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Revolutionary Timeline

By Wbyers
  • French Indian War

    French Indian War
    War between Great Britian and the French in North America.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Closed off the expansion of the colonies.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    Caused a tax on all imported surger. Was thought to be put into act to raise revenue.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    Created a tax that made colonist pay for every pice of paper they used.
  • The Declaratory Act

    The Declaratory Act
    An act that made the colonies more dependent on Great Britian.
  • The Townshend Revenue Act

    The Townshend Revenue Act
    Taxes on glass, paint, oil, lead, paper, and tea.
  • Boston Non-Importation Agreement

    Boston Non-Importation Agreement
    Importing stops for a year to help rid the coloines of dept.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    British soldiers firing into a mob of people and kille 4 wounding 6 others, this has a direct lead to the revolution.
  • The Gaspee Affair

    The Gaspee Affair
    The Gaspee ran aground and was looted and burned by the Sons of Liberty who were never trialed.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    The last act that would spark a revolution. Didn't raise taxes but the colonist thought it was a trick to win favor of the tea tax.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Enraged citizens threw overboard 342 chest of tea off the East India Trading Company.
  • Declaration of Independance

    Declaration of Independance
    The colonist declaring their independance from Britian and creating their own country.