Road to the Revolution

  • Peter the Great becomes czar of Russia.

    reigned from 1682-1725
  • Period: to

    1700s

  • The French and Indian War begins. It was a series of wars that included the French and British over land east of the Mississippi

    The French and Indian War begins.  It was a series of wars that included the French and British over land east of the Mississippi
    It was a series of wars that included the French and British over land east of the Mississippi
  • Mozart is born. He was an Austrian composer. He composed many symphonies in his life.

    Mozart is born.  He was an Austrian composer.  He composed many symphonies in his life.
  • The Seven Years War, a territorial war in Europe, breaks out.

    The Seven Years War, a territorial war in Europe, breaks out.
  • George III becomes the king of England.

    George III becomes the king of England.
  • The Treaty of Paris ends the Seven Years War and the French and Indian War.

  • Proclamationof 1763 is created. It says that people cannot settle past the Appalachian Mountains.

    Proclamationof 1763 is created.  It says that people cannot settle past the Appalachian Mountains.
  • The Sugar Act is passed. This placed tax on wine, sugar, etc.

    The Sugar Act is passed.  This placed tax on wine, sugar, etc.
  • The Stamp Act was signed. This put tax on all paper goods.

  • The Townshend Acts put taxes on glass, paint, oil, lead, paper, and tea.

    The Townshend Acts put taxes on glass, paint, oil, lead, paper, and tea.
  • The Boston Massacre, the shooting of 5 colonists by British soldiers occurs.

    The Boston Massacre, the shooting of 5 colonists by British soldiers occurs.
  • The Boston Tea Party, planned by Samuel Adams and others to boycott the taxation of tea takes place.

    The Boston Tea Party, planned by Samuel Adams and others to boycott the taxation of tea takes place.
  • The Quartering Act takes effect, requiring colonists to provide housing for soldiers.

    The Quartering Act takes effect, requiring colonists to provide housing for soldiers.
  • The Intolerable Acts are signed. These acts were made in response to the Boston Tea Party, etc, and angered the colonists.

    The Intolerable Acts are signed.  These acts were made in response to the Boston Tea Party, etc, and angered the colonists.
  • The United Kingdom was founded.

    The United Kingdom was founded.