Revolution 6th

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  • Proclimation of 1763

    No going west for colonists
  • Stamp Act

    Taxed stamps for colonists
  • Townshend Taxes

    This was a tax on paper, lead, glass, paints, and tea
  • Boston Tea Party

    People angry with tea tax threw thousands of dollars worth of tea in the Boston Harbor
  • Intolerable Acts

    These included the Boston Port Bill, Quarting Act, Administration of Justice Act, Massachusetts Govenment Act, and the Qubec Act
  • Battle of Concord

    British tried to seize weapons in Concord, "Shot heard 'round the world" in Lexington
  • 2nd Cont. Congress

  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Bloodiest battle of the war with the British taking 1000 in dead/wounded and the colonists taking 400 in dead/wounded. Took the British 3 waves to take the hilll, "don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes."
  • Common Sense

    Book written in common language asking for independence from Britain.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declared our Independence from Britain. By Thomas Jefferson signed by 56 delagates.
  • Saratoga

    Considered the turning point of the war and gave the French confidence in the colonists.
  • Yorktown

    With the French using their Navy to cut off British supply ships, the colonists were able to defeat the British in a battle that led to the end of the war.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Signed between Britain and the colonists ending the war. Granted the colonies rights to the land from the Appalachians to the Mississippi.