Unit Two

  • First Battle

    Washington's army wins in a surprise attack. His troops retreat and build fort neccessity.
  • Period: to

    French and Indian War

  • The French capture Fort Neccessity

    The French capture Fort Neccessity
  • Declarations of War

    The British declare war on the French and the French declare war on the British
  • The British Capture Fort Desquene

  • British Capture

    The British Capture the french island of Guadalupe in the Caribbean
  • British Capture

    The British Capture Fort Ticonderoga
  • Battle of Quebec

    The British WIn the battle, but both Monte Calm and Wolfe perish in the battle
  • The French Seige of Quebec Fails

  • The British raise their flag over Fort Detroit, effectively ending the war

  • The Treaty of Paris

  • Richard Henry Lee urges congress to Declare Independence

  • Period: to

    Declaration of Independence

  • Drafters

    Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston appointed to a committee to draft a declaration of independence.
  • Jefferson Finishes the 1st Draft

  • Congress Revises the Declaration

  • Congress Declares Independence

  • Congress orders that copys of the Declaration shall be sent to the States