U.S. History 1700-1800

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  • The Stamp Act was passed

    The Stamp Act was passed
    The Stamp Act was a tariff imposed by Great Britain on the American colonies which taxed all printed papers used by the colonists.
  • The Townshend Acts were passed

    The Townshend Acts were passed
    The Townshend Acts were imposed by the British government which added more taxes to the colonists and took away some of their freedom.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Colonists were rallying on the street because of the presence of British soldiers. This resulted in the soldiers firing into the crowd.
  • The Intolerable Acts were passed

    The Intolerable Acts were passed
    The Intolerable Acts were acts passed to try and take control over the colonies again after all the rebellions.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first battles fought in the American Revolution.
  • Declaration of Independence Ratified

    Declaration of Independence Ratified
    The Declaration of Independence is signed and ratified. This document announced and explained the colonies'​ separation from Great Britain.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a demonstration by the Sons of Liberty protesting the Tea Act imposed by Great Britain.
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    French and Indian War

    The French and Indian war was a war fought between the British American Colonies and the people of New France. The war ended with the British Americans​ defeating the French.