The Revelotionary War

  • King George

    King George
    King George asccends to the throne of England
  • Treaty

    Treaty between England and France ends the French and Indian war
  • Stamp Act

    Parliament passes stamp act as means to for British troops on American frontier. Colonists rebelled.
  • Stamp Act repeal

    Stamp Act repeal
    On the same day it wa repealed, Declaratory act was passed making it right to make laws binding the colonists
  • British arrival

    British troops arrive in Boston to enforc custom laws
  • Boston Massacre

    Four workers shot by British
  • Boston Tea Party

    Dressed as Mohak Indians, Massachussetts patriots dump Tea into the Boston harbor after the Tea act gave special advantages to a company
  • Privy Council Reprimands

    They reprimand Benjamin Framklin in London for leaking letters damaging the govenor of Massachussetts
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    Shots fired here, forcing British troops back to Boston. George Washington takes command of the Continental Army
  • British army

    Arrive in New York harbor in plans to crush the rebellion, joined by Continental army in Long Island
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Written by Thomas Jefferson, rattified by Congress. He also wrote "Common Sense," earlier, becoming a best seller and pushing colonies more to independence.
  • Benjamin Journey

    Benjamin Journey
    Congress sends Benjamin Franklin to France to urge them to become allies
  • Hessian force

    Washington crosses the Delaware river and captures Hessian force in New Jersey
  • Burgoyne

    British force led by Burgoyne takes fort Ticonderoga with a devestating loss for the Americans. Marquis de Lafayette comes, Washington get's defeated, therefore Philidelphia is lost. The Americans then capture Burgoyne.
  • France alliance

    American revolutions becomes a world war
  • Charleston

    Charleston loses to the British, and Americans "lose" several battles in the south, but there is a heavy toll on the British
  • Elizabeth Freeman

    Elizabeth Freeman
    Elizabeth ends slavery in Massachussetts, and the American and the French earn back Yorktown, Virginia
  • Noah Webster

    Noah Webster
    through 1787, Noah Webster helps AmericanEnglish by publishing a speller
  • Peace treaty

    Between Great Britain and the US
  • George and the Continental Army

    Gives it up and returns to private life
  • Mississippi River

    Spain doesn't get right to travel this river because of conflicts between the north and southern states
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    By debt farmers in Massachussets, and dispets the states's militia
  • Delegates

    Northwest ordinance by confederation gives hope for new states and ends slavery. Delegates get together in Philly get together to rewrite the articles of Confederation.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    Passed a National Constitution that needs ratification from 3/4 states
  • Virginia

    Virginia becomes a state
  • New York

    New York becomes a state
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights get's passed