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Turning Point Timeline-American Revolution

  • French And Indian War

    French And Indian War
    french and Indians were arguing about the Appalachian mountains.
  • Proclamation Act

    Proclamation Act
    British-produced boundary marked in the Appalachian Mountains at the Eastern Continental Divide
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    to encourage trade with the British West Indies at the expense of the French and Dutch West Indies.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    imposed a tax on all papers and official documents in the American colonies,
  • Boston massacres

    Boston massacres
    a deadly riot It began as a street brawl between American colonists and a lone British soldier, but quickly escalated to a chaotic, bloody slaughter
    ***Turning point***
  • Boston Tea Act

    Boston Tea Act
    a political protest American colonists, frustrated and angry at Britain for imposing “taxation without representation,” dumped 342 chests of tea, imported by the British East India Company into the harbor.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    granted the company the right to ship its tea directly to the colonies without first landing it in
  • intolerable act

    intolerable act
    a series of four laws passed by the British Parliament to punish the colony of Massachusetts Bay for the Boston Tea Party  
  • Battles Of Lexington & Concord

    Battles Of Lexington & Concord
    the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    appeals directly to King George III and expresses hope for reconciliation between the colonies and Great Britain