JHurth American Revolution

  • The stamp act

    The stamp act
    On May 7, 1765 the british parliament passed this act, so that all legal goods bought hadto have a stamp. The stamps were like taxes.
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    American Revolution

  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    Coilinists throw snowballs at Redcoats. Brittish fired there guns at them. 5 people died. Crispus Attucks is the first African American to be killed by Britain.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    taxes on tea. Colinists dressed as Mohawk indians and dumped the tea over the boats edge.
  • First continental congress

    First continental congress
    Coloinial leaders met at the first continental congress in Philadelphia to decide how to oppose the intolerable act.
  • Second Continental Cogress

    Second Continental Cogress
    The continental congress meet in philadelphia to discuss what they sould do about the british taxes. In this meeting the group founded the continental army
  • John Paul Jones

    ON this day the continnental congress made John Paul Jones a lieutenant in the american navy.
  • Commen sense

    Thomas Paine's pamplet, commen sense, urged separation from Great Britain.
  • Declaration of Independence adoted

    Written by Thomas Jefferson sighned by the continental congress send to King George III
  • Battle of saratoga

    The continental army builds a fort near the town of saratoga. British soldiers came to the town.The battle starts,American genral Simon fraser gets shot and Benidict Arnold gets hit with a musket. The british suffered many deaths due to no food. The Patriot army gets bigger every day. Finially Britian surrenders!

    Short of supplies the Continental army suffered through the 1777-1778 winter at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania