French n indian war

Road to Revolution

  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
  • Washington's Defeat at Ft. Necessity

    Washington's Defeat at Ft. Necessity
    Result: French and Indian victory
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  • Washingtons defeat at FT.Duquences

    Washingtons defeat at FT.Duquences
  • The Sugar Act

    What: The act lowered the tsx on molasses imported by the colonist. Why: Hoping to end smuggling How the colonist reacted: Smuggling keeps constant and James Otiss says no parts of parliment can be taxed
  • Stamp Act

    What: Act taxing ALL printed material (such as legal documents, newspapers, and playing card How colonist reacted: Stamp Act congress
  • Quartering Act

    what: Act requiring colonist to lodge and feed brtish soliders Reaction: This law was expanded in 1766 and required the assemblies to billet soldiers in taverns and unoccupied houses
  • Sons of liberty

    what: Formed by Samuel Adams of Boston; organization which took the streets to protest the stamp act how the colonies reacted
  • Daughters of liberty

    What: colonial women form this organization to protest the Townshend Act. why: to rebel against britisht axes by making home goods instead of buying them from the British
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    what: Act which said that parliment had the right to make laws and tax the colonies how the colonist reacted:
  • Boston Massecre

    what: teh Boston massecre, known as the incident on march 5, 1770, in which britisch army killed five male cilvilians and injured six others. how colonist reacted: a mob formed around a british sentry, who was subjected to verbal threats and thrown objects.
  • Committee of Corespondence

    what: the committee of corespondence were shadow governments organized by the patriot leaders of the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of the American Revolution
  • Boston Tea Party

    what: protest against British taxes in which the Sons of Liberty boarded british ships and dumped tea into boston harbor in 1773 how colonist reacted: parliment responded in 1774 with the Coercive Acts, or Intolerble Acts, which among other provisions, ended local self-government in Massachutes and closed boston commerce.
  • Coercive Acts

    what: this series of law were very harsh laws that intended to make Massachusetts colonist pay for its resistance/punishment for Boston Tea Party
  • Qubec Act

    what: the Quebec Act of 1774, was formally known as the British North America(quebec) Act 1774, was an act of the Parliment of Great Britain(citaion 14 Geo. III 83)
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    what: the Firt Continental Congress was a meeting of dedlegates from thwelve of the thirteen colonies that met on September 5 to
    October 26, 1774 at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia
  • Battle of Lexington and concord

    what The Battle of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
    why: the battle arked the outbrek of open armed conflict between the kingdom of Great Britain and the thirteen of its colonies on the mainland of British America.
  • Second Continental Congress

    what: the Second Continental Congress was a convetion of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the summer of 1775, in Philadelphia,Pennsylvania.
  • Battle at Bunker Hill

    what: the Battle of Bunker Hill was fought on june 17, 1775, during the Seige of Boston in the early stages of the American Revloutionary War.
  • Signing the Declaration of Independence

    what: The Declaration of Independence is the usual name of a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the Thirteen American Colonies, then at war with Great Britain , reguarded themselves as thirteen newly independent soverign states, and no longer a part of the British empire.
  • Townshend Act

    What: Acts which taxed imported goods into the colonies such as glass, tea, lead colonist react: widespred 2 years later
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    what: the treaty of paris negotiated negotiated between the United States and Great Britain, ended the revolutionary war and recognized American independence.
  • Stamp Act Congress

    Stamp Act Congress
    What: Form to protest against stamp act; nine colonies met and drafted a petition to king gerge III
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    what: Prohibited colonist from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains. why:Stopping western settlement provided several advatages for britain. It allowed the British government, not the colonist, to control westward movement. How the colonist reacted: It set off a chain of events that enraged the American colonist and suprised British Authorities.