Road to Revolution Timeline

Timeline created by kavan.holm
In History
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War happened because of the Treaty of Paris. It also made Great Britain very powerful.
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
    The New Albany Plan was implemented to try and unite the colonies together.
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    American Revolution

  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was a tax on all the British colonies. They taxed all paper goods and it was bad because paper was like our iPhone today.
  • Stamp Act Congress

    Stamp Act Congress
    The Stamp Act Congress was a gathering of elected representatives to go and oppose British Taxation and not have the Stamp of Sugar Acts.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Started by passing the Townshend act which taxed galls, white lead, paper, paint, and TEA. The colonists are upset and they refused taxation without representation. A fight broke out between colonists and British troops they threw snowballs escalated to rocks then the British supposedly shouted fire and shot colonists.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The British thought they could be smart and sneak 17 million pounds of tea. So the colonists dressed up as Indians and dumped all the tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Laws that the British imposed after the Boston Tea Party on the colonists. They closed the harbor until all the damages were payed for by the colonists.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Colonies get together to talk about what the British are doing. They draw out the declaration of rights. Most significant thing was a non importation non exportation and non consumption to boycott all British goods.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    At the Battle of Concord the American Militia killed many British Red Coats and at the Battle of Lexington British Red Coats killed many American Militia troops.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    It's America's Birth Certificate. A sacred document for Americans. It gives the reason the country was created and the hopes, ideas and beliefs that Americans have for their country.