The Road to Revolution!

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War was the product of an ruling battle between the French and English over colonial matters. A battle that's important to the war is the battle of Ft. William Henry, where British soldiers were murdered by Indians siding with the French. The war ends in 1763, where the British win the battle. When the British made taxes, the colonies came as one, and helped with the American Revolution.
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 was supposed to stop fighting between settlers and Indians, and keep settlers from moving west of the Appalachians. This angered the americans greatly. This is one of the things that began to completely separate the colonies from Britain.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament to help pay off the debt from after tha war. This angered the colonists greatly.
  • The Townshend Acts

    The Townshend Acts
    The Townshend Acts passed another tax law on leads, paints, and teas. The taxes made the colonists angrier than before.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    On March 5, 1770, a mob on angry colonists clashed with a group of British soldies. Five men were killed. News spread quickly about the Boston Massacre
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    The Tea Act was when the Parliment decided to help India, but taxed the colonists tea. The colonists were tired on being taxed.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party occured when the colonists were completely done with the taxes on tea and went aboard on of the British ships and dumped all the tea into the ocean.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    The Intolerable Acts was the outcome of the Boston Tea Party. Parliment shut down the Boston Harbor until India was fully reimbursed. This meant that the colonists couldn't use the harbor for anything.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    A group of British soldiers marched to Concord, Massachusetts to take colonial militia arsenal. Militia men from Concord and Lexington intercepted and attacked. This made the British run back to Boston,
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was partially lead by George Washigton, but the colonists began advocating their freedom, opposing full rights from Britain. The next year, the congressmen signed the Declaration of Independence, drafted by Thomas Jefferson. The United States was born.