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Road to Revolution

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    French and Indian War The French and Indian war was a nine year conflict between the french and the english and their indian allies. The war started in 1754 and ended in 1763. This event was important because it helped us have more Freedom.
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    Molly and Kassandra's Time Line/Road to Independence

  • Proclomation of 1763

    Proclomation of 1763
    Proclamation of 1776The proclamation of 1763 was a proclomation where organazation and control was set for new french territories. It helped people see that the british control was overpowering.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    stamp actThe Stamp Act was where American Colonist had to pay tax on every piece of paper they bought even playing cards. The problem was that people didn't like to pay tax to just raise money they needed purpose. This helped them protest and led to many events.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    Townshend ActsTaxes placed on glass, paints, tea,lead, and paper. Named after Charles Townshend.In more protests Great Britian sent more troops causing the Beginning of the American Revolution.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Boston MassacreIt was a street fight between civilians and British soldiers. 5 people were killed including African American Crispus Attucks. It would soon lead to a revolution to armed rebellion throughout the colonies.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Tea ActThe Americans couldn't buy tea unless it was from The East Indian Company.The company raised taxes which lead to the Boston Tea Party.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Boston Tea PartyA group of men called the "Sons of Liberty" dressed up as Indians bored 3 British ships and dumped 45 tons of tea into the Boston Harbor. This lead to the Revolutionary war.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Intolerable ActsThis act was in response to the Boston Tea Party. These were the harshest acts ever passed by Parliment. This also lead up to the Revolutionary War.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    Lexington and ConcordThe British took over Boston and the first shots were fired by American and British troops on April 19, 1775. They were trying to take a weapons depot. The weapons depot was saved and the British were forced to retreat. This helped history because we proved that together we are stronger than Britian.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence is a proclamation that states that all men should be treated equal. And that we should all follow the the same laws/rules. This lead to the start the freedom of all men and women.