Revolutionary War TImeline

  • French and Indian War

    This was tan international conflict in which ended in the Americas. This war was already involving the British, Prussians, and other European countries
  • Treaty of Paris

  • Proclaimation of 1763

    stopped colonists from settling west of the Appalachian mountains.
  • Sugar Act

    an overtaxation of sugar products and other goods.
  • Stamp Act

    was a raised taxation on documents
  • Quartering Act

    allowed for any soldier to take refuge in any residence.
  • Writs of Assistance

    Allowed any official to investigate ships in order to find smuggled goods.
  • Townshend Acts

    raised taxes on everyday matierials and products.
  • Boston Massacre

    when a troop of redcoat soldiers fired into a mob of patriots
  • Boston Tea Party

    when a group of Patriots dressed as Indians boarded ships and threw the tea into the harbor, in protest against the Tea Act
  • Tea Act

    overtaxing on tea and other tea products.
  • Intolerable Acts

    THis was the term used for the accumulation of all of the acts imposed on the Colonies from Britian
  • First Continental Congress

    This was the meeting of delagates at Carpenter's hall in 1774, in which the Delagates devised a peaceful way to end conflict
  • Lexington

    was the first battle of the revolution between the Americans and the British. THe british attempted to cripple the colonist through damaging supplies, and went through the first line
  • Battle of Concord

    thsi is right after the small loss at Lexington, when the British came to Concord. The British hadnt expected the amount of Patriots waiting. THe redcoats lose shortly after
  • Second Continental Congress

    This is when the Declaration of independence was drafted, and a continental army was formed
  • the capture of Ft. Ticonderoga

    an early patriot sucess, This battle was at an old French fort from the seven years war.
  • Battle of Bunker hill

    This was an American loss, because of the lack of supplies.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense, By Thomas Payne, was an instant best-seller because of its odacity against the british monarchy
  • Battle of New York

    This was when Britain stormed New york city to attack on Colonial troops
  • Declaration of Independence

    This document, written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776, was a "break up letter" with Britain, meaning it established th US of A
  • Battle of Trenton

    This frigid battle was a sneak attack, killing many hessians.
    For washington, this was a way to reinvigourate his troops
  • Battle of Princeton

    This is when Cornwalis was trying to capture Washington, and failed.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    A great turning point in the war, this is when the Spanish and French agreed to assist the Americans in the war
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    This was a starving time in the war. the patriots were low on supplies, then people such as Marquis de Lafeyette and Haym Solomon had financed and trained the sufferers at Valley Forge
  • Battle of Yorktown

    This was the last battle of the revolution, this is when the Americans,, with the help of the French,had vanquished the British troops in Yorktown.
  • Treaty of Paris

    This declared peace between The americans and the Brititsh, ending all of the conflicts