Revolution - Andrew-Vandenbosch

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Settlers could not go west of the appalachian mountains
  • Stamp Act of 1765

    Stamp Act of 1765
    created in 1765. all trade items had to have a stamp on them to prove that taxes were paid.
  • Townshend Taxes

    Townshend Taxes
    taxed the colonists on items such as paper, red and white lead, glass, paints, and tea shipped from england
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    a group of people dressed up as indians and they threw 342 chests of tea into the boston harbor. it was 15000 pounds of tea.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    the british military took over bostons government
  • The First Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress
    they decided to boycott all british goods. they would hold collected taxes until Massachusetts was back on a constitutional foundation. they began military preparation in case of any attack on boston. they would also imprison british officials if any colonial leaders were held. called the suffolk resolve
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    first battles of the American Revoultionary Wars. the british were trying to seize weapons at Concord and the local militias attacked
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    created the continental army lead by George Washington
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    bloodiest battle of the war. 1000 british soldiers and 400 collinists were killed or injured.
  • Thomas Paine's Common Sense

    Thomas Paine's Common Sense
    first document that asked for independence from britain
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    officially declared independence from Britain. written by thomas jefferson
  • Battles of Saratoga

    Battles of Saratoga
    took place at reeman’s farm and bemis height. it was the turning point in the war because it gave france the confidence to help us
  • Battle at Yorktown

    Battle at Yorktown
    the French came to the collonists aid and were the cause of the victory. this was the battle that led to the negotiations that ended the war.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    britain ceded all land west of the appalachians to the mississippi river. british prime minister lord north resigned