Quay Timeline

  • The Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763 was signed by King George lll of Britain.
  • Parliment Passes Sugar Act

    During this time, the taxes of Molassess were lowered.
  • The Stamp Act

    Parliament decided to tax all printed items from newspapers to letters, and so all items had to have a stamp. Parliament had affected colonial affairs directly.
  • Townshend Act

    Were passed by Parliment in 1767.It only focused on importaded goods.
  • Boston Massacre

    The colonist tried to drive out the redcoats and were inturn massacred.
  • Samuel Adams sets up a comittee of correspondence

    Created to find to shadow the normal government, and were created by the Thirteen Colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    American's disguised as Native Americans went to the Boston Harbor, and outraged by the taxes on tea, they decided to take the large boxes of taxes and dumped them into the Harbor.
  • First Continental Congress Meets

    Realized boycotts alone will not get them the Liberty they wanted. 55 men came to Philadelphia, as delegats from Georgia came to discuss and create some form of a politcal body to challenge Britain with.
  • The Battles of Lexington & Concord

    It accured when the British arrived in Lexington and the Americans were there waiting for them, and after a brief moment of tention, shots where fired and the American Revolution began.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Signed by the American colonies and Great Britain. Promptly ended the American Revolution.