Turning Point Timeline - American Revolution

  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    French and Britain fighting over Ohio River Valley
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Restrict colonists from moving west
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Control economic activity in American colonies
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Colonists required to purchase stamps for publication
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Five innocent colonists were killed protesting *TURNING POINT - This event was a major change because after the innocent colonists killed, this persuaded other colonies to fight against Britain and began revolution for independence
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Sons of liberty dumped tons of tea into Boston Harbor
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    A parliament of Britain to reduce massive tea storage
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Parliament leading for Massachusetts colonists to get punished
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    Military engagements apart of the revolutionary war
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    Congress sent a petition to the king of Britain as an attempt to prevent a formal war