American revolution

Timeline To Revolution

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    American Revolution

  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    This ended the French and Indian War.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    King George issued the Proclamation of 1763 that set the Western boundary as the Appalachian Mountais saying that it was to keep the peace with the Indians, but it was really to keep control of the colonists.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was passed because they the british needed to pay back the debt rom england from the war. They decided to place a tax that made everyone pay for a stamp on all printed material.
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    The Declaratory Act declare was passed after the repealing of the Stamp Act.
  • The Townshend Acts

    The Townshend Acts
    The Townshen Acts were a series of acts passed, beginning in 1767, by the Parliament of Great Britian relating to the British colonies in North America.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    British troops shot and killed 5 innocent Colonists who were on the streets of Boston the day of the Boston Massacre. The Boston Massacre was a street fight and patriots startd to throw snowballs, stones, and sticks, at British soldiers. Then one of the soldiers open fired.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    The act was not intended to raise revenue in the American colonies, and in fact imposed no new taxes. The Tea Act allowed the Britich East india
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    On December 16th, 1773, The Sons of Liberty, dressed as Indians, threw 342 chests full of tea overboard the delivery
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    King George iII and Parliament wanted to punish Boston for the Boston Tea Party. These laws closed the Boston Harbor until the ruined tea was paid off. They kept food and others supplies from being imported and banned town meetings and said British officers could be tried in other colonies or in Britain when accused of crimes.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that met on September 5 to October 26, 1774 at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    2nd Continental Congress
    It succeeded the First Continental Congress, which met between September 5, 1774 and October 26, 1774, also in Philadelphia. The Second Continental Congress managed the colonial war effort, and moved incrementally towards independence, adopting the United States Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
  • The Midnight Ride: Revere, Cheswell, Dawes

    The Midnight Ride: Revere, Cheswell, Dawes
    Paul Revere, Wentworth Cheswell, and William Dawes warned the colonist that "The Regulars Are Coming!"
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    Firsts Shots fired between American and British troops were in Lexington and Concord. The British chose to go to Concord. This meant that the Americans had stockpiled weapons there. It was the "Shot Heard 'Round the World." Both sides opend fire, and the Americans were forced to withdraw. By the time the British got to Concord, the Americans were waiting for them armed. The weapons were saved before the British could get them.