Amrican revolution timeline

  • The french and Indian war

    The french and Indian war
    he North American conflict in a larger imperial war between Great Britain and France known as the Seven Years' War
  • the stamp act

    the stamp act
    It was parliments first direct tax on the american colonies
  • The townshend acts

    The townshend acts
    series of measures, passed by the British Parliament in 1767, that taxed goods imported to the American colonies.
  • the boston massacre

    the boston massacre
    when a street fight occured between a mob throwing snoballs and other things at british soldiers.
  • Boston Tea party

    Boston Tea party
    american colonists frustrated at britain dumped 342chests of tea imported from british east india into the harbor
  • intolerable acts

    intolerable acts
    a series of four laws passed by the british parliament to punish the colony of massachsetts bay for the bostan tea party
  • battle of lexington and concord

    battle of lexington and concord
    The militiamen hustled to Concord's North Bridge, which was being defended by a contingent of British soldiers. The British fired first but fell back when the colonists returned the volley.
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    British attacks on coastal towns

    brutal british naval boombardments and burning of the coastal towns of falmouth
  • Battle of bunker hill

    Battle of bunker hill
    bloody fighting took place throughout a hilly landscape of fenced pastures that were situated across the charles river from boston
  • thomas paine's common sense

    thomas paine's common sense
    a book writeen by thomas paine
  • declaration of independance

    declaration of independance
    It marked the official step taken by the american colonies toward independence
  • The Declaratory act

    The Declaratory act
    declaration by the British Parliament that accompanied the repeal of the Stamp Act.
  • Battle of trenton

    Battle of trenton
    After crossing the Delaware River in a treacherous storm, General George Washington's army defeated a garrison of Hessian mercenaries at Trenton.
  • The battle of saratoga

    The battle of saratoga
    The british plan to capture the city of albany and take control of the hudson river
  • France and the U.S form an alliance

    France and the U.S form an alliance
    they signed the treaty creating a military alliance against great britain
  • battle of yorktown

    battle of yorktown
    cornwallis moved his troops to yorktown to resuuply his troops.