Road to Revolution

  • Beginning of the French and Indian war.

    Beginning of the French and Indian war.
    The French and Indian war
    The war was going on in India, North America, and Europe. The French and British fought for land in North America and the Caribeans. This was the first taste of unity that the colonists felt.
  • The end of the french and indian war.

    The end of the french and indian war.
    The end of the french and indian war
    The treaty of paris ended the war but resulted in the majority of land to go to england and the colonists. This made the colonists happy :D
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamaion tried to put a stop to all westward colonization of North American colonists. The colonists were upset because they had all this land but could not settle it. this led to tention between the colonists and Britain.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act
    The stamp act was to help pay off british debt from the war. The act stated that all legal documents had to be printed on specially printed paper that was made in london. This helped fuel the anger between the colonists and britain
  • Townshend acts

    Townshend acts
    the townshend actThe townshend act was a law that put a tax on glass oil paints and other odds and ends. This was put in act to help make 40,000 Pounds a year to help pay off debts. This made tension even higher between the colonists.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a street fight that led to five colonists being killed including a free slave named Crispus Attakus. This fueled anger between colonists and British troops staying in the colonies.
  • Intonlerable acts

    Intonlerable acts
    The intolerable acts
    The Intolerable acts were where Great Britain tried to make more money off the colonies after the French and Indian war. They made more laws to upset the colonists and lead to the revolution.
  • Tea act.

    Tea act.
    Tea Act
    The tea act would launch a spark to the revolutionary war. The tea was supposed to be shipped to the colonies and sold at bargain prices but the Townshend acts were still in act.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    Boston tea party
    The Boston tea party was were colonists got fed up with the tax on teas and dressed up like Native Americans and dumped tea from British ships into the Boston Harbor. This was a pivotal point leading up to the Revolutionary war.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    The British sent General Thomas Gage to destroy guns and ammunition the colonists had stored in Concord Massachusetts. This was the frist real battle of the revolutionary war.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was a document that all our government and laws are based off of. This was the document the leaders signed to say to england that they wanted to revolt and have thier own freedom.