Unit 1 History Timeline

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  • 1764

    1764
    Sugar Act causing colonists to pay more taxes
  • 1765

    1765
    -Patriots were formed
    -Sons of liberty formed
    -Sam Adams leader
  • 1765

    1765
    Stamp Act
  • 1765

    1765
    -Britain maintained a sold army in the colonies
    -Quartering Act
  • 1765

    -Mob lead by the the sons of liberty take down stamp collector house.
  • 1766

    -Declaratory Act
  • 1767

    1767
    -Tax on imported goods
    -Townsend Acts
  • 1770

    1770
    -Boston Massacre
  • 1773

    1773
    -Tea Act
  • 1773

    1773
    -Boston Tea Party
  • 1774

    -Intolerable Acts
    -Required Colonists to pay back for the tea
  • 1775

    1775
    -"Give me liberty or give me death"
  • 1775

    -King George rejects the "Olive Branch" and sends more troops to Boston
  • 1775

    1775
    -Battles of Lexington and Concord
  • 1775

    -2nd Congress
    -George Washington elected leader.
  • 1775

    -Battle of Bunker Hil
  • 1776

    -Deceleration of Independence
  • 1776

    -Thomas Payne creates common sense
  • 1777

    -Training of the Continental army.
  • 1777

    -Patriots win the Battle of Saratoga
  • 1778

    -France joins the US in the war
  • 1780

    -Clinton captures 3000 patriot soldiers as he takes over Charlestown.
  • 1781

    -General Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown.