Road to Revolution

Timeline created by Blaize195
  • Treaty of Paris

    This Treaty ends a seven year war. The United States is spilt into two different part for England and Spain.
  • Proclamation Act

    This Act was established by the British to devide the colonist and the Native along the boundary of the Appalaichians.
  • Sugar Act

    The reducing of tax on imported molasses, although it is much more strictly enforced. This item was also added to the list of items that can only be traded with Britain.
  • Stamp Act

    Colonists gather at New York to declare Britain cannot tax with out representation.
  • Stamp Act Congress

    Colonists gather in New York in response to the Stamp Act and author a declaration saying Britian cannot directly tax them with our representation in Parliament.
  • The Declaration of Rights and Grievances

    It said that British colonists without formal consent to taxes they were considered unconstitutional.
  • Declaratory Act

    Parliament tightens there hold on tax on the colonists.
  • Declaratory Act

    Parliament reaffirms their right to tax the colonists by passing this act.
  • Stamp Act Repealed

    The Stamp Act is revoked.
  • Townsend Act

    The Townsend Act that let Britian put taxes on things such as lead, paper, paint, glass and tea.
  • Boston Massacra

    British troops frie into a crowd of unruly colonists leaving five people dead.
  • Committee of Correspondence

    Shadow governments organized by Patriot leaders of the thirteen Colonies.
  • Tea Act

    This act declares that colonist can only buy tea from the East India Company to help the almost bankrupt British company.
  • Boston Tea Party

    In protest of the Tea act, a group of colonists dress up as Indians and boarded British ships to throw British tea overboard.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    A punishment towards Massachusett colonists for throwing tea into the Boston harbor.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    The meeting of the delegates from 12 of the 13 colonies met in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
  • Lexington and Concord

    First Military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Bunker Hill

    The first battle of the Revolutionary war.
  • Olive branch petition

    The last chance to prevent a full-on-war between the Thirteen Colonies.
  • Common Sense

    Paine criticizes the idea of reconciliation with Britain and argues why the coloniests should gain independence.
  • American Declaration of Independence

    The day the colonists's day of Independence.