Revolutionary War By ttate25 Period: Apr 19, 1765 to Sep 3, 1778 revoluntionary war Oct 22, 1765 revolutionary war Stamp Act -First direct British tax on American colonies for every newspaper,pamphelet, and other legal documents. Mar 5, 1770 Revolutionary war Boston Massacre- The shooting of 5 American colonists by British troops on March 5. Do not know who engaged in the first shot between the troops and colonists. Dec 16, 1773 revoluntionary war Boston Tea Party- Angry at a new tax on tea, american colonists dressed up as indians a dumped the tea in the Boston harbor. Apr 19, 1775 revolutionary war Lexington and Concord first shots in rev. war from the british at the american colonists. Jun 17, 1775 revolutionary war Bunker Hill first major battle;'' the whites of their eyes'', costly victory for Britian. Brition lost most of their men. Jan 3, 1777 revoluntionary war Trenton and Princeton : GW fights winter battles to his army together. They were fighting hunger and the cold. Oct 17, 1777 revoluntionary war Saratoga: first major American victory;10 days later, France recognizes American independence. Oct 19, 1781 revoluntionary war British loss at Yorktown; parliment begins to call for the end to the war. Sep 3, 1783 Revolutionary war Treaty of Paris ends the revolutionary war after the americans beat the british.