Hunters Road to the Revolution time line project

Timeline created by HLong
  • The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War
    the war started in 1754 and ended in 1763. The two countries were fighting over the Ohio River Valley because they wanted controle over the three rivers and a big fur trade. The French was winning the war in the beginning because they were fighting the british using Native American strategys. In the end the British won this war but after the war the British was left with a very heavy war debt.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris is a treaty that the British signed to stop the war. Something that the British gained was all of the Frenche's North American land. The Frenche lost all of their North American teritory.
  • Pontiac’s War part 1

    Pontiac’s War part 1
    Pontiac’s war was a war with the British and the French and the Indians the Indians played a big role in this part of the war because Pontiac led his worriers into battle against British forts this lasted for about a year. Eventually the war ended after he was killed. he helped the french because the french and indians had better relations because the french did not steal the N.A.'s land unlike the British. Its called Pontiac's war because Pontiac had his own little war with the British during
  • Pontiac's War part 2

    Pontiac's War part 2
    because Pontiac had his own little war with the British during the French and Indian war. Pontiac affected the lives of the British because he killed over 2,000 British settlers.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 was a law that banned all people to settle across the Appalachian Mountains. The purpose of the law was to avoid further wars with the Native Americans.The colonists ignored this law and moved over the border anyway.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act was a law that put import taxes on products. It also called for harsh punishments to smugglers. They passed this law to get more money from colonists to pay off the war debt. In reaction to the sugar act the colonies protested.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was a law that required everyone to put a special stamp on any product or activities that they did. They did this to get more money to pay off the war debt. The colonists did not like this so The colonists signed a petition to stop the stamp act and the sugar act. In the sugar act colonists protested as to the stamp act they also signed a petition.
  • The Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act
    The Quartering Act was very unpopular because it came with a law saying the soldiers of the colonies are allowed to live in the homes of the colonists. Parliament wanted to save money because of the war debt. the colonists had to feed and house the soldiers. The colonists felt their rights were being violated so they protested.
  • The Stamp Act Congress

    The Stamp Act Congress
    The Stamp Act Congress was held to protest and signee a petition to the King and Parliament the petition demanded the end of the sugar and stamp act. key leaders in this event are delegates from nine colonies. Nine colonies were represented.
  • The Townsend Act

    The Townsend Act
    The Townsend Act was a law that had the the writs of assistance wich let soldiers in the colonies make random searches in peoples homes. this law was named after a Prime Minister named Townsend. This act also put taxes on products such as, glass ,paper ,paint , lead, & tea. The colonists didn't like this so they protested and formed a groupe called the Sons of Liberty. The protest worked put the tax on tea still stayed to show that Parliament had the right to tax the colonies and her people.
  • The Boston Massacre part 1

    The Boston Massacre part 1
    All these taxes that Parliament was passing led to what is known as the Boston Massecre. The actual Boston Massecre was when parliament was to late to repeal the Townsend duties and a crowd of citizens surrounded British soldiers and threw snowballs and rocks at them the soldiers responded in fear and killed five citizens and wounded six. In my opinion I do not beileive this should be called the Boston Massecre because Massecre's are when massive amounts of people die or get injured.
  • The Boston Massacre part 2

    The Boston Massacre part 2
    A guy named John Adams defended the soldiers that were put on trial because he believed that everyone accused of a crime had the right to a lawyer and a fair trial.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    The British put a tax on tea to get more money so they can pay off their war debt. This was ment to help parliament. A monopoly is a business.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The Boston tea party was when a bunch of British people dressed up as Indians and raided the ships throwing over 90,000 pounds of tea in the harbor. What caused this was because of the British taxes. The people dressed up as indians threw over 90,000 pounds of tea into the harbor. The people who did this was a bunch of dressed up people looking like indians. This resultid in heavier taxes.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    The Intolerable Acts was passed so that Parliament could have greater control over the colonies. Another name for the Intolerable Acts is the Coercive Acts. The Intolerable Acts Actually had fore laws within it. The key parts of the Intolerable Acts is that they took alot of the colonists rights and their freedom away
  • The First Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress
    This was a meeting held between the 12 out of the 13 colonies to talk about Englands rule over the colonies. 56 delegates showed up at the First Continental Congress. Two things the colonists agreed to do was separate from England completly and gain the rights and respect they deserved. Some key people that showed up were Benjamin franklin and Thomas Jefferson.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The revolution started when the British went to go seize gunpowder from the rebles and were encounted with 70 minute men face to face with each other the first shot was fired this was called the shot heard around the world. A minute man is a militia soldier ready to fight at any minute. At Concord the British were defeated with over 174 wounded 73 killed and 26 missing. This was the start of the revolutiony war and Britian had lost the first battle.
  • The Second Continental Congress

    The Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress was a petition written to the king. The Olive Branche petition was a direct appeal to the king. The declaration of Causes was explaining on why the thirteen colonies had taken up arms againts Britian. This congress ended up being the start of the revolutionary war.
  • The Battle at bunker Hill part 1

    The Battle at bunker Hill part 1
    The Americans Built there defences at Bunker Hill they were going to defened Boston but were led by Colonel William Prescott to take Bunker Hill. but soon later the British army came led by william Howe. The British's strategy to taking the hill was to keep charging the hill because they beilievd the americans would run out of ammo soon. The battle at bunker Hill was a tough one because the British had lost over one thousand men to the American army.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill Part 2

    The Battle of Bunker Hill Part 2
    The Americans lost because they ran out of ammo to shoot the British with. This was a costly victoy for the British because they lost over 1,000 soldiers but they did win the battle