The Road to Revolution

By Mariyah
  • Two Treatises on Government- John Locke

    Two Treatises on Government- John Locke
    Natural right .vs. Divine right.
  • British settler move into the Ohio River valley

    British settler move into the Ohio River valley
    British settlers were pushing into the Ohio River Valley.
  • Pontiac's War

    Pontiac's War
    The war began in August 1763 when Native Americans, offended by the policies of British General Jeffrey Amherst, attacked a number of British forts and settlements.
  • The Spirit of the Laws- Montesquieu

    The Spirit of the Laws- Montesquieu
    3 Branches of Government.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War is the common American name for the war between Great Britain and France in North America in 1754.
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
    The Albany Plan of Union was a plan to place the British North American colonies under a more centralized government.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Parliament passed a modified version of the Sugar and Molasses.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    On October 7, 1763, King George III issued a royal proclamation that caused a furor amongst the colonists.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Tax required on all printed materials.
  • Townshend Acts - 5 differnet taxes

    Townshend Acts - 5 differnet taxes
    The Townshend Acts were a series of laws passed beginning in 1767 by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a "patriot" mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of British soldiers.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Act, passed by Parliament on May 10, 1773, would launch the final spark to the revolutionary movement in Boston.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a key event in the growth of the American Revolution.They had also threw 342 cases of tea in the Boston Harbor. They destroyed 90,000 pounds of tea!!!
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    Three of the acts passed by Britain on this date were specifically designed to punish Massachusetts for the Boston Tea Party.
  • General Braddock's defeat

    General Braddock's defeat
    The orders brought by Braddock divested the colonial generals and field-officers of all rank while serving with British officers of the same grade, and made company officers subordinate to those of the regular army.
  • Battle of Lexington

    Battle of Lexington
    Confirmation of the British advance was delivered to Lexington by Paul Revere and William Dawes.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting on May 10.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    The Olive Branch Petition was first drafted by Thomas Jefferson, but John Dickinson found Jefferson’s language too offensive. Dickinson rewrote most of the document, although some of the conclusion remained Jefferson’s.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The battle is named after the adjacent Bunker Hill, which was peripherally involved in the battle and was the original objective of both colonial and British troops, and is occasionally referred to as the "Battle of Breed's Hill."
  • Attack on Quebec

    Attack on Quebec
    The attack was to be a double pronged approach with Richard Montgomery leading a force from New York to take Montreal and Benedict Arnold taking his canoe army up along the river routes to Quebec City.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire. John Adams put forth a resolution earlier in the year which made a formal declaration inevitable.