KMoss APUSH Timeline

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  • Zenger Trial

    Zenger Trial
    John Peter ZengerJohn Peter Zenger, was a publisher of the New York Weekly Journal who wront critically of the newly appointed governor William Cosby.Later, Cosby issued a proclamation against Zengers work , and on November 17th Zenger was arrested and charged with Seditious libel. And, in response Zengers lawyer, Andrew Hamilton, helped to affirm the freedom of press in America
  • Albany Congress

    Albany Congress
    Albany CongressTha Albany Congress, also known as the Albany Conference, was a daily meeting in Albany in which seven of the thirsteen British American Colonies , including Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island, discussed relations with the Indian tribes and defensive measures against France in 1754.
  • Seven Years War

    Seven Years War
    The Seven Yars War was a global war which lasted between 1756 to 1763. The cause of the Seven Years war was
  • Treaty of Paris (1763)

    Treaty of Paris (1763)
    Treaty of Paris (1763)The Treaty of Paris was a treaty signed in February of 1763 by the kingdoms of Great Britian and ended the Seven Years War.Also, the Treaty of Paris marked the beginning of an era in which the British had dominance outside of Europe.
  • Pontiac"s Rebellion

    Pontiac"s Rebellion
    War which began in 1763 led by Ottawas leasder, Pontiac , due to the indian tribe's offense to British rule and British policies, and the ottowas believed that the colonists were inflicting on their territory.During this rebellion eight forts were destroyed and many British soldiers and people were captured and killed.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The sugar act was passed by the Parliament of Great Britian in 1764 and placed a tax on sugar imported to the colonies and alse revitalized the Customs Service.And this act was later repealed in 1766.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Stamp ActThe Stamp Act was a direct tax by British Parliament which required the purchase of specially embossed paper for newspapers, legal documents etc. which in turn affected lawyers, tavern owners and other influential colonists. The Stamp act was imposed in 1765 and was later repealed in 1766
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
  • Repeal of Stamp Act

    Repeal of Stamp Act
    Stamp Act: Repeal After the Stamp act was enacted many of the colonists believed that the Stamp Act would worsen the economy because they were already really deep in debt and the colonists could barely pay the tax.After many riots and protests from the colonists,he reapeal of the Stamp Act, a revenue-raising tax on the purchase of embossed paper, was finally passed March 18th 1766 and the creation of Declaratory Act began.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Boston Massacre The Boston Massacre was an incident which occured on March 5th 1770, in which the British Army killed and injured eleven civilian men.Also, the Boston Massacre was viewes as the foreshadowing on the American Revolution which occurs in 1775.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Acts gave British East India company a monopoly on all tea imports to America, which in turn greatly affected the merchants in the society. Later, in response the Boston Tea Party is held, in which the colonists dumped millions of pounds of tea into the harbor in protest. As a result, the Boston Harbor and the Massachusettes government was shut down.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea PartyThe Boston tea party was the colonists reaction to the tea acts enacted in May of 1773. In the Boston Tea Party the colonists dumped thousands on pounds of tea into the Harbor. As a result of the Boston Tea party , the British shut down the Boston Harbor and shut down the Massachusettes gvernement as well.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    A series of laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 relating to Britain's colonies in North America, including The Boston Port Act, The Massachusettes Government Act, The Aministraton of Justice Act, The Quartering Act, and The Quebec Act.
  • First Continental Congress

     First Continental Congress
    First Continental Congress The First Continental Congress was a convention in which the delegates from the thirteen colonies met in Philidelphia, Pennesylvania on September 5th 1774 . The First Continental Congress was atteneded by 56 members appointed by the legislatures of twelve of the thirteen colonies.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    Battles of Lexington and ConcordThe Battles of lexington and concord were the first two battles fought of the American revolutuinary war , which were fought April 19th of 1775.The Battles marked the beginning of armed conflict between Great Britian and the thirteen colonies.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Second Continental CongressThe Second Continental Congress was a convention in which the delegates from each of the thirteen colonies met in Philidelphia, Pennsylivania May 10th of 1775 to direct strategies, appoint officials, and create treaties.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Battle of Bunker Hill The Battke of Bunker Hill was a battle fought on June 17th of 1775 on Breed's Hill between the british and the thirteen colonies (next to Bunker Hill, where the battle got its name), during the pre-american revolutionary war.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    Olibe Branch petition The Olive branch petiton was a petiton which the continental congress adopted in efforts to avoid war with Great Britain.The petition verified American loyalty to Great Britain and entreated the king to prevent further conflict.
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    Fort Ticonderoga Fort Ticonderoga was fort built by the Canadians and the French near upstate New york in the United States. Fort Ticonderoga played a significant strategic role in the disputes between Great Britain and France, and also played a part in the American revolution.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Thomas Paine's Common Sense was a pamphlet which was anonymously on the tenth of january in 1766. After it was published, Paine's work was successful, it provided the colonists with an argument to fight for their freedom from the British.
  • Virginia Declaration of Rights

    Virginia Declaration of Rights
    The Virginia Declaration of Rights was a document drafted on June 12th of 1776 to assert rights of men, including the right to rebel against the government. The Virginia Declaration of Rights also later influced the United States Declaration of Indepence of 1776 and the United States Bill of Rights of 1789.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of IndependenceThe Declaration of Indepence was signed in 17776 on July 4th by the continental congress and written by Thomas Jefferson. The Declaration of Indepence was a statement which announced the indepenedence of the thirteen colonies which later combined to become the United States of America
  • Battle of Long Island

    Battle of Long Island
    Battle of Long Island The Battle of Long Island, also known as the Battle of Brooklyn, was a battle fought on August 27th of 1776 following the United States Declaration of Independence. Also, the Battle of Long Island was the first major batttle fought of the American revolutionary war, and the first battle in which the United States was involved.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    Battle of SaratogaThe Battle of Saratogo was the key turning point in the American revolutionary War. The battle was fought in Sarotoga, new York and won by the Americans
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    Valley ForgeValley Forge was a camp site ;located in Pennsylvania in which the American Continental Army used during the winter of 1777 to 1778 during the American revolution.
  • Ratification of Articles of Confederation

    Ratification of Articles of Confederation
    Articles of Confederation The Articles of Confederation was an agreement which established the U.S as a conderation on sovereign states and served as its first constitution.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    Seige of YorktownAlso known as the Siege of Yorktown, it was a victory won by american troops led by George Washington and their allies french troops against the British Army. Conclusively, the Battle of Yorktown proved to be the last major land batlle of the American Reveolutionary War in North America
  • Treaty of Paris (1783)

    Treaty of Paris (1783)
    Treaty Of Paris (1783)The Treaty of Paris was signed September 3, 1783, and ened the American Revolutionary war between Great Britain and The United States of America.The treaty document was signed at the Hotel d'York by John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and John Jay ,representing the U.S, and David Hartley ,a member of the British Parliament representing the British Monarch.
  • Land Ordinance of 1785

    Land Ordinance of 1785
    Land Ordinance of 1785 The Land Ordinance of 1785 was taken in by the United States Congress on May 20th of 1785 and it was used to raise revenue to pay off debts.
  • Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom

    Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom
    Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom Also, known as the Virginia statue for religious freedom, the bill for establishing religious freedom was passed by the Virginia General Assembly on January 16th 1786.
  • Northwest Ordinance of 1787

    Northwest Ordinance of 1787
    Northwest Ordinance of 1787 The Northwest ordinance was an act of the Congress of the Confederation of the United States, passed July 13th 1787.
  • George Washington Inauguration

    George Washington Inauguration
    George Washington Inauguration George Washington gave his inaurgural address as the first president of the United States on April 30th of 1789, it marked the beginning of Washingtons first four year term in the presidency.