Major Revolutionary War Events

Timeline created by David H.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was the first of many taxes towards the Americans from the British. As the British have been fighting a war for 7 years they saw the U.S as a great revenue source, the stamp act for taxing all paper documents was passed. Only ten years later, armed colonists fought back against these internal taxes.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    March 5, 1770, a bloody fight between angry colonists and British soldiers. As tensions get only higher and higher between the colonists and the British. Then, a fight broke out between local workers and a British soldier, with the solution ending in bloodshed. After this massacre, plenty happened with everyone making the arguments and some defending the British. But, everything ended with some being left innocent and two others charged with man slaughter.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    On December 16, 1773, at Griffin’s wharf the political protest The Boston Tea Party. As the British empire continues to tax the Americans. Through frustration, a band of Americans decides to dress up as American-Indians and board a large tea boat. With the process in total, there was 342 chest full of tea leaves.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    The battles of Lexington and Concord, April 19, 1775, had started off the American Revolutionary War. Throughout the year's tensions between the residents of the 13 colonies and British authorities have only been building up. As tensions are high
  • The Battle of Bunker hill

    The Battle of Bunker hill
    Massachusetts, on June 17, 1775, the British won the battle of Bunker Hill. After hearing the news of the British coming to Massachusetts, Charlestown to take control of the surrounding hills. As a response Americans were sent to Bunker hill but, they prepared at Breed hill. As the 2,200 British soldiers came the Americans hadn't shot on sight, they shot in barrages as they saw the whites of their eyes. In the end, the Americans had around 400 casualties with the British having a thousand.