By Frailin
  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    This changed the relationship because Britain began to tax the colonies which upset the colonists because they had not been taxed before and they had no representation.
  • proclamation of 1763

    proclamation of 1763
    This changed the relationship because the colonists felt they should be able to move west since they helped win it for the French and Britain’s rule angered them.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The colonists were infuriated. Some began to smuggle sugar
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    The lawyers and people were furious that they had to pay for a stamp 
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Five colonists died in the event leading to outrage across the colonies 
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Colonists were only allowed to buy tea from the East India Company 
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    This led to Britain issuing the Intolerable Acts
  • (Turning point) The Intolerable Acts

    (Turning point) The Intolerable Acts
    Closed down the Boston Harbor and shut down the town governments 
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    it was the first battle of the American Revolution. The British marched out of Boston to go steal gunpowder and ammunition from the colonists
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    The American Colonists sent the Olive Branch Petition to King George III. Because…the colonists wanted to prevent war with England. But…King George did not accept their attempt at peace. So...the colonists declared their independence for England and rebelled.