Road to Revolution Timeline

  • Sugar Act

    The first act
  • The Stamp Act

    IT the first act
  • Quartering Act

  • Declaratory Act

    A act
  • Townshend Act

  • Tea Act

  • Boston Tea Party

    -Members of sons of liberty dump over 340 chests of tea into boston harbor
    -Caused problems problems for loyalists /tories - loyalist/tory = a person in the colony who remains 'Loyal" to the king & Great britain
  • Intolerable Act

  • 1,000 Of Redcoats in Boston

    1,000 Of Redcoats in Boston
    General Gage Bring Thousands of British Soliders To Boston with more on the way
  • Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

    Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
    Pual Revere rides to warn the sons of LIberty in lexington and Concord that the "British are coming...The British are coming"
  • Battles of Lexington & concord

    Battles of Lexington & concord
    Battle -1st battle of American Revolutionary war
    -"Shot Heard Round the World" -Ralph Waldo Emerson
    -British Victory
    Battle of concord - Americans Stop British and Force them Retreat back to Boston
    -American Victory
  • Capture of fort Ticonderoga

    Capture of fort Ticonderoga
    Benedict Arnold & Ethan Allen capture The fort
    Get all supplies in the fort including cannons
    American VIctory
  • Second Congress

    Second Congress
    -Make a Army
    -Contiental froregin countires and Native Americans
    -Printing there new money
    -Led by George Washington
  • Battle Of Bunker Hill

    Battle Of Bunker Hill
    -Fought on Breed's Hill -Map-
    -"Don't Fire Unit 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
    -Realizes men are disoranized & need Discipline -Need Weapons
  • "Common Sense" Published by Thomas Paine

    "Common Sense" Published by Thomas Paine
    -Pamphle inspires more colonists to become patriots
    -"Every thing that is r9ght or Reasonable pleads for separation. The Blood of slain, the weeping voice of nature crise 'TIS Time to part" - Thomas paine, Common sense
  • British Surrender Boston

    -Washington Beileves his army is ready & Weapons arrive
    -Washington puts cannons on dorchester heights overlooking boston
    -British retreat - American Victory
  • Continental Congress

    -Debate on declaring inddependence
    -Thomas jefferson is the primary author of the deocument
  • Delcarartoon

    -all 13 colonies vote yes on declaring independce
  • The Declaration of independece