Timeline of Revolution

Timeline created by mikebenedetto1
  • The Peace of Paris

    The Peace of Paris
    This peace treaty was signed by Great Britain, France, Spain, and Portugal which formally ended the Seven Years War
  • The Proclomation of 1763

    The Proclomation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 was issued Oct. 7 and said that new settlers in North America were not allowed to settle past a line in the Appalachian mountains.
  • Stamp Act/ Stamp Congress

    Stamp Act/ Stamp Congress
    The Stamp Act of 1765 was a direct tax put on the American Colonies to help pay off debts of war that England had. The American colonists were outraged at the fact that they had no taxation without representation.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre, which wasnt that much of a massacre at all, was a shooting by British oficers at a crowd of American colonists protesting. The soldiers killed 6 people in all, including renowned man at the time, Crispus Attucks
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a raid against British ships and ules for taxes led by a group names Sons of Liberty. On December 16, American colonists stormed the British ships dressed as American Indians and poured a massive amount of tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    The Intolerable Acts were passed as a punishment to colonists for the Boston Tea Party. The acts pretty much stripped colonists right to self government and historic rights. These acts outraged many rebellious colonists.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress convened on Sept. 5, 1774, all states were there except for Georgia. It was formed as a response to the Intolerable acts passed by the Parliament. Met until Oct. 26.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first real battles of the Revolutionary War. That is why it's referred to as being called "the shots heard around the world"
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    2nd Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress succeded the 1st Continental Congress. The Congress managed the olonial war effort as well as other things the colonies wanted to acomplish in the years of the Reolutionary War
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The Battle f Bunker Hill took place between the American patriots ans the British army, it was a battle over the seige of Boston. The Bristishs main objective was to obtain that hill.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    The Olive Branch Petition was a document to try and stop a full blown war between the American colonists and Great Britain, how ever, that petition did not work. The petition stated that Americans would keeps it loyalty to Britain, but was succeded by the declaration of taking up arms
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was a document stating that the 13 colonies were now free from any rule of Great Britain, Ratified and signed on July 4th. Americans now celebrate that holiday as the day we gained Independence.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    This battle was led by General George Washington. He led his men across the Deleware River into Trenton, New Jersey. After a breif battle, Gen. Washington captured many enemy soldiers. The win boosted colonists morale and eventually help win the war for America.
  • Battles of Saratoga

    Battles of Saratoga
    The Battles of Saratoga ended up in defeating Gen. Burgoyne's army in the Revolutionary war. There were 2 battles faught about 9 miles apart in Saratoga, New York.
  • French Alliance

    French Alliance
    The French Alliance Treaty was signed between the Americans and French for military support in the Revolutionary war in exchange for top priority trade deals.
  • Seige of Charleston

    Seige of Charleston
    Britains were being pushed back in the Revolutionary War, they tried to move down south to get some loyalists to join the army, their main objective was to try and take over Charleston.
  • Battle of Kings Mtn.

    Battle of Kings Mtn.
    This was an important battle between southern loyalist militia and patriots. The battle was won by the patriots which helped take back over SC
  • Battle of Cowpens

    Battle of Cowpens
    This battle was a decisive win by the continental army led by Gen. Morgan. It was one major turning point in takin back Charleston in the Revolutionary War.
  • The Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown
    The seige of Yorktown was a battle between Gen. Washington and Lord Cornwallis. Washington defeated Cornwallis's army in a month. The defeat led the British army into negotiation to end the conflict between the two countries. This was the last major land battle of the Revolutionary War.
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    Treaty of Paris 1783
    This Treaty officially ended the war between America and allies, and Great Britain. America Was free to be its own countr now, but had a huge debt to pay off
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