American revelution

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In History
  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    a war fought between France and great Brittan over the Ohio territory that lasted 9 years
  • proclamation of 1763

    proclamation of 1763
    a proclamation hindering European expansion to the west. this act still has an effect an some native American law.
  • sugar act

    sugar act
    the sugar act
    a tax placed on all sugar and molasses goods
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    a tax placed on all paper goods in the american colonies
  • Townshend acts

    Townshend acts
    taxes placed on goods sent to the colonies. was viewed as power abuse as they had no say in parliament. this act was one of the lesser known acts.
  • Boston massacre

    Boston massacre
    an event where British solders fired on Boston citizens during a protesters on recent taxation development.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    a protest where the sons of liberty dressed as native Americans through tea in the Boston harbor over the new tea tax.
  • the intolerable acts

    the intolerable acts
    the intolerable acts were laws passed in favor of British rule, these laws caused large uproar with the majority of the colonists.
  • 1st continental congress

    1st continental congress
    a meeting of 12 out of 13 colonies discussing the colonies future
  • the battles of Lexington and concord.

    the battles of Lexington and concord.
    this battle was triggered while British troops were sent to confiscate weapons' and ammunition from Lexington, but were surprised to find a militia comprised of local volunteers. after a stand off with the 2 sides some one ended up firing, and to this day we still have no idea. but after that first shot the British overwhelmed the Americans. and the British had won the battle
  • battle of bunker hill

    battle of bunker hill
    the battle of bunker hill was an armed conflict in the early stages in the revolutionary war, being the first major conflict in the revolution.
  • George Washington joins the fight.

    George Washington joins the fight.
    on June 19 1777 George Washington was appointed as general of the continental army, he was mainly chosen for his past military victories in the British army.
  • olive branch petition

    olive branch petition
    the olive branch petition was the final attempt to avoid the revolutionary war as they declared their loyalty to the crown and their rights as British citizens.
  • common sence document

    common sence document
    the common sense document was an article written by Thomas pane as an attempt to persuade loyalists to become patriots.
  • Washington crosses the Delaware

    Washington crosses the Delaware
    on Christmas day Washington and the continental army were able to launch a successful surprise attack on German mercenaries known as hessians by crossing the Delaware to their camp were they bested the hessians.
  • articles of confederation

    articles of confederation
    the articles of confederation were the original constitution that was ratified after much debate
  • valley forge

    valley forge
    valley forge was one of eight encampments for the continental armies forces, it also served as an encampment for major leaders fleeing Philadelphia.
  • France provides aid to America

    France provides aid to America
    on February 2 1778 the treaty of allies was signed by the French and the Americans aligning them against great Brittan
  • siege of yorktown

    siege of yorktown
    the siege of Yorktown or the battle of Yorktown was the final conflict between Americans,french and the british
  • treaty of paris

    treaty of paris
    a meeting were king George the 3rd and the representatives of the united states signed the treaty of Paris officially ending the revolutionary
    war