Timeline Project

By ggoetz
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    King George the third taxed colonists to pay for the french and indian war. The item that King George taxed the most was tea. The Sons of Liberty raided the ship stacked with tea crates and threw all the tea into the boston harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    as a punishment for the Boston tea party, parlaiment enrolled five intolerable acts in 1774. These acts were The Boston part act, The Massachusettes government act, Administrater of justice act, the quartering act, and the Quebec act.
  • The First Continental Congress

    Representitives from each colony met in philidelphia and discussed the intolerable acts. Their objectives were to compose a statement of colonial rights, to identify british parlements violation of those rights and provide a plan that would convince the british to restore those rights. They also agreed to boycott British prouducts.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    On the night of April 18th Paul Revere rode through Concord warning colonists of a British attack. Being ready both sides met at Lexington where the first battle of the Revolutionary war
  • Decleration of Independence

    The Continental Congress unanomously voted to make a document declaring the Independence of the colonies from England.
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    Fort Ticonderoga was important in the revolutionary war because this event allowed for the victory at Bunker Hill. When the colonists surprise attacked the British, they got ammunition, cannons, guns, etc.
  • The Second Continental Congress

    The Second Continental Congress
    On this day representatives from each colony met again and discussed the battle of lexington and concord. The representatives established the militia as the the continental army to represent the thirteen states. They also elected George Washington as commander in cheif of the continental army.
  • The Battle Of Bunker Hill

    The Battle Of Bunker Hill
    The Battle Of Bunker Hill was a major turning point in the revolutionary war. It took place on the charlestown pennisula on the north side of the boston harbor. The colonists won this battle and gave them confidence that they could actually win the war.
  • The Battle of Quebec

    The Battle of Quebec
    Brigadier Montegomery led an invasion into Canada to get Canadian forces on the British side. The British won by driving the colonists from Canada.
  • The Capture Of New York

    The Capture Of New York
    On this day the british landed on long island new york and defeated the colonists, at the battle of long island. The colonists had lost 970 men and 1,079 had been taken captive, while the british had only suffered a loss of 63 men and 337 were wounded.
  • Battle of Trenton

  • The Battle of Trenton

    The Battle of Trenton
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    Winter of valley forge started in 1777 and ended in 1778. This was a low point for the colonists in the american revolution. The colonists suffered about 2000 fatalities. The conditions in the camp included damp and crowded quarters.
  • Battle Of Princeton

    Battle Of Princeton
  • Battle of Princeton

  • Battle of Brandywine Creek

    Battle of Brandywine Creek
  • Battle of Brandywine

  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
  • Battle of Vincennes

    A colonial officer raided fort Vincennes with the illusion of having more men than he actually had.
  • The Capture of Savannah

    The Capture of Savannah
  • The Capture of Charleston

    The Capture of Charleston
  • Battle of Camden

    A group of British soldier routed another group of colonist soldiers gaining Camden and strengthening British control of the Carolina's
  • Battle of Yorktown

    16,000 colonists marched into Yorktown. They took two major redouts. This indimidated the British. The British surrendered
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    After the british prime minister resigned he was replaced by lord shelborne who wanted to put an end to the war. Lord shelborne negotiated n end to the war with representatives Ben Franklin, John Adams, and John Jay. This treaty was signed which finally recognized America's independence.