Revolutions timeline

Timeline created by Helena Valdez
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  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indian war was the cause of the Stamp Act because of all the things they had to pay for. They fought over territory because the British were selling things all over America. Due to all the expenses from war it led to the American Revolution. It ended in 1763 with the Treaty of Paris
  • The stamp Act

    The stamp Act
    The Americans did not liked the fact that they had to pay for their tea but now they had to pay tax. Though due to the Americans not liking the idea of having taxes on things they started to protest on making sure the British knew they did not liked it. Benjamin Franklin talked to the British to try and get them to not have taxes and it worked. It only made things worse though because the American people thought they can get/do anything they want.
  • The Townshend act

    The Townshend act
    Americans began to protest the things that the British were selling and made it known that did not like it one bit. They saw it as the higher up people abusing their power and ability to do anything. The British put taxes on the stuff they were selling because they thought that the Americans should pay for their protection. The British did not make it better because they sent soldiers to America and it just made it all worse.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was when one day Boston residents and British soldiers were arguing and it turned violent. Residents began throwing things at the soldiers and they began shooting at them. Multiple shots were fired and 3 Boston residents were shot and killed while others were wounded. Residents used it to help them against the British. Famous people spoke about the massacre and couldn't believe it.
  • The Boston Tea party

    The Boston Tea party
    The tea act started when the tea was to be only bought from the British and the American people wanted to trade with whoever they wanted to. A group called Sons of Liberty went undercover on the Boston harbor and dumped the tea into the sea. When the American's got rid/destroyed the tea the British got mad so they began to fight. Americans though did not want to be terrorist so they just poured the tea out and did not harm anyone/anything. The company lost money from all that tea being wasted.
  • Intolerable acts

    Intolerable acts
    There were laws that were passed by the British Parliament because the Americans were being punished. The Americans were being punished by King George III because they poured the tea out of the British ship. So the kind made these laws to punish the Americans for what they did. The Americans boycotted these laws and did not agree with them one bit.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    A British General led his soldiers to Lexington from Boston just to take leaders like John Hancock and Sam Adams. The Americans were ready though so they prepared for the British to arrive there. They saw each other and it became deadly for both Americans and the British mostly for the British though. The British took the Americans seriously because of how fearless they were. The Americans showed the British to not mess with them and they took a step towards independence.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    It began the during the early parts of the American Revolution. It was very deadly as more than 200 people were killed and even more were hurt during battle. It was the first battle that was really big even though Americans didn't win. The British won the battle but because we ran out of bullets. The British got up the hill on the third try just because of the fact we ran out of bullets
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence is a document that shows American is separated from Great Britain. It was an announcement that a new country was formed or forming. All Americans are given rights according to the form and we are all equal. We celebrate the Declaration of Independence being signed every July 4
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The battle of Yorktown was the start of the nations independence. George Washington was the leader and he was such a good leader that he after the war he was elected the first president. This battle ended the American Revolution after the British surrendered while being shot at and multiple troops dying. They were surrounding the British so they had no choice to surrender