History Timeline

  • The end of the 7 Years War

    The end of the 7 Years War
    Fought between 1756-1763 involving the great powers of the time Europe, North America, Central America, the West African coast, Philippines.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    It was issued by King George III following Great Britain's acquisition of French Territory in North America after the end of the Seven Years War.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    A direct tax imposed by the British parliament specifically on the colonies of British America without their consent.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    Were a series of laws passed beginning in 1767 by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British Colonies in North America.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British Army soldiers killed 5 civilian men.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    Were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    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.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The 13 colonies got their independence from Britain.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    Was an agreement among the 13 founding states that legally established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution.