Unit 2

  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    Rivalry was between the English and the French.
    The English won.
    Both countries wanted land west of the Applaciand.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Ebgkand acknowledged American Independence.
    The United States boundiers are Atlantic ocean and Mississippi River.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    England prohibited colonists from settling west of the Applacahians.
    They did that to protect colonists from Indians and any leftover French.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Sons of Liberty Act was created.
    Colonists critized the use of Taxation without Representation.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Colonists and British soldiers in Boston competed over jobs.
    5 colonists died.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Ebgland put resitrictions on tea.
    Colonists borded tea in Boston
  • 1st Continental congress

    1st Continental congress
    The first Continental Congress was in Philadelphia.
    It also urged colonies to form militias
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    British troops attacked a colonial weapons stockpile
    Minutemen assebled
  • 2nd Continemtal Congress

    2nd Continemtal Congress
    Redcoats fired into Boston.
    Also formed the continential army.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Written by Thomas Jefferson
    Issued by the Continential Congress
  • Yorktown

    French gen marquis de Lafayette developed a plan.
    French navy blocked the exit of the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    England acknowledged American Independence .
    The United States boundaries Atlantic Ocean to Mississippi River.