Period 3: Timeline 1754-1800

Timeline created by Jaylyn Rivera
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  • Proclamation of 1763

    This was issued by the British at the end of the French and Indian War to appease Native Americans by checking the encroachment of European settlers on their lands.
  • Boston Massacre

    This was a deadly riot between American colonists and a few British soldiers which quickly escalated from a riot to a bloody choatic massacre.
  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party was a political protest of angry and frustrated American colonists against Britain for imposing "taxation without representation". So they dumped out million dollars worth of tea into the harbor.
  • The First Continental Congress

    This was a compact among the colonies to boycott British goods unless parliament should rescind Intolerable Acts.
  • The Second Continental Congress

    This historically very important because it convened after the American Revolutionary War begun, taking the momentous step in declaring America's independence from Britain.
  • The Revolutionary War 1775-1783

    This was when 13 of Great Britain's North American colonies threw off British rule to establish the sovereign United States of America.
  • The signing of the Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence was signed by members of Congress. This was the first formal statement by a nation's people asserting their right to choose their own government. We now celebrate this day as the birth of American independence on July 4.
  • Election of 1800

    The election was a political realignment that ushered in a generation of Democratic-Republican leadership. This marked the peaceful transition in power from one political party to another.