U.S. History Timeline

  • Great Awakening

    Great Awakening
    The Great Awakening was an unorganizied but it was a widespread movement of evangelical Christian sermons and the church would have meetings about it and that changes religious, as well as the social and the political, life in th colonies.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    It was the first war with the Indians and the government was to do something about the Indians because the Braitains wanted them to be gone. Since the begining of time, Empires have used war do do many things but mostly they used war to get land, to make the Empire or the country bigger. In these days there is not land left that has not been accupied for sometime by one nation or another, in the 1700s this was not the case, America and Canada with all its riches wew there for taking, it seemed
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    that all you had to do was reach out your hand and ita would be your s like some rich exotic fruit... this was not the case however as French and England soon learned this "rich fruit" had been taken already; for some time at athat, Indians lived in America, first and foremost they had to be dealt with, either by using a bribe or by some other means, the two countries soon had made their friends and were ready to set up shop.
  • Proclamtion of 1763

    Proclamtion of 1763
    This was an attempt to prevent the colonists from going west and passed the Appalachian Mountains. The Native Americans and the colonists and this angered the colonists because they wanted the benefits that would come with the western lands. Naturally, thousands disegarded the imaginary boundary line.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    During the French and Indian War, British collected a great amount of debt . In order to raise money, they dicided to tax the colonist. This is one of the money taxes imposes by Parliament. Also adddes tax of the to stop the colonist from smuggling it in.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The act affected most of the colonies, the people didnt like this thye wanted them to go away,
  • Townshed Acts

    Townshed Acts
    Taxes on glasses, paint, oil, lead, paper and tea were applied with the design of raising $40,000 a year for the administration of the colonies. the result was the resurrection of colial hostilities created by the Stamp Act. Reaction assumed revolutionary proportions in Boston, in the summer of 1768, when sustoms officials impounded a sloop owned by John Hancock, for violations of the trade regulatios.
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    Townshed Act continued
    Crowds mobbed the customs office, forcing the officials to retire to British Warship in the Habor. Troops from England and Nova Sctia marched in to occupy Boston on October 1, 1768. Bostonians offered no resistance. Rather they changed their tactics. The British trade soon Dried up and the powerful, merchants of Britain oce again intereded on behalf of the colonies. The restricting American settlement to the Eastern Scotia marched in to occupy Boston on October 1, 1768.
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    Townshed Acts continued
    Bostonians offered no resistance. Rather they changed their tactics. British trade soon dried up and the powerful merchants of Britain once again interceded on behalf of the colonies. An act for granting certain dutes in the British colonies and plantations in America, for allowing a drawback of the dutes of customs upon the exportation from this kingdom, of coffee and cocoa nuts of the produce of the daid colonies or plantations for discontinuing the drawbacks payable on china earthen ware
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    Townshed Act continued
    exported to America and for more effectually preventing the clandestine running for goods in the said colonies and plantations.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    the Bostonians saw the presence of the British troops as a threat by the British government who was against its critics in Massachuetts. The British soldiers were never welcome. They both were calling each other names, arguments, and a bunch fighting this was just between the Bostonians and the soldiers were common. They were not the best of friends because they wanted each other died.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The people wantd the estimated that despited the continuing the boycoutt, colonists bought several million pounds of th etea each yea, much of it smuggled. The Tea ACt allowed the British east Endia Company to sell tea directly to the colonists.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    This was here because the Liberty demanded that the ships leave without unloading their cargoes. Then the governors got scard of their own sons. This spread all around the wold and it was why the Indians made the Boston Tea Party because they were dumping tea which was over 340 tea chests into the Boston Harbor, the colonist needed to head home to remove their disguises. This is how the Boston Tea Party began.
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    Then the people called the "Boston Tea Party" to the "Boston Harbor is a teapot tonight."
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Both of the Lord North; the new British prime minister, heard about the Boston Tea Party, he was furious about the whole thing. He wanted to distroy it and this is whant the colonist called for the Boston Tea Party.
  • Battle of Lexington/Concord

    Battle of Lexington/Concord
    The British burned the people houses and they left them to die then all of the sudden the British wanted to see what they would do next to the colonist. They didn't care what the colonist would do they just wanted them to leave.
  • Battle of the Bunker Hill

    Battle of the Bunker Hill
    The British withdrew to Boston, where the Minutemen surranded the whole city, once frinforements arrived athe colonial forced and they held Boston under the siege and the military blockade of a city or fort. then in midJune 1775 the British prepared to secure Charlestown, which overlooks Boston from across its northen harbor, then they got warned of the plan colonial forces dug defensive trenches a top nearby Bunker Hill and Breed's Hill.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    This was an argued for breaking way from the Great Britain, which spread throughout the thirteen colonies, the within three months, coloists had bought around 120,000 copues. This was publishes in January 1776 thatn it was urged separation from the Great Britain.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The United States Declaration of Independence is a very important thing in the history of the United States of America. It is a paper which said that the United States is a country not ruled by Great Britain. Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is at once the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty and Jefferson's most enduring monument. Here, in exalted and unforgettable phrases, Jefferson expressed the convictions in the minds and he
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    Declaration of Independence continued
    Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is at once the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty and Jefferson's most enduring monument and here in exalted and unforgettable phrases, Jefferson expressed the convictions in the minds and hearts of the American people.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    This happen in New York and it was the greatiest victory yet for the American forces. This victory at the Saratogo gave the Patriots something they had been desperately seeking foreign help.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    This was the last major battle of the American Revolution. In this battle eorge Wahington who was our first presiident and the general of this war. His troops who were American and French they surrounded the British forces and they defeated them.
  • Traty of Paris

    Traty of Paris
    This is when the Great recognized the Independence was for the United States. Then the second president Benjamin Franklin had the influetial role in the negotiations. This was on the America's boarder. It was separate treaty between the Britain and Spain returned to Florida to the Spanish.