The Road of Independence

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    At the start, the French colonies had 60,000 population of settlers. The British colonies had 2 million. Since the French were outnumbered they depended on the natives.
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
  • Royal Proclamation of 1763

    Royal Proclamation of 1763
    It followed the Treaty of Paris in 1763.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    They made the colonists pay for taxes with a stamp.
  • Quartering Act March of 24th, 1765

    Quartering Act March of 24th, 1765
    Two or more Acts of British Parliament that were required to provide the British soldiers with housing and food.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British Soldiers shot and killed 7 people while being harassed by a mob in Boston.
  • The Tea Act and Boston Tea Party

    The Tea Act and Boston Tea Party
    Passed by Parliament on May 10th, 1773, granted the British East India Company Tea a monopoly on tea sales in the American colonies.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Began in 1774 and ended in 1783
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    Began on September 5th, 1774, and ended on October 26th, 1774
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    In the American Revolutionary War, Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements.
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    It's a large 18th-century star built by the French narrows near the south end of Lake Champlain, in northern New York, in the USA.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill of 1775

    Battle of Bunker Hill of 1775
    The battle was named after Bunker Hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
  • Common Sense by Thomas Paine

    Common Sense by Thomas Paine
  • Evacuation of Boston

    Evacuation of Boston
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
  • Battle of Brandywine

    Battle of Brandywine