Timeline American Revolution Era-Jimenez-Tecalero

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War was when the British and French both wanted the Ohio River Valley. The British became victorious but suffered from economic issues.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was created to recover money from the French and Indian War. The stamp act required the colonists to pay a tax on all paper. This led the colonist to rebel against the British.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    The Townshend acts were taxed goods imported to the American colonies. They made the Townshend Acts to solve the argument of the Stamp acts. The Townshend Acts just infuriated the colonist more because they live off of imported goods. The solution to this is that the colonist didn't buy imported goods and protested.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre occurs when British soldiers kill several people in a mob of colonists. The Boston Massacre was a deadly riot that occurred on King Street in Boston. The colonist was throwing and harming the British soldiers so they decide to shoot. They killed 5 colonists and a dog.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The colonist was protesting both a tax on tea. A party of Boston and Mastashuses dressed as Native Americans boarded ships at anchor and dumped over 46 tons into the harbor.
  • The First Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was in Carpenters. It was held in a hall in Philadelphia. Delegates from twelve out of thirteen American colonists met to discuss America's future and restrict Britans's Power.
  • The battles of Lexington and Concord

    The battles of Lexington and Concord
    The battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. It was held in Middlesex County in the towns of Lexington and Concord. There were about 100 casualties. The colonist couldn't keep going so they retreated to a safer town and warned others that the British were coming.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    In the early of the Revolutionary War, the British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts. The battle was held more in the Breed's Hill. The colonists had retreated over the Charlestown Neck to fortified positions in Cambridge.