Us history1 timeline project.

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    ~War between French and British
    ~US fights with British
    ~Great Britan is in debt and raises taxes
    to pay of war debt.
  • Proclamation Line

    Proclamation Line
    ~Imaginary line the King of England Drew up.
    ~The line is the Appalachian Mountains.
    ~Purpose is to keep the colonist out of the O.R.V.
  • Sugar Act.

    Sugar Act.
    ~Taxes on Sugar
    ~Goal of Suagr act was to increase smuggling
    ~British needed more money for security for the colonies.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    ~Direct Taxes; paid
    ~Additional Tax; added
    ~Stamp required on all newspapers and legal or commercial documents.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    ~5 dead, 9 wounded colonists.
    ~Colonists say its british fault, British
    say its Colonists fault.
    ~Use as propaganda to get colonists against british.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    ~Colonists protesting against monopoly.
    ~Turned Boston harbor brown for a week.
    ~ Between 1 and 3 million dollars.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    ~13 Colonies Declare Independence from Great Britan.
    ~Signed by all of Congress except one.
    ~John Hancock signed biggest signature,so that the King could read it.