Pre-Revolutionary Events

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    Pre-Revolutionary Events

  • Albany Congress

    Albany Congress
    In New York twenty-three delegates met to discuss pressing problems in the Ohio River Valley. When they discussed it Ben Franklin worte the Plan of Union of 1697.
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    Pre-Revolutionary Events

  • Capture of Fort Necessity by the French

    Capture of Fort Necessity by the French
    England Built a fort called Fort Necessity,but then the french attacked they had no choice but to surrender. This was a small victory in the French and Indian War.
  • General Braddock's defeat at Fort Duquesne

    General Braddock's defeat at Fort Duquesne
    General Braddock thought he could suprise the french in an attack. But the French and the Indians turned the tables and wounded almost all of his men.
  • Recapture of Fort Duquesne

    Recapture of Fort Duquesne
    When the english built Fort Duquesne it captured by the French. On May 1st the English took control and renamed it Fort Pitt.
  • Battle of Quebec

    Battle of Quebec
    This battle was the English defeated the French. This attack took the French completely by suprise.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    This was a series of wars between England and the French. It happened when England and the French both wanted very prosperous land.
  • Pontiac's Rebellion

    Pontiac's Rebellion
    When word spread that the French were losing Poniac, a Native leader, took action against the English. But unfortunately Poniac did not succed because the British stopped them.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The British Paraliment placed a tax on sugar, wine, and other important things. Parliament did this because they wanted more money; to pay the debts that were owned after French and Indian War.
  • Currency Act

    Currency Act
    On Septmber 1st parliament the Currency Act. The act prohibited the issue of any new bills and the reissue of existing currency.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Parliament an act that put a tax on paper goods. his was also to make more money For England.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    This act told the colonists to shelter soliders and provide for them. This act was to address the needs for the soliders.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a "patriot" mob, throwing stonesand sticks and a squad of British soldiers. Several colonists were killed and this led to a campaign by speech-writers to rouse the ire of the citizenry.
  • Tea Act

    It is important to understand that the Tea Act actually placed no new tax on tea. But instaed of making the colonists happy it just made the colonists more angry.
  • Coercive (Intolerable) Act

    After the Boston Tea Party Parliament was so angry they passed the Intolerable Act. The government rushed a series of pieces of legislation through parliament: In Britain they were known as the Coercive Acts but the American colonists labelled them "the Intolerable Acts".
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The first Continental Congress met in Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia, from September 5, to October 26, 1774. The colonies presented there were united in a determination to show a combined authority to Great Britain, but their aims were not uniform at all.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    This was when the "Brothers of Liberty" dressed like Indians dumped forty-five tons of tea into the Boston Harbor. This was the rebellion against the taxes.