Revolution War Timeline

  • Treaty of Paris that ended the French and Indian War

    GB, Spain, France , Spain, and Portugal sign an agreement Because of the victory of The British over France and Spain
  • Sugar Act

    Set duties on molasses and sugar imported by the colonies. New England is also affected by rum.
  • Stamp Act

    This required colonist to pay a tax on any paper product.
  • Townshend Acts

    Taxes on glass leads paints paper and tea
  • Boston Massacre

    This event happened when 5 people were taunting a gaurd and went too far when the gaurd was forced to open fire resulting in these 5 people to die and a couple other wounded
  • Tea Act

    This is when colonist could only buy tea from the British East India company and it was cheap but still taxed. eventhough the tea was cheap colonists still were upset that the tea was taxed
  • Boston Tea Party

    When 50 people dressed up as indians and threw many barrrels of tea into the water in reaction to the tea being taxed
  • Intolerable Acts

    Series of acts passed in reaction to the boston tea party that resulted in closing the boston harbor and removed MA colonial charter
  • First Continental Congress

    A group of leaders that met to communicate the same population of america and to the rest of the world
  • Lexington and Concord

    The Americans win this battle. A delay from seing theaftermath gave militia men better time to reach and take over Boston
  • Second Continental Congress

    This is where John Hancock and other leaders established George Washington as Commander in Chief and decided that a Militia as the continental army to represent the 13 states
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    British win this battle when colonists lost many tools and almost their commons.
  • Declaration of Independence

  • Battle of New York

    American victory eventhought they lose the harbor.
  • Battle of Trenton

    This battle ended up as a american victory when William Washington and James Monroe are both wouned in battle as the american army takes over
  • Battle of Brandywine Creek

    British win this battle and move military supplies.
  • Batte of Saratoga

    British win this battle. British back in americans and finnally forces John Burgoyne and his troops to surrender
  • Valley Forge

    A harsh time when George Washington was put into command when many soldiers were not supplied well enough and many soldiers strengths were tested
  • John Paul Jones captures the Serapis

  • Battle of Yorktown

    The Americans win this battle. Many loyalists were picked up by Graves