Road To Revolution

By Ana1223
  • "No taxation without Representation"

    "No taxation without Representation"
    The colonist had no representitives to speak for them paralament. The Colonist resented not having a say in thiere own affairs.
  • Writs Of Assitance

    Writs Of Assitance
    The Custom Officers could shearch up ships at will.The Few Of the colinst affected to it, but merchants felt this way an invision of privacy. They were called writs becasue they were custom colloctors.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Tea Merchants in the colonies were ct out of the tea trade becasue the british east india company lowered thiere tea pricess.
  • Proclatation Of 1763

    Proclatation Of 1763
    Colonist were forbidden to cross Appalachian Mountains. The Colonist were angry to what to do. They did not want to be told what to do.
  • Suger Act

    Suger Act
    They put tax on everything but mostly Suger and Molasses. It didnt really affect many people, but the idea of taxxes a growing issue.
  • Quarting Act

    Quarting Act
    The colonist had to provide food, housing for the bristish soilders. They were hated but a little got done.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Putting Tax on legal documents and basically every piece of paper that was used, put Tax on it. The Stamp act Congres formed to orginize boycott.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    A Rioting mob confronted british soilders at the boston custom house. Sam Adams used the oppertunity to whip up anti-britsh feeling by calling the event a massacre.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The sons of libery dumped 90,00 pots of tea into Boston Harbor.
  • Intoloreable Acts

    Intoloreable Acts
    It wasnt a hold town meeting, Part of Boston was closed. First Continental congress meets, colonies began to unify.
  • 1st Contenental Cogress

    1st Contenental Cogress
    In Philadelphia was the first meeting in Carpenters Hall. Carpenters Hall was were all the colonies exept Gerogia sent delagates. They banded all trade with Britian untill acts were repield. Each colony began training troops. They were not readt to declare independence.
  • Lexington

    One of the first battles of the Revolutanary War. Were british trrops reached lexington. 70 Militiamen were waiting.
  • Concord

    First battles of Revolutinary wars. Britsih marched to concord, the distroyed military supplies and engaged in the battle were they were forced to retreat. 4000 Minuetmen and militamen lined the road from concord and lexington and shot the 'redcoats' as they retreated back to Boston.
  • 2nd Contential Congress

    2nd Contential Congress
    May 10 of 1775 the 2nd contental congress meet in philadelphia. Mebmer included John *& Samual Adams, John Hancock, Benjamin Franklin, Geroge Washington and Patric Henery. They all agreed to for the Contenital Army and geroge Washington was chosen as the Commanding General.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Militia had bullt a fortifications so the british attacked. Battle ensued, but the militia were forced of the hill. British won but sufferd more then 1400 deaths and casualties.
  • Commen Sense

    Commen Sense
    Thmas Paine was the writer of Commen Sense and was an englishmen. He didnt think it was right for Americans to be governed by an island across a vast ocean. He Published it for 'the call for independence became a roar.' Commen Sense Incresed public suppot for american independence.
  • French and Indian War.

    French and Indian War.
    A Fight for North America. It was Bristish vs. French. French buit forts to get english colonist out. Virginia sent a 21 year old who was George Washiton to Force the french to leave the fort dugesne. A Small Battle strated the War. World wide war between Great britian and France.
  • Town Shed Acts.

    Town Shed Acts.
    They put tax on varouise households and the boycotted by the colonist. They we are serirs of acts passed beggining in 1967 by the Paraliament of great britian colonies in North America.
  • Battle Of New York.

    Battle Of New York.
    Fighting moved to the middle colonies. The Britsih wanted to capture New York City, the center of the colony econmy. British attacked washingtons army on long island and inflicted heavy casualties. Washington avoided capture and retreated into pennsylvania. The Britsh will occupy New York City for the rest of the war. Washington was embaressed by the loss.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Tohmas Jefferson was chosen to compose the document. Based on the philosphy of John Locke and his ideas of Unaliable rights that goverment can not take a way. 2 weeks after on july, 4 1776 jerfferson had completed it.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    On Dec. 25'th 1776 Washington launched a suprise attack crossing the Frozen Delaware River.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    Washington captures another 300 british soilders at Princeton New Jersey.
  • Winter of Vally Forge

    Winter of Vally Forge
    Washington and his men spent the long winter of 1777-1778 in Vally Forge Pennsylvania. Troops were in desprate need for food and warm clothing.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    American General Horatio Gates surroned Burgoynes remaining forces of Saratoga. Burgoynes surrendered his entire amry to Americans. it was a turning point in the war. Bejamin Franklin would help negotitate Treaty of Alliance with France and Spain.
  • Battle of York Town

    Battle of York Town
    British General Lord Cornwallies moved his troops to virginia. It was time for washington to set trap. James Armistead was a douple spy and gave washington information. A Fleet of French battleships sailed into the bay and now Cornwallies was traped. Cornwallies surrendered on October 17 1781the Americans had one there independence.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Great Britian reconized the united states as an independent nation. United States gained all land east of the Mississippi River. U.S return all property taken from the loyalist.