7 year war

Most important events of the American Revolution

  • End of the 7 Year War

    End of the 7 Year War
    Global military war between 1756 and 1763. The war was driven between Great Britian's in their colonial and trade empires.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Issued by King George at the end of the 7 Years War. The point of the proclamation was to organize Great Britian's new empire.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Direct tax imposed by Britian spefically on the colonies of British America
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    DIrect action by the colonist against the taxes issued by the British. Colonist dressed up like Indians pouring tea into the Boston harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    A number of serious laws passed by the British Parliment as an act against the colonist for the Boston Tea Party
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    A pamplet written by Thomas Paine which presented the colonist with an argument of freedom.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    This document established the 13 Amercan colonies and annouced them as independent.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    Was an agreement among the 13 states that legally established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    Invasion of American forces led by George Washington this causing Cornwallis to surrender.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    Named after Daniel Shay it was an armed rebellion that took place in Massacusetts because of the post war depression.