Road to Revolution

Timeline created by 25aadams1
In History
  • The French and Indian war

    The war provided Great Basin with a enormous territory gain, in North America, but the war expenses led to colonial discontent, and ultimately to the American Revolution.
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamation of 1763 happened to appease Native Americans by checking the encroachment of European settlers on their land.
  • The Sugar Act

    It was the first tax on the American colonies imposed by the British Parliament.
  • Stamp Act of 1766

    Imposed a direct tax on the British Colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper, witch carried an embossed revenue stamp.
  • Townshend Acts of 1767

    In the Townshend Act people say that taxed goods imported to the American colonies. But American colonists, who had no representation in Parliament, saw the Acts as an abuse of power.
  • The Boston Massacre

    It was a deadly riot that occurred on King Street in Boston. It began as a street brawl between American colonists and a lone British soldier, but then it quickly escalated to a chaotic, bloody slaughter.
  • Tea Act

    The tea Act granted the company the right to ship its tea directly to the colonies without first landing it in England, and to commission agents who would have the sole right to sell tea in the colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    It was a political protest at Griffin's Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts. American colonists were frustrated at Britain for imposing taxation without representation dumping 342 cups of tea.
  • Intolerable Acts

    British people punished Massachusetts colonists for the Boston Tea Part. Boston had to pay back every penny to pay for the tea they destroyed.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    Meeting of delegates from 12 of the 13 British colonies that became the United States. A plan was proposed to create a Union of Great Britain and the Colonies, but the delegates rejected it.