The Revolutionary War

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  • French & Indian War

    French & Indian War
    A war between the british and the French Indians. The cause was the dispute over the Ohio River Valley. The British won the battle thus leading them into great debt.
  • The Proclomation of 1763

    The Proclomation of 1763
    The Proclomation of 1763 was a law passed by the British govorment restricting any settlements west of the Appalachin Mountains. Any People that were already settled there had to come back east. This made people mad because they were told to move there in the first place.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act is when the British put a higher tax on all imported goods, such as sugar. This tax profited the West Indian Spice Company because 25% of tax collected went to them.
  • The Currency Act

    The Currency Act
    The currency act changed all colonial money into coins so that no fakes could be made by the colonies.
  • The Committee of Correspondence

    The Committee of Correspondence
    This helped spread propagunda throughout the colonies. This got loyalists to switch to patriots and go against the British.
  • The Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act
    This forced the colonists to house the British soldiers stationed in the colonies during the war.
  • The Sons and Daughters of Liberty

    The Sons and Daughters of Liberty
    The sons and Daughters of Liberty were the rebellion against the British.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was a tax on all imported goods in the colonies.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    The townshend acts were terrible laws that were made to keep people from smuggleing.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The killing of Bostonian Colonia was by British troops in in Boston. The Bostonians blocked the way for British troops to move.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    A British Tax on all Imported Tea.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The violent Protest to the Tea Act. The colonists dressed up as indians and dumped tea in the boston harbour.
  • Intolorable Acts

    Intolorable Acts
    Laws & Acts put on colonist because of the Boston Tea Party. The boston Harbour closed.
  • 1st Cont. Congress

    1st Cont. Congress
    12 colonies met in Philadelphia this created the Boycottfor most British goods.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    British troops were ordered to seize the stores of colonial gunpowder and to cspture Samual Adams & John Hancock. At Lexington 8 americans were killed. At Concord troops were forced to retreat with a loss of 10 men. 1st in stanse of open WARFARE !!!
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    Major Victory for the colonists resulted in George lll proclaming colonies in a rebellion.
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    French and Indian War