Revolutionary War

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    Revolutionary War cause-and-effect

  • French and Indian War End

    French and Indian War End
    The treaty of Paris of 1763 ended the French and Indian war/7 years war between Britain and France. This gave Britain full control of the content besides the Spanish, but left Britain bankrupt and they had to tax the colonists.
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    It increased colonial revenue by taxing goods going to and from British colonies which was one of the direct economic causes to the American revolution.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The stamp act was a tax on all paper documents and was used to help pay for the expenses of the seven years war. The colonists boycotted British goods and paper documents, then Britain repealed the tax.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    On March 5, 1770 a mob of patriots started to harass British Soldiers, by throwing snowballs, stones, oyster shells. In the commotion the British soldiers open fire on the mob killing five colonists. This help the revolutionary idea and further spread the ideals of independence.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The sons of liberty dressed up as Mohawk Indians and dumped all the tea of three ships that they brought a new colonies into the Bay. As punishment by Britain to the colonist they instituting the coercive acts.
  • Coercive/Intolerable Acts

    Coercive/Intolerable Acts
    British Parliament passed this law as punishment for the Boston tea party, They close the port of Boston, revoked there charter to zero, and sent more troops into Boston This angered the colonists much and worried the other colonies so they held the first continent congress to discuss what to do.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    First continental Congress is a cars from the Intolerable acts. They meant to talk about what they’re gonna do and they tried to sue for peace for more time with Britain. This was the beginning of the revolutionary war.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The British were marching through Lexington and Concorde intending to suppress and possibly seizing rebellion weapons. The minute men sparsely attacked the Britain forcing them all the way back to Boston.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    After the events of Lexington and Concord The American colonies had to create a plan of war and elected George Washington as their top general. They were to raise an army this is where the fighting really began.
  • Declaration of Independence adopted

    Declaration of Independence adopted
    The conflict between Great Britain and the colonies has become severe and colonies have no choice but to go for independence. So they conjure up the Declaration of Independence. This now makes America and France can now recognize them As no longer colonies but as a country. And therefore send or aid.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    Battle began when one of the British generals attempted to flank American position on Bemis height Benedict Arnold predicted this maneuver and had many troops in his position. Every time the British got close to the colonists they shot and ran away, the Colonist Ran out of ammunitionI had to retreat off of the height, the British claimed victory but it was really an American victory do to the British casualties.
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    The colonists had to camp out at Valley Forge because of the winter. It was a very harsh winter, and caused many deaths because it was unorganized and they were lacking everything. But the colonists keep pushing through and showed the night of the colonists.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    A large British squadron was held up in Yorktown so the French and American troops laid siege to the city, for a month. After this month the British surrendered which was the biggest British surrender in history at the time. This mark the conclusion of the last major battle of the revolution and the start of there independence.
  • U.S. Constitution Written

    U.S. Constitution Written
    It was written because of the failure of the previous system of government in articles of confederation. It is had influence internationally on later constitutions and governments.
  • U.S. Constitution Adopted

    U.S. Constitution Adopted
    The fail of the last government the articles of confederation. The new constitution split the legislative states had equal power in one half and power based on population in the other.