U.S. History timeline

  • Great Awakening

    The great awakening was a spread of the evangelical christian church sermons and church meetings. The great awakening happened because in the early 1700s many leaders of the church were worried that colonists dedication to their religion wasn't accepting and that religious commitments of earlier generations had been forgotten. In the early 1730s ministers tried to bring back entusuasm for religion. As a result peple lost even more commitment.
  • Great awakening

    The impact and significance was that more people were being forced to go to church which made them not want to go to church anymore.
  • French and Indian War

    This event was imporrtant because it was the first time the colonies had freedom and power. European settlers moved into the Carolina and Virginia backcountry. Backcountry settlers became in danger of attakcs from the American Indians who despised this intrusion in their territory. What happened during this even was the French began to use gitts of traded goods to earn respect, trust, and cooperation of the Indian leaders. The colonists fought on the side of the British. This led to the ending
  • French and Indian War

    and Proclamation and Death of the British
  • Proclamation

    This was important because it blames any British colonial settlement west of the applechain mountains which created a dividing line between colonial and Indian lands. This led up to Indian invasion. During this event Indian's became angry and wanted to attack. Colonists responded by ignoring,
  • Sugar Act

    The sugar act angered many people because terra's began to change. What led up to this was Britain's governemnt needed money for an army from the British and French War. This was important because many people became poor and couldnt afford very much.
  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act was important because of the desperate need of money. There were complaints about the sugar act. A governor responded by asking the colonists if they had a better plan for paying their share ofn military expenses. What happened during the evnt boycott and sons of liberty. Colonists responded by protesting. It ended because Patrich Henry made some resolutions.
  • Townshead Acts

    Important cause it placed duties on glass, lead, paints, tea, and all which were important to pay military expenses and salaries of colonial governers. WHat happened during this event was many people began to protest and British customs agents used writs of assistance. The writs were special search for robbed goods. Colonists responded by creating another large-scale boycott of goods from Britain. It ended because John Hancock and the governer Francis Bernard argued that the tax collection were
  • Townshead Acts

    John Hancock and the governor, Francis Bernard argued that the tax collection were trying to punish him for opposing the Townsehead acts. And governor because he requested troops to come help restore order.
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was important because soilders didn't feel welcome and both sides despised one another and name-calling, arguments. and fights began to break out between Bostonians and soilders.
  • Tea Act

    The tea act was important because American colonists could not buy unless it came from that company. The Tea Act lowered the price on this East India tea so much that it was below tea from other suppliers.However,the American colonists saw this law as one more means of "taxation without representation" because it meant that they couldn't buy tea from anyone else without spending a lot more money. The colonists response was to refuse to unload the tea from the ships.
  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party was a significant part of America’s history. The establishment of independence from Britain did not happen quickly. Many eventf events led to the American Revolution. A turning point in history happened that December morning in 1773 when the colonists made a desicion to stand up against the injustices that the mother country of Great Britain had burdened them with. They began to fight back.
  • Intolerable Rights

    The importance of intolerable rights were they were a significant factor contributing to the American Revolution. Colonists felt that this legislation declined their rights as Englishmen and their "natural rights."
  • Battle of Lexington/Concord

    The significance of the battle of lexington/Concord were The first shots beginning the revolution were fired at Lexington, Massachusetts. On April 18, 1775, British chief Thomas Gage shipped 700 soldiers to destroy guns and ammunition the colonists had stored in the town of Concord, just outside of Boston. They also planned to arrest Samuel Adams and John Hancock, two of there responsible chiefs of the patriot movement.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill, took place near Boston, Massachusetts, in June 1775, was important because of the large cost paid in human lives by the British and American sides. As the conflict of the American Revolution, the Battle of Bunker Hill left 1,000 British soldiers injured or dead and 400 wounded or dead Americans. The revolution had begun two months before the Battle of Bunker hill stopped.
  • Common Sense

  • Declaration of Independence

  • Battle of Saratoga

    The importance of the battle of Saratoga, The battle of Saratoga was said to be the turning point of the war. Chief John Burgoyne was the leader of the British arriving from the north. His plan was to come through the Hudson River and meet with General Howe who was coming from New York. They were to meet in Albany, Howe changed his plans. General Howe decided to capture Philadelphia, which was the capital of the American Revolution.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown lasted from 5 April 1862 to 4 May 1862 in York County and Newport News, Virginia. The battle included the United States of America and the Confederate States of America. The leaders in charge were George B McClennan for the US and John B Magruder and Joseph E Johnston for the Confederacy.
    The battle took place near the 1781 siege of Yorktown, the final battle of the American Revolutionary War. Actually, it was from September 28th to O
  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris took place in 1783 was the most important treaty in the history of our nation. It was the “beginning.” It created us a nation. The Treaty of Paris was signed by U.S. and British Representatives on September 3, 1783, which ended the War of the American Revolution.