Road to Revolution 5.3 & 5.4

  • sugar act

    sugar act
    Indirect taxes on sugar .
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    this was when there was tax on stamps, paper, ect
  • declaratory act

    declaratory act
    this was when parliament declared his power to make the laws for the colonies.
  • Townshend acts

    Townshend acts
    This was when they had taxes on glass, lead, paper, and tea. they also searched for smuggled goods.
  • The Boston massacre

    The Boston massacre
    this is when people were in the war and people were getting killed for no reason.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    This was when there was not tax, the tax tea was cheaper then the smuggled tea.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    This was a political protest.
  • Intolerable acts

    Intolerable acts
    This was passed to punish Boston for the tea party, also Boston Harbor was closed until the tea was paid for
  • Quartering acts

    Quartering acts
    this was when it would not let British people being in private homes.
  • First Continetal Congress

    First Continetal Congress
    it was a meeting of delegates from the 12 out of the 13 collies that met a deal with the intolerable acts
  • First continental congress meets

    First continental congress meets
    Every colony besides Georgia ha representatives. Georgia voted to send a "statement of grievances".
  • 1,000's of Redcoats in Boston

    1,000's of Redcoats in Boston
    This was when General Gage brought thousands of the British soldiers to Boston and there was more on the way
  • Mindnight ride of Paul Revere

    Mindnight ride of Paul Revere
    This was when Paul Revere rides to warn the Sons of liberty that they are coming
  • Battles of Lexington & Concord

    Battles of Lexington & Concord
    1st battle of American Revolutionary War
    "Shot heard round the world" -Ralph Waldo Emerson
    British victory.
    American Stop British and force them to retreat back to Boston
    American victory
    This was the first battle of American Revolutionary War,
  • Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

    Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
    Benedict Arold & Ethan Allen capture the fort
    Get all supplies in the fort includings cannons
    American Victory
  • Second Contintal congress meet

    Second Contintal congress meet
    -print money
    - they set up post offices
    - they created a Continental army that was led by George Washington
    - They sent Olive Branch to ask the King to protect their rights ( The king hires 30,000 Hessian soldiers
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Fought on Breed's hill
    "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes"- William Prescott
    BRITISH Victory (Americans ran out of ammunition)British learn defeating Americans would Not be easy.
  • Washington arrives on outskirts of Boston with Continental troops

    Washington arrives on outskirts of Boston with Continental troops
    • They realized men are disorganized and need discipline if they want it done.
    • They need weapons so they can fight back.
  • "Common sense" published by Thomas paine

    "Common sense" published by Thomas paine
    -pamphlet inspire more colonist to became patriots
    - "Every thing that is right or reasonable pleads for separation.
  • British surrender Boston

    British surrender Boston
    -Washington believes his army is ready and the weapons have arrived
    -Washington puts cannons on Dorchester heights over looking Boston
    - British- retreat - AMERICAN victory
  • Sencond Continental congress meet again

    Sencond Continental congress meet again
    -Debate on declaring independence.
    - Thomas Jefferson is the primate author of the document.
  • Sencond contaimental congress votes for indepandence

    Sencond contaimental congress votes for indepandence
    -all 13 colonies vote YES on declaring on dependence
  • Declaration of Independence signed

    Declaration of Independence signed
    The declaration of independence was signed.