Preap us history

Revolutionary Era

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    Pre AP US History

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Basically this was the end of the French and Indian War, left the colonist in celebration because several barriers were opened.
  • March of the Paxton Boys

    March of the Paxton Boys
    During the Pontiac Indian uprising, about 57 drunk rangers from Paxton, Pennslyvania slaughtered 20 indians; the governor of Pennslyvania arrested the men involved in this creul massacre.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    This new taxes was imposed on all American colonist and required them to pay taxes on every peice of printed paper.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Was the killing of five American Colonist by british soldiers, which just added to the tension between the americans and the british who were forcing taxes on the colonist.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Americans dressed as indians and poured many courts of tea into the Boston Harbor causing the british to close the Boston ports until all the tea debts were paid; which cause many of the colonist to start to starve.
  • OLive Branch Petition

    OLive Branch Petition
    Drafted by John Dickenson which was adopted by the second Continental Congress as an attempt to assert the rights of the colonist wile maintaining their loyalty to the british crown.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The start/ first shouts of the Revolutionary war; where the famous Paul Revere got all pf his fame by letting very few people know that the british were coming.
  • Declaration of Independedence

    Declaration of Independedence
    Benjamin Franklin and John Adams wrote this document declaring independence from Britain and their awful taxes.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    By Thomas Paine callenging the britishs authority, government, and monarchy. Paine was the first person to speak for american freedom.
  • Writing of the Articles of Confederation

    Writing of the Articles of Confederation
    Had many problems, and was later replaced by the Constitution. But it was basically a really weak central governmentso that the colonist were no overwelmed, they did thos thinkinf that the colonist would freak out if the government was to strong thinking that it would be just like a monarchy.
  • Writing of the Constitution

    Writing of the Constitution
    Basically set up a National/ Federal government; establishing the rights and the liberities of the American Colonist.