Revolution timeline

By cayl33
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre is a deadly riot that happened on March 5, 1770, on King Street in Boston. It started as a brawl between American colonists and a British soldier but escalated quickly into a slaughter.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a political protest that happened on December 16, 1773, at Griffins Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts. American colonists, upset at Britain for imposing taxation without representation, dumped 342 chests of tea into the harbor.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was a meeting between twelve of the thirteen colonies called in response to the Intolerable Acts.
  • Battle of Lexington & Concord

    Battle of Lexington & Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord signaled the start of the American Revolutionary war on April 19, 1775.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775, just a few months after the start of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of Independence, in U.S. history, document that was approved by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, and that announced the separation of 13 North American British colonies from Great Britain.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The Battle of Saratoga occurred in September and October, 1777, during the second year of the American Revolution. It included two crucial battles
  • The Surrender of Yorktown

    The Surrender of Yorktown
    Siege of Yorktown, (September 28–October 19, 1781), joint Franco-American land and sea campaign that entrapped a major British army on a peninsula at Yorktown, Virginia, and forced its surrender.
  • Signing the Treaty to Paris

    Signing the Treaty to Paris
    The Treaty of Paris was signed by U.S. and British Representatives on September 3, 1783, ending the War of the American Revolution.
  • Most Important Event

    I think the Battle of Lexington & Concord is the most important Event that took place in the American Revolution because it basically signaled the start of the war.