Revolution Timeline

  • The Albany Congress

    It was a summit attended by representatives from seven of the thirteen British colonies in North America at that time.
  • The Currency Act

    Passed by the British to reduce the British national dept. pay the cost of having 10,000 troops stationed in the American colonies and rev up the economy.
  • The Declaratory Act

    The declaration stated that Parliament's authority was the same in America as in Britain and asserted Parliament's authority to pass laws that were binding on the American colonies.
  • The Boston Massacre

    Was an accident in which British Army soldiers killed five civilian men and injured six others.
  • Galloway's Plan of Union

    Was put forward in the first continental congress. Joseph Galloway was a Pennsylvania delegate who wanted to keep the thirteen colonies in the British Empire.
  • The Battle of Manmouth Court House

    The continental army under general George Washington attacked the rear of the British Army column.
  • British captures Charleston

    The British navy tried to capture the Charleston Harbor but did not succeed.
  • British and Americans preliminary Article Peace

    Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Jay, and Henry Laurens signed the preliminary articles of peace between the United States and Great Britain, ending the war for American independence. The treaty recognized American independence and gave the new United States a broad swath of territory east of the Mississippi River.
  • The U.S. and Great Britain

    The Treaty od Paris ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain on one side and the United States of America and its allies on the other.
  • U.S. Constitution

    The first three Articles of the Constitution establish the rules and separate powers of the three branches of the federal government.