Revolutionary War Odalys Alvarado By odalysac Mar 5, 1765 Stamp Act Increased tension between briton and colonies. passes the stamps act which required to purchase special stamped paper when sending or receiving packages or cards Mar 10, 1766 Declaratory Act After repealing The Stamped Acted parliament passes the Declaratory Act that gives Parliament full power to make the laws Jun 18, 1767 Indirect Taxes Parliament passes a revenue law in 1767 called the Townshend Acts which were indirect taxes Jun 13, 1768 Conflicted in 1768 british agents in boston seized the liberty(ship that belong to a merchant the red coast claimed it was stolen and that he failed to pay takes Apr 9, 1775 Lexington and concord battle British were sent to confiscate weapons owed by colonist and on their way there they confronted an angry militia (militia won) Apr 19, 1775 Common Sense People Thomas Pain declared that it was time for independence that it was the american destiny and it sold 500,000 copies May 7, 1775 Second Continental Congress in may 1775 colonial leaders convened a second continental Congress in Philadelphia to debate their next movie on how to approach the British Jun 17, 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17 1775 in the morning Gage (British leader) sent out 2,400 British troops up Breed's hill where they would meet up with American troops. British won b/c american troops ran low on ammunition. Jul 8, 1775 Trying to Make Peace (Olive Branch Petition) colonies were hoping for peace so in july 8 in 1775 congress sent the king a petition to return the harmony they had Jan 12, 1776 Keeping It On The Low French sent weapons to american troops to support the war Mar 10, 1776 Retreat From Boston British retreated from Boston in March 1776 and started moving to the middle states for a plan of rebellion. Jun 7, 1776 Declaring Independence in the summer of 1776 Thomas Jefferson wrote the declaration of independence that stated these rights: life,liberty and the pursuit of happiness Jul 2, 1776 Unanimously Free delegates voted unanimously that the american colonies were free. Jul 4, 1776 Declaration was Adopted After voting unanimously and reading the declaration of independence on July 4 1776 they adopted the Declaration of Independence Dec 25, 1776 Battle of Trenton George Washington led 2,400 men in small boats across the Delaware river where then they attacked the British while the were dunk and were doing their feast. Dec 25, 1776 Battle of Trenton George Washington led 2,400 men in small boats across the Delaware river where then they attacked the British while the were dunk and were doing their feast. Jan 3, 1777 Battle of Princeton a crucial importance to the development of the battle where George Washington's troop defeat British near Princeton New Jersey. Jan 3, 1777 Battle of Princeton a crucial importance to the development of the battle where George Washington's troop defeat British near Princeton New Jersey. Period: Sep 19, 1777 to Oct 7, 1777 Battle of Saratoga Burgoyne was on his was to meet up with howe but the American forces surrounded them and forced them to surrender Period: Dec 17, 1777 to Dec 13, 1778 Valley Forge American troops suffered from hunger, the lack of supplies they had and their living conditions Dec 29, 1778 Early British Success ending 1778 British took Savannah Georgia in their expedition Mar 8, 1779 Lafayette and the French French sent in reenforcement fro the american troops and military leader layette offered his help in the the revolution May 10, 1780 Cornwallis Greatest Victory Cornwallis sailed south with 8,500 men capturing Charlestown, South Carolina and marched 5,500 american soldiers off as prisoners Aug 1, 1780 Victory at Camden for British In August British army attack and smash American troops with in 3 month at Camden, South Carolina Jan 9, 1781 British Lose 1781 Nathanael Greene takes his troops to a victory when they kept fighting the British even though they were out numbered Mar 2, 1781 Financing War Do to the was inflation and profiting started to occur so in 1781 congress appointed the rich Philadelphia merchant as a superintendent of finance Apr 3, 1781 Doubts Upon Greene After defeating the British in South Carolina Greene starts to have doubts of how stuff will turn out as they go farther down south, he writes a letter to Lafayette asking for help and advise Sep 8, 1781 Finally mula (cash) Because of morris and salmon's effort on sept 8 troops were finally paid Oct 17, 1781 Surrender at Yorktown On October 19 1781 in the afternoon Cornwallis and his troop surrendered in a road near Yorktown while they were surrounded by both the French and Americans armies Sep 11, 1783 Endorse Independence The treaty of paris was signed to confirm the independence of America from the British Jun 3, 1789 Egalitharianism A belief started were everyone was treated the same however it only applied to white males.