Road to Revloution Timeline

  • Two Treatises on Government - John Locke

    Two Treatises on Government - John Locke
    John Locke wrote about natural rights.
  • The Spirit of the Laws - Montesquieu

    The Spirit of the Laws - Montesquieu
    The spirit of the laws argues for separte powers.
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
    A plan that the council would have authority of parts of the colonies.
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    French and Indian War

    British settleres move into the Ohio valley.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    A law that restricted colonist from setting past the Appalachian Mountains.
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    Pontiac's War

    The British defeat the Native Americans.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    A law that puts taxes on certain items such as sugar.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    A law that forced colonists to buy special stamps to sell.
  • Townsend Acts

    Townsend Acts
    A law that only taxed goods brought into the colonies.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The colonist protested agasint parliament, they threw snowballs and pariament fired back.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    A law that intended to help the Easst India Company.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A large group of men dump English Tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    The Intolerable Acts were a strict laws made after the Boston Tea Party.
  • Battle of Lexington

    Battle of Lexington
    The shot heard around the world, Brittish and colonist revolution.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    A group of delegates that met to discuss the situation with the British.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    American Colonist fight British near Boston. Sood up to British hibreads at Bunker Hill.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    A peice of paper written by Thomas Jefferson to make peace with Britain.
  • General Braddock's defeat

    General Braddock's defeat
    Rhe attack on fort led by subborn General Braddock that got defeated.
  • Attack of Quebec

    Attack of Quebec
    Americans invade British Quebec but were defeated..
  • Declaration Of Independence

    Declaration Of Independence
    A document written by Thomas Jefferson that declared independence from the British.