U.S. History Timeline

  • The Great Awakening

    The Great Awakening
    • This reopened religous faith.
    • There was a decline in faith .
    • Christians got thier faith renewed.
    • The colonists became stronger in faith
    • It lead to stonger religion
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    • Many were killed for thier land.
    • The french were greedy for land.
    • The french and indians went into eachother's settlements to fight.
    • The colonists were at war.
    • The brittish got the land in the end.
  • Proclimation of 1763

    Proclimation of 1763
    • This banned the colonist from moving to another place.
    • Leaders feared colonists would all move away causing another war.
    • There was a division of land.
    • The colonists stopped moving.
    • It lead to many documents.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    • This act brought in money for the military it was the first ever tax.
    • The government needed money.
    • Parliment taxed the people on all imported sugur and mollasses.
    • The colonists were outraged.
    • This ended after paliment took it down.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    • New payments on stamps and paper.
    • Government needed money so they taxed everyone.
    • They used this money for the army.
    • People protested and put a stop to this.
  • Towshend Acts

    Towshend Acts
    -This was important becuase it lead to the tea act.
    -The goverment used this money to pay the amy and themselves.
    -This act consisted of a tax on all imported glass, lead, paint, and tea.
    -The colonists feared the british intentions.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    -Five important people were killed.
    -The colonist thought the troops looked threating.
    - During this colonists went on trial after some troops shot five actavists.
    - Two soilders ended up being branded then released.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    • This act lead to the Boston Tea Party
    • Colonists were mad becuase the Brittish would not stop taxing them.
    • companies money went down as tax money went up.
    • There was a rebellion which caused the Boston Tea Party.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    • This was a major rebellion.
    • The cause of this as the Tea Act.
    • 90,000 pounds of tea was poured into the harbor.
    • This stopped the Tea Act.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    • This was the last act.
    • New laws were passed and the colonists took charge.
    • Four laws were passed.
    • The colonists were unhappy.
    • In the end the laws were kept.
  • Battle of Lexington/Concered

    Battle of Lexington/Concered
    • There were many casualties but the colonists won this battle.
    • The Brittish started this fight and they burned buildings.
    • During this the Brittish were very upset so they started a fight with the colonists.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    • The colonists retreated with less gunpowder the Brittish were killing more.
    • There was also a suprise attack from the Brittish.
    • The colonists wer scared but they won the battle.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    • This was a pamphlet that said kings acted as parents.
    • People started thinking about the Decloration of Independence after reading this.
    • This lead to the Decloration of Indepenence.
  • Decloration of Independence

    Decloration of Independence
    • Drafted by Tomas Jefferson this was a document that stated the rights of the people.
    • This lead to the constitution and bill of rights.
    • This was signed by 56 people.
    • This document stated the problems and rights of the people.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    • The Brittish troops became allies with the French.
    • This was the greatests American victory (up to that point).
    • The colonists won this war.
    • The Decloration of Independence led up to this.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    • The Americans brought in help from forieners.
    • The colonists were tierd.
    • B-Arnold turned to the Brittish side.
    • The Brittish won again.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    • A seperation from Brittian, Argentina, and Spain happened.
    • The Battle of Yorktown lead up to this.
    • It was a separaton of land.
    • The Brittish won in this and got more land.