Road to Revolution Timeline

  • Two Treaties on Government- John Loche

    Two Treaties on Government- John Loche
    John Locke wrote about natural rights.
  • British settlers move into the ohio River Valley

    British settlers move into the ohio River Valley
    When the American Revolutionary War began in 1775, the Ohio River marked a tenuous border between the American colonies and the American Indians of the Ohio Country.
  • The Spirit if the Laws-Montesquieu

    The Spirit if the Laws-Montesquieu
    Book about the power of the gov't needs to be limited.
  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    The war was fought primarily along the frontiers separating New France from the British colonies.
  • General Beaddock's Defeat

    General Beaddock's Defeat
    Around 1,500 British and American Troops forced the Indian and some French troops.
  • Pontiac's War

    Pontiac's War
    The war began in May 1763 when Native Americans, offended by the policies of British General Jeffrey Amherst, attacked a number of British forts and settlements
  • Albany Plan of union

    Albany Plan of union
    The Albany Plan of Union was proposed by Benjamin Franklin at the Albany Congress in 1754.It was an early attempt at forming a union of the colonies "under one government as far as might be necessary for defense and other general important purposes."
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Britain want to avoid for there war with Native Americans on the frontiers.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Import tax on molasses and other goods.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Requires purchase of special tax syamp for documents.
  • Townshend

    Townshend Acts were a series of laws passed beginning in 1767 by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The British, was an incident on March 5, 1770, in which British Army soldiers killed five civilian men.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    British company contral of all tes sale in colonies.
  • Boston Tea party

    Boston Tea party
    Colonists dumpped british tea in boston harbor to portest tea Act.
  • The intolerable Acts

    The intolerable Acts
    Four of the acts were issued in direct response to the Boston Tea Party of December 1773; the British Parliament hoped these punitive measures would, by making an example of Massachusetts.
  • Battle at Lexington

    Battle at Lexington
    Fight At Lexington and concord marksthe brginning of America Revolution.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    many of the soldiers were ready to use force if needed to defend the rights againist the britan.
  • Olive branch petition

    Olive branch petition
    The Olive Branch Petition was adopted by the Continental Congress in July 1775 in an attempt to avoid a full-blown war with Great Britain.
  • battle of Bunker Hill

    battle of Bunker Hill
    On June 13, 1775, the leaders of the colonial forces besieging Boston learned that the British generals were planning to send troops out from the city to occupy the unoccupied hills surrounding the city.
  • The Attack on Quebec

    The Attack on Quebec
    The battle was the first major defeat of the war for the Americans, and it came at a high price.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Second Continents congress approves Declaration of Independence.