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  • Zenger trials

    Zenger trials
    Zenger Trial John Peter Zenger was arrested for printing "false, malicious" libels undermining the gonvernor's authority.
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    Seven Years War

    Battle of Minden Battles were primarily fought in Europe and secondarily in North America. Started in 1756 Between the French and the British.
  • Albany Congress

    Albany Congress
    Albany Congress Summoned by the British government. Long term goal was to unity among the colonies and secure the Iroquois as an ally in the French and Indian War.
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    Pontiac's Rebellion

    Pontiac's Rebellion Started in Illinois around the Ohio River. It was a war sparked by the Native Americans' anger of the defeat of their French allies.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Tea Act Parliament put a tax on tea which gave the east india company a monopoly on it.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Sugar Act
    The Sugar act actually lowered the tax of Mollasses. It was called the Revenue act, but was known as the Sugar Act among the colonies.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Stamp act Passed by Parliament on march 22, 1765. This required all colonists to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used. Money collected from this act was used to pay the costs of protecting the american frontier near the appalaichan mountains.
  • Declaratory act

    Declaratory Act Stated that parliament could take what ever action they saw fit for the good of the empire. The stamp act was repealed prior to the issue of the declaratory act.
  • Repeal of Stamp Act

    Repeal of Stamp Act
    The Stamp act of 1765 was repealed because of the uproar of colonists. 4 months after the issuing of the Stamp act, colonists began to boycott.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Boston Massacre A line of british soldiers opened fire upon a large group of colonists in boston.
  • Boston Tea Party.

    Boston Tea Party.
    boston tea party The sons of liberty disguised themselves as mohicans and dumped 342 crates of tea into the boston harbor from the Dartmouth, Ealanor, and the Beaver.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    intolerable acts Quebec Act, Quartering Act, Boston Port Act, Massachussets Bay Act, Impartial Administration of Justice Act. It was a series of laws in response to the boston tea party.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    First Continental Congress Was held in Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia. Delegates were sent from all colonies except Georgia to discuss the british response to the Intolerable Acts.
  • Second continental Congress

    Second continental Congress
    second continental congress This was another delagate meeting at the state house in philadelpiha to discuss their next steps. There were new Delegates such as John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin.
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    Capture of fort ticonderoga Located on Lake Champlain, fort ticonderoga was a key point between Canada and the Hudson River.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    battle of bunker hill Happeneded around Breed's Hill during the Siege of Boston Referred to as the Battle of Breeds Hill.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    olive branch petitionA letter to kind george from the members of the second continental congress and it represents the last attempt from the moderate party to avoid a war of independence.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    declaration of independence A document adopted by the continental congress stating that the 13 colonies were free from british rule
  • Battle of Long Island

  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Common Sense Was written by Thomas Paine. Changed the authority of the british Monarchy. This was the first work that asked for independence from Britan.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    valley forge Valley Forge was a military base where soldiers were accomodated. The base was in Pennsylvania
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Maryland society, sons of the American Revolution
    document signed by American colonies and Great Britan. This document ended the American Revolution, thus declaring America as an independent nation.