the entire Hessian force was captured, with negligible losses to the Americans.
  • battle of princeton

    The Battle of Princeton was a battle in which General George Washington's revolutionary forces defeated British forces near Princeton, New Jersey.
  • battle of saratoga

    onclusively decided the fate of British General John Burgoyne's army in the American War of Independence and are generally regarded as a turning point in the war.
  • winter at valley forge

    Valley Forge in Pennsylvania was the site of the military camp of the American Continental Army over the winter of 1777–1778 during the American Revolutionary War. there were terrible conditions there. lots of people died of frostbite.
  • battle of yorktown

    taking place on October 19, 1781, was a decisive victory by a combined force of American Continental Army troops led by General George Washington and French Army troops led by the Comte de Rochambeau over a British Army commanded by Lieutenant General Lord Cornwallis.
  • treaty of paris

    The Treaty of Paris, signed on September 3, 1783, ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain on one side and the United States of America and its allies on the other.