The Sugar Act had set a tax on sugar and molasses which were imported from the colony. This event is important because it was an encouragement for people to stop smuggling between colonies and the French west indies.
The Stamp Act
The Stamp Act placed a tax on all paper goods in the colonies. This event was important because colonists were upset that they were being taxed without representation in parliament.
The townshend act was laws passed by the british parliament that imposed taxes on leads such as glass, paper, tea, and paint. This Act was important because the people thought taxes were unfair and violation of their rights.
The Boston Massacre
The Boston Massacre began as a street brawl between the american colonist and alone british soldier, it was a quickly escalated riot. I think this was important because of the colonist who died and was used as a reason to go to war with britan.
First Continental Congress
The colonies came together because they felt like the british set harsh laws violating their rights and freedom. This is an important event because it eventually led to the declaration of independence and the birth of USA.
The battle of Saratoga
This battle was important they convinced the french to support and join the Americans, and also secured the independence of the United States.
The Boston Tea Party
A group of American colonists who boarded british ships and also dressed as native americans to protest against the Tea Act. This event is important because colonist protested against the british taxes.
The Coercive Acts
Series of laws the british parliament passed. This event is important because it was meant to punish the people from boston and have them under tighter control.
The battle of Lexington and Concord
This battle was the first military engagement of the american revolution. The british troops wanted weapons and to arrest the american soldiers. This event was important because the american militia fought back to the british troops and also defended their rights.
Battle Of Bunker Hill
It was a battle that happened in the early stages of war. It was important because it showed the bravery and determination of the american forces against the british army even if they lost the battle.
Olive Branch Petition
This was a letter sent to King George III, talking about peace and reconciliation, but was rejected. This is an important event because it was meant for peace but got rejected and continued to fight for independence.
Thomas Paine created Common Sense.
Common Sense was written to try to convince the American colonists it was time to break British rule and declare independence. It was important because it showed how america needed to be a independant country.
Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence was a document based on Independence of British rule. This was important because the american colonists declared themselves independent.
The battle of Long Island
It was a battle between the Continental army and the british army. It was important because it showed the challenges the continental army faced.
Crossing the Delaware
Crossing the delaware was a surprise attack on the british on christmas. This was important because George washington and his troops attacked the Hessian troops who were stationed in Trenton, New Jersey.
Valley Forge was a tough time for washington's troops because they had a bad winter. This is an important event because troops faced harsh conditions, like freezing temperatures, food shortage, and diseases.
Battle of Kettle Creek
The Battle of Kettle Creek was a decisive victory for the american forces that were against the British. This is important because the american militia successfully defeated the loyalist.
The british navy attacked chesapeake bay area, including Baltimore, Washington, D.C. This is important because it had a direct impact on on the course of war.
Treaty of Paris
It was a treaty marking the official end of the american revolutionary war. This is important because it showed america was free and it outlined the terms of peace with great britain.
Battle of Yorktown
The Battle of yorktown was when General Cornwallis was surrounded by the colonists and the French and was forced to surrender. This event was important because it was the recognition of the American Independence and ended the war.