The road to revolution

By bg3199
  • Proclomation of 1763

    A treaty that restricted colonists from settling in the appalacian mountains and the west.
  • Sugar act

    Parliament passed a better version of the Sugar and Molasses Act of 1733.When this law was passed the colonists had to pay a tax for every pound of mollases or sugar they bought.
  • Stamp act

    Another law that the Britsh passed that taxed colonists on any documents that were being processed.
  • Stamp act

    Another taxation law passed by parliment that said you will be taxed for any piece of paper or document or official law that is being passed.
  • The Townshed acts

    A law passed by parliment that taxed colonists on things like fuels,glass,paint,lead and tea was added later that year.At the end of 1767 parliment raised about 40,00 pence!
  • Boston massacre

    An inncedent that ended up killing 5 out of 50 people.This happened because the rioting people killed a british officer.
  • The intolerable acts

    There were many intolerable acts but parliment eventually passed a law that would punish them.This law was speciffically meant to punish the people that caused the events of the boston port act,Administration of justice act and the quartering act of 1774 and many more.
  • British retreat from Boston

    An event that happened due to the recent victories of the colonists recent battles and riots,
  • Boston tea party

    An event that took place in Boston with the colonists.At night they snook onto a ship and threw all the tea into the ocean.
  • Quatering act

    The law passed by the british saying that if a soilder goes by your house because they are homeless,it is required that you house them.
  • 1st continental congress meeting

    A meeting that took place in philidelphia at carpenters hall.The colonists met there to discuss what they were going to do to libererate themselves from the british.
  • Battle of Lexington and concord

    Are historical battles that involed the minutemen fighting the british,These battles inspired the colonists to take up arms and fight the british.
  • 2nd continental congress meets

    Another meeting that took place because the patriots defeated the minutemen in the batlle of lexington and concord.
  • Battle of Bunker hill

    A battle that the colonists won because the british made a foolish mistake.The reward for the colonists winning this battle helped the alot because they gained extra land and made the british retreat.
  • Olive branch petition

    A treaty that was signed by the patriots/colonists.That declared free goverment and freedom of speech and press.
  • publication of common sense

    A book published by Thomas Paine called Common sense.This book listed and stated the reasons why Britain is bad.
  • Signing of the Declaration of Independance

    This document was signed when the British retreated back to britain because of their losses in the recent battles against the colonists.It stated that all colonies are now free of british rule.