A treaty that gave the British more territory in North America and ended the French and Indian War.
The Proclamation of 1763
The Proclamation of 1763 came after the French and Indian War. It was a speech by King George with a purpose to organize the colonies and territories in North America.
Ccreated a direct tax on the Colonies of America and required many papers to be on stamped paper made in London
An act by the British Parliment that made Colonist join wars and give food to British soilders.
Multiple Acts that cuased the British to be allowed to tax the colonist and establish a better rule of North America. It also punished some for not following Quartering Acts.
A incident between the British troops and colonists that shots were fired in. Five colonist civilians died
Patriots were for the colonists to be free and independent from england
Sons of Liberty
A group formed to protect the rights of the colonists and to take action aganist the British
A general for the Continental Army who helped lead the colonist to freedom. he later became president.
Boston Tea Party
A non-violent protest by the Sons of Liberty on taxation of tea. They protested by throwing crates of tea into the harbor.
A memeber of The Suns of Liberty who was the second cousin of John Adams the president. He influenced the Colonists to rebel against England
Acts that stripped Mass. of rights to govern above all, sparking outrage in the colonies.
First Continental Congress
The first congress of the colonies meet.
On this date, Paul Revere made his historical Midnight ride. He rode form town to town warning of a British attack, so the colonist had time to get ready for a fight. His ride helped the colonist fend off the British.
Lexington and Concord
The first shots fired between the British and the Colonist men.
Benedict Arnold was a famous General for the colonists who became a traitor while trying to get money from the British.
After fighting for Freedom from England, John Adams went on to be the second president of the United States.
The Loyalist were were colonist who were loyal to England and wanted england to win the war.
Paine wrote a book about how the Colonist should be free from King George and England. He came to the colonies with help from Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson was one of America's "Founding Fathers." He was the main author of the Declaration of Independence and became president.
Declaration of Independence
The colonies declared themselve free of the British.
Battle of Saratoga
A battle fought between the British considered a turning point in the war. It was considered an advantage to the colonist.
German Soilders the British hired and used in the colonies during the American Revolution.
Lord Cornwallis was a general in the British army who had a very strong section of the army. He later surrendered at the siege of Yorktown, leading to the end of the War.
Wife of John Adams the Second President and mother of John Quincy Adams the sixth President
The wife of George Washington, Martha is considered the First first lady
Battle of Yorktown
A battle in wich the Continetal Army led by General Washington won. One of last battles of the war were a new country started to be made.
Treaty of Paris 1783
The treaty between the British and Colonist that gave the colonies freedom and made the United States of America. The war had ended.