Road To Revolution Timeline

  • French and Indian war 1754 -1763

    French and Indian war 1754 -1763
    President George Washington defeated the French in a suprise attack. After that him and his troops went back to Great Medows and built Ft.Necessity. It gave the colonist hope that they could win.
  • The proclamation of 1763

    The proclamation of 1763
    proclomation of 1763The Proclamation of 1763 was signed by King George the Third, it proohibited any English to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains. This didnt help the colonist because they could not move that far.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Stamp actThe stamp act was parilaments first serious attempt to assert governmental athourity over the colonies. It helped them win independence by fighting it.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    Townshend ActsThis was an attempt of the British to gain political power by puting taxes on alot of the British goods. It helped the colonist win there independence because the colonist wouldn't buy anything from Britian.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Boston MasscreThe Boston Massacre was when some colonial people formed a mob around the red coats and were throwing snowballs at the red coats and harrassing them so the red coats got scared and fired and shot 5 people.It didnt help the colonist because some were killed but it also showed that everyone has equal rights.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Tea ActThe tea Act was the act of putting taxes on the tea to try to make it chalenging for the American Colonists on the nesttelsome taxation issu, and extend assistance to the East India company.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    Boston Tea PartyIt started when Boston refused to return 3 shiploads of tax tea to Britian; a gruop of colonial people borded the ships and destroyed all the tea and threw it in the Boston Harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    The acts were made to punish the colonies for dumping tea in the harbor, made by King George the Third. It didnt help the colonist out because it violated their rights. But it helped the colonist form independence for United States of America. Intolerable Acts
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    lexington and concordGeneral Thomas Gage sent 700 soldiers to destroy guns and ammunition the colonist had stored in the town of Concord, just outside of Boston. It didnt really help the colonist out or America because all the colonist had to do was move there amunition,
  • The Decloration of Independence

    The Decloration of Independence
    Declaration of independenceThe decloration of Independence gave independence to the united States of America.It was signed by many people including Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.