Turning point timeline-American Revoltuion

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    French & British fighting over the Ohio river valley.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The King of England made so that the colonist couldn’t go over to the land that they own/won.
  • Sugar act

    Sugar act
    Britain limiting what sugar products colonist could buy or sell.
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    Britain required colonist to buy stamps for official paper publications, letters, newspapers and magazines.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    When British Soldiers were marching in Boston and killed 5 colonist.
    Turning point, I think that the Boston Massacre was the turning point because that was when most of the colonist realized that England didn’t care about them. That was when the colonist realized that they needed to fight back against England and they weren’t going to stop until they got there freedom.
  • Tea act

    Tea act
    When Britain only allowed Colonist to from Britain owned east India trading company.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The Boston tea party was when the mercantile protest by dumping tea in the Boston bay.
  • Intolerable acts

    Intolerable acts
    Was to punish colonist made so they closed the Boston harbor and limited colonial townhall meetings.
  • The battles of Lexington & Concord

    The battles of Lexington & Concord
    The first battle of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Olive Branch petition

    Olive Branch petition
    The Colonist final attempt to avoid going to war with Britain during the American Revolution.