the U.S history timeline

Timeline created by baseball32
  • french and indian war

    french and indian war
    the french and indians fought against great britan for land past the appalations. the colonist were happy but great britan would not provide protection west of mthe appalations.
  • treaty of paris

    treaty of paris
    the treaty of paris was when great britan defeated the french in the french and indian war and great britan made french sign the treaty that stated the french could have any land west of the ohio valley.
  • proclamation of 1763

    proclamation of 1763
    stated that the great britan soldiers would not protect colonist west of the appalations.
  • sugar act

    sugar act
    great britan taxed sugar being imported into the colonies. this was the first feeling of hostility by the colonist from great britan
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    great britan taxed any paper items in the colonies. colonist took this as another threat.
  • writs of assistance

    writs of assistance
    it was a search warrent kinda but you didnt have to have permission to search homes, boats, ships and property.
    colonist took this as an invastion of privacy
  • townshend act

    townshend act
    was a tax on just about all household items from silk, glass, paint, oil, lead, and paper.
    colonist where starting to get upset with all the taxes
  • quarting act

    quarting act
    breat britan told the colonists that they had to provide food and a place for soldiers to sleep at. also the colonist couldnt refuse.
    the colonist were just about fed up with the laws and taxes.
  • boston massacre

    boston massacre
    when british soldiers fired upon 5 colonist and the leader of boston sons of liberty called it a massacre
  • boston tea party

    boston tea party
    when colonist dressed up as indians and boarded a british ship and dumped 30,000 pounds of tea in the ocean
  • intolerable acts

    intolerable acts
    the intolerabe acts were a bunch of acts that were made to make the colonist mad which was another reason for the revolutionary war.
  • battle of lexington and concord

    battle of lexington and concord
    the battle of lexington was the first battle of the american revolution, it was 1400 british soldeirs against 70 colonist and the colonist beat the british
  • give me liberty speach

    give me liberty speach
    was a speach that stated that the colonies should be preparing troops
  • bunker hill

    bunker hill
    when colonist were up top on a hill and british soldiers ambushed them and a qoute was said dont fire until you can see the white in their eyes, which mean so you know it is a kill
  • declaration of independence

    declaration of independence
    when tomas jefferson wrote the declaration stating the 13 colonies freedom from great britan
  • common sense published

    common sense published
    common sense was when a document was published that stated, the colonist dont need great britan to live, there are other countrys out there that will support their economy
  • battle of new york

    battle of new york
    general william howe defeated goerge washington at a battle in new york, the british used new york as a capital
  • battle of trenton

    george washington croosed the deleware river on christmas and ambushed the british who were staying in hotels.
  • battle of princton

    battle of princton
  • battle of seratoga

    battle of seratoga
    was a turning point in the war because it was the first battle that the french helped america
  • winter at valley forge

    winter at valley forge
    was a battle that freezing weather and desiese killed more soldiers than men killed each other