The American Revolution Timeline

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  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was the tax on printed items was the first direct tax on the colonists. It added a fee to printed materials such as legal documents and newspapers.
  • Colonists vs British

    Colonists vs British
    A group of colonist hurled snowballs and rocks at British soldiers guarding the Customs House. The soldiers fired into the crowd, killing five colonists.
  • The First Continental Congress meets

    The First Continental Congress meets
    Agree to boycott British goods
  • “Give me Liberty or give me death”

    “Give me Liberty or give me death”
    Patrick Henry, gives his most famous speech, in the House of Burgesses.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense
  • Declaration of Independence Approved

    Declaration of Independence Approved
    Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration of Independence was approved.
  • Valley Forge, Penn.

    Valley Forge, Penn.
    Baron Von Steuben trains the Continental Army at Valley Forge, Penn.
  • Patriots win in Saratoga

    Patriots win in Saratoga
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    established peace between Great Britain and the allied nations of France, Spain, and the Netherlands.