Road to The Revolution War

By BD123
  • Proclamation of 1763

    An agreement of England and France ending the French and Indian War
  • Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act law placed taxes on sugar, molasses, and other products to send to other colonies.
  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act law required legal and documents to carry an offical stamp showing that the tax was paid
  • Quatering Act

    This was cost-saving measure that needed the colonies to quarter Bristish soliders and gave them supplies
  • Townshed Acts

    Townshed Acts was suspened New York's assembly until the people from New York agreed to provide housing for troops. The other act placed duties, or imported taxes, on various goods brought into the colonies, such as glass, paper, paint, and etc. Protests broke out immediatley
  • Boston Massacre

    The Sons of Liberty said that Attucks and the four others had given their lives for freedom.
  • Boston Tea Party

    On December 16, 1773 a group of men dressed up like Native Americans boarded three tea ships docked in Boston Habor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    In 1774, the Parliment passed a series of laws to punish the Massachuetts colony and to warn the other colonies. The British called these laws the Coercive Acts, but the laws were so harsh that they called theses laws the Intolerable Acts.
  • First Continental Congress

    A reprensentative voted to ban all trade with Britain until the Intolerable Acts were repealed.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    This was the first battles of the Revolutionary War.
  • 2nd Continetntal Congress Meets

    This meeting began in Philadelphia, the repersentatives included John and Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Bejamin Franklin, George Washington and Patrick Henry.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    The British had won the Battle of Bunker Hill, but at tremendous cost. More than 1,000 were killed or wounded. The inexperienced colonial militia had held its own against the world's most powerful army.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    This document was to make peace with British and the colonies. The king saw the petition and rejected it and punished the colonies.
  • Publication of Common Sense

    This helped convice many Americans that a complete break with Britain was necesaary.
  • British Retreat From Boston

    On March 17 about 9,000 British were departed in Boston in more than 100 ships. Boston Patriots were so happy that they reclaimed their city. More than 1,000 Layolist supprters went along with the British troops.
  • Signing of the Declaration of Independence

    This document was written by Thomas Jefferson, the group chose him, because he came from Virginia and they knew that no independence movement couldn't succeed without Virginia's suppert.