Uscanga_Pre-Revolutionary Timeline

  • End of the French & Indian War

    Americans along with British soldiers won the French and indian war. Salutary neglect: 6 countries went to war, the futher that they got away the hardered it was to control their coloines
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    Pre-Revolutionary Timeline

  • Sugar Act

    Reduced taxes on molasses from six pence to three pence per gallon. Mercantilism: Parliament was exporting more goods than they were importing
  • The Stamp Act

    Put taxes on the people, Parliament's first atempt to have control over colonies
  • Tea Act

    East India would be allowed to ship unsold tea directly to colonies and sell the tea at cheap prices.
  • The Boston Tea Party

  • Boston Port Act

    Parliament closed harbor In Boston
  • First Continental Congress

    convention of delegates from twelve colonies, Met to consider options, including an economic boycott of British trade; rights and grievances; and petitioned King George III for redress of those grievances.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Congress managed the colonial war effort, and moved towards independence, adopting the United States Declaration of Independence
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    General Gage sent out British soldiers to capture leaders Sam Adams and John Hancock, then Concord to get gunpowered.
  • The Battle Of Bunker Hill

    ARTEMAS WARD orderd American soldieres to go to Bunker Hill and entrenched themselves there, but they misunderstood the order and instead went to Breed's Hill. General William Howe ships opened fire on the American soldiers and sent men out to the hills, but they lost :P
  • "Common Sense"

    challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. Paine spoke to the common people: was the first to openly ask people for indepence from Great Britain
  • Declaration of Independence

    America became independent from Great Britian