Road To Revolution

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    French & Indian War

  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
    The Albany Plan of Union was a plan to place the British North American colonies under a more centralized government. The plan was adopted on July 10, 1754, by representatives from seven of the British North American colonies. Although never carried out, it was the first important plan to conceive of the colonies as a collective whole united under one government.
  • Washingtons defeat at Ft. Duquesne

    Washingtons defeat at Ft. Duquesne
    The battle of Ft. Duquesne was a British assault on the epnoymous French fort that was repulsed with heavy losses on September 14, 1758. Washingtons response to the French building Ft. Duquesne was building Ft. Nessecity.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Royal Proclamation of 1763 was issued on October 7, 1763, by King George III following great Britians acquisition with the French in the 7 years war/ French and Indian war, in which id forbidded all settlers from settling past the Appalacian Mountains.
  • Quartering Acts

    Quartering Acts
    Quartering Act is a name given to a minimum of two Acts of British Parliament in the 18th century. Parliament enacted them to order local governments of the American colonies to provide the British soldiers with any needed accommodations or housing. It also required colonists to provide food for any British soldiers in the area. Each of the Quartering Acts was an amendment to the Mutiny Act and required annual renewal by Parliament.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act also known as the American Duties Act was a revenue-raising act passed by the Parliment of Great Britain on April 5, 1764. It taxed tea, sugar, and molasses.
  • Daughters of Liberty

    Daughters of Liberty
    The Daughters of Liberty were a successful Colonial American group, established in the year 1765, that consisted of women who displayed their loyalty by participating in boycotts of British goods following the passage of the Townshend Acts. The Daughters of Liberty was a group of 92 women who looked to rebel against British taxes by making home goods insted from buying from England.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp act was a act of the Parliment of great Britian that imposed a direct tax on the colonies of British America and required that all printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper. This act was taxed on Newspapers, matches, playing cards, and stamps.
  • Sons of Liberty

    Sons of Liberty
    In the early summer in Boston artistians and merchants who called themselves the Loyal Nine, would soon be getting ready for a agitations against the Stamp Act. These men were formed together by a man called Samuel Adams. These men were part of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and getting rid of the stamp and sugar act.
  • Stamp Act Congress

    Stamp Act Congress
    The Stamp Act Congress, or First Congress of the American Colonies, was a meeting held between October 7 and 25, 1765 in New York City, consisting of representatives from some of the British colonies in North America; it was the first gathering of elected representatives from several of the American colonies to devise a unified protest against new British taxation. Parliament had passed the Stamp Act, which required the use of specially stamped paper for virtually all business in the colonies.
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    The American Colonies Act 1766 commonly known as the Declartory Act was a act of the Parliment of Great Britian, which accompined the repeal of the Stamp Act 1765 and the changing and lessining of the Sugar Act.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    The Townshend Acts were a series of acts passed, beginning in 1767, by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America. The acts are named after Charles Townshend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who proposed the programme.
  • Boston Masaacre

    Boston Masaacre
    The Boston Massacre, known as the Incident on King Street by the British,[2] was an incident on March 5, 1770, in which British Army soldiers killed five male civilians and injured six others.British troops had been stationed in Boston, capital of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, since 1768 in order to protect and support crown-appointed colonial officials attempting to enforce unpopular Parliamentary legislation.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Act of 1773 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. Its principal overt objective was to reduce the massive surplus of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company in its London warehouses and to help the struggling company survive.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, on December 16, 1773. The demonstrators, some disguised as American Indians, destroyed an entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company, in defiance of the Tea Act of May 10, 1773.
  • Coercive Acts

    Coercive Acts
    The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea party. They were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in throwing a large tea shipment into Boston harbor. In Great Britain, these laws were referred to as the Coercive Acts.
  • Quebec Act

    Quebec Act
    Quebec Act, 1774, passed by the British Parliament to institute a permanent administration in Canada replacing the temporary government created at the time of the Proclamation of 1763. It gave the French Canadians complete religious freedom and restored the French form of civil law.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the summer of 1775, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, soon after warfare in the American Revolutionary War had begun. It succeeded the First Continental Congress, which met between September 5, 1774 and October 26, 1774, also in Philadelphia.
  • First Contenintal Congress

    First Contenintal Congress
    The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that met on September 5 to October 26, 1774 at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, early in the American Revolution. It was called "The passage of the Coercive Acts" (also known as Intolerable Acts by the Colonial Americans) by the British Parliament.
  • Battles of Lexington & Concord

    Battles of Lexington & Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.[9][10] They were fought on April 19, 1775, in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy (present-day Arlington), and Cambridge, near Boston. The battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen of its colonies on the mainland of British America.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775, mostly on and around Breed's Hill, during the Siege of Boston early in the American Revolutionary War. The battle is named after the adjacent Bunker Hill, which was peripherally involved in the battle and was the original objective of both colonial and British troops, and is occasionally referred to as the "Battle of Breed's Hill."
  • Commitee of Corespondance

    Commitee of Corespondance
    The committees of correspondence were shadow governments organized by the Patriot leaders of the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of the American Revolution. They coordinated responses to Britain and shared their plans; by 1773 they had emerged as shadow governments, superseding the colonial legislature and royal officials. Some of the colonies that were in this meeting were Massachusates, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and North Carolina.
  • Signing of the Declaration of Independence

    Signing of the Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence is the usual name of a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies,[2] then at war with Great Britain, regarded themselves as thirteen newly independent sovereign states, and no longer a part of the British Empire. Instead they formed a new nation—the United States of America. John Adams was a leader in pushing for independence, which was unanimously approved on July 2.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris was signed in Paris by represenitives of King George the III of Great Brittain and represenitives of The United States of America.