• French and Indian War

    Colonists and the British fighting the INdians and the French for territory in regions in the northern colonies.
  • End of the French and Indian

    The French and Idians lost to the Colonists and the British.
  • Boston Masacre

    Red Coats were spotted on the streets by aggitated colonists who thought it would be amusing to throw snowballs at them. The situation was misread and colonists were killed after being fired upon by the Red Coats.
  • Intolerable Acts

    The Quartering Act-Soldiers were stationed in the Colonists home by order of the King. The colonists had to provide for the soldiers with thier money or be thrown in jail.
    The Tea Act- Tea was very important to the Colonists, and by taxing it a lot this angered the colonists greatly.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Samuel Adams led a group of rebels onto a ship stationed in the Boston Harbor dressed as Mohawk Indians and smashed and dumped thousands of crates of tea into the Boston Harber. (note: the tea was from China, but owned by the British)
  • 1st Continental Congress

    A list of grievences was made to the King, and the plan was made to boycott al British goods.
  • Lexington and Concord

    "The Shot Heard 'Round the World" The start of the Revolutionary War, The British were not expecting the Colonists to fight back, and the Colonists put up a good fight, but lost the battle.
  • Revolutionary War

    The war between the British and the colonists for the Colonists freedom from Great Britian.
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    The Declaration of Independence was written and signed and the Colonists independence was declared.
    The Articles of Confederation was the first form of government set in motion by the Colonists designated delegates.
  • End of the Revolutionary War

    The British were defeated after the French Navy caim to the aid of the Colonists. The British surrendered at Yorktown, and the 13 Colonies became known as the United States.