The Beginnings of the Revolution

  • A Yale College

    A Yale College was founded in New Haven in attempt to reatain Calvinist ideas.
  • Conversion

    Everybody but one of the entire faculty converted to the Church of England
  • Religious Revival

    A religious revival swept through the American colonies.
  • Accusations

    Zenger was accused of printing something that went against the government.
  • Round 4

    France and England began round 4 of the global struggle.
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Benjamin Franklin devised the Albany Plan or Union.
  • French and Indian War

    The French and Indian war started.
  • Salutary Neglect

    The British followed a policy called the Salutary Neglect.
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    The rebellions reverberations reached England.
  • Paxtan Boys

    The Paxtan Boys protested the Quakers' friendly Native American policy.
  • Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act was put into place.
  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act occured and stamps were nedded to make a purchase or to sell items.
  • Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act was when colonists had to provicde shelter and food to British troops.
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    Outlaws held local farmers at their mercy, and roamed the land.
  • Angry Farmers

    After the court ruled in favor of the outlaws, the farmers armed themselves.
  • Townshend Act

    The Townshend Act was the act in which you were taxed on glass,lead, paint, paper, and tea.
  • Tea Act

    The Tea Act permitted British East Indea Tea Companies to sell tea at a lower price than a colonial tea.
  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party was a group of colonists who dressed like Native Americans and dumped British tea into the Harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts occured.
  • The Decision

    George Washington was named commander of Continental Army.
  • Smuggling

    Smuggling became important to the Revolutionary cause.
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was a group of British soldiers who were antagonized by patriots. Then one soldier fired a shot and the others followed, killing 9 people.