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Timeline Unit 2

  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    1.Ended the French and Indian War.
    2.It lasted for nine years.
    3.England claims some of the north of Canada and part of the Mississippi River.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    Between the French and English.
    British won.
    They fought over land
  • Proclamtion of 1763

    Proclamtion of 1763
    1. It prevented the Colonist from saettling west of the Appalaction Mountians.
    2. To creat relationships with the Native's and the Colonist/Brostish
    3. This was the first problem between the Mother country/ New England and the colonist.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    1. THis was when the taxed the sugar and molasses
    2. This was to help the English to help rebuild the Town/ Country
    3. THis increases colonist concerns
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    1.This is a tax on all kinds of paper good such as newspapers, will and ect.
    2.This act was protested by many angry colonist. This led to boycotts.
    3. As a resulkt of the boycotts they britrish goverment to stop the act.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    1.This act was to make people provide for the army with food,water,clothing,fuel, ect.
    2. This act resentement to the 3rd admendmentof the U.S Consitution.
    3. It was basically to responce to gratly increase the defense cost for the French and Indian War
  • Writs of Assistance

    Writs of Assistance
    1.A document that was warrrent for the British goverment to allow trade and navigation laws.
    2.The American Colonist started this.
    3. It included warrent so the govcerment could search people for smuggled goods
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    1. The British put a tax on household items.
    2. such as glass,tea,lead, paper, ect. 3.It was to help pay of the French and Indian war.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    1. One of the bloodiest striks during the war.
    2. Organised by the Sons of Liberty.
    3. Five citizens were shot in the stike.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    1. The British set taxes on all tea items.
    2. The BIrish did this to pay off the War.
    3. This lead up to the colonist dumping all the tea over baord on the ships.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    1. This was caused because of the tea act in 1773.
    2. The colonist dressed up as Idians to go dump the tea in the ocean.
    3. They ended up dumping almost alll of the tea on the importing /exporting ship.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    1. The goverment gave the colonist the reap of benifits.
    2. The colonist were pressed even more taxes on random things.
    3. This made the colonist very angry about these sometimes violent acts.
  • 1st Conitnental Congress

    1st Conitnental Congress
    1. the leaders who wrote this was Samuel Adams, John Adams, Goerge Washington and patrick Henery.
    2. They met in Philadelphia.
    3. It was to cut off all trade with Great Britian.... Unless necessary
  • Lexington

    1.This lead on to the second battle concord.
    2.The first shots were here to start the war.
    3.The first battle of the Revolutionary War
  • Concord

    1. The British sent 700 soliders from Lexington to attack the town.
    2. There leader was Thomas Gage.
    3. They were Planing to aresst John Adams and John Hancock, because they were 2 key leaders for the patriot movment.
  • 2nd Cntinental Congress

    2nd Cntinental Congress
    1. Met in Pheiledelphiain 1775
    2. Created by Bengermin F., John A., Roger S., Robert L.,Tomas J.
    3. Created by a comittee
  • Ft. Ticonderoga

    Ft. Ticonderoga
    1. They wanted to inclose on New York
    2. The Green Moutian Boys captured the miltary leader 3.The fort was shaped into a star to cover all land around instead of 3-4 points.
  • Buncker Hill

    Buncker Hill
    1. A battle on 2 hills looking over the towns.
    2. The British were runing up the hil so that was a disadvatage.
    3. 2,400 british troops and 1,500 americans
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    1. A document to explain what our rights are
    2. To let every man to have equal rights
    3. It was aginst the british form the colonist.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    1. To persuade the american colonist to fight for Independence
    2. Written by Tomas Paine
    3. It was Published in the news paper.
  • Battle of New York

    Battle of New York
    1. It took British troops six weeks to get to New York
    2. There were over 32,000 British troops.
    3. Washington decided to cover 2 sections of land instead of 1 because the British would have not expected them to use both.
  • Battle of Tenton

    Battle of Tenton
    1. They did the battle on Christmas eve
    2. They were not expecting it sense it was on Christmas eve.
    3. The generals were Goerge Wahsington aginst Colonel Ralh
  • Battle of Princton

    Battle of Princton
    1. 7,000 Americans and 8,000 British soliders.
    2. It was raining and muddy out so it was a diatvatage to both sides 3.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    1. It was th eTurining point of the War.
    2. The first batle won in along time.
    3. The French and Spanish allied with th eamericans and that is how we won the battle.
  • Winter of Valley Forge

    Winter of Valley Forge
    1. Most of Washington's troop died wither of satrvation, deisease and frost bites.
    2. Washington decided to move his troops without the British knowing. 3.a French volenteer Marquis De Lafayette helped train Washingtons Army during this time.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    1. On October 17th Cornwallis surendered.
    2. James Armistead was a spy for George Washington
    3. Last battle and we won are Independence on the battle.
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    Treaty of Paris 1783
    1. It forsure ended the war but in writing.
    2. We won the Mississippi River in this document
    3. This document formally reconized the United States of America as an Independent nation