World History

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    Franch and Indian War

    This was a war between the British/Colonies and French/Indians over land in North America. The British/Colonies won and took over Canada.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The purpose of the proclamation was to organize Great Britain's new North American empire and to stabilize relations with Native North Americans through regulation of trade, settlement, and land purchases on the western frontier.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Britain lowered an expanded taxes on molasses.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Taxed stamps, bills, playing cards, newspapers and wills.
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    This act stated that Parliment had full authority to make laws and taxes binding on the colonies.
  • Townshend Duties

    Townshend Duties
    Taxes on import of glass, lead, paint, paper and tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    A street mob challenged British troops guarding Boston's custom house and the British opened fire and killed colonists.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Britsh out taxes on tea in the colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Patriots dressed as Indians and boarded 3 east India Company ships and dumped 342 chests of tea overboard.
  • Intolerable "Coercive" Acts

    Intolerable "Coercive" Acts
    Britain passes the Intolerable Acts on this date. These were a set of laws that Britain placed on the colonies punishing them for the Boston Tea Party.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The battle of Lexington and Concord was the beginning of the American Revolution. It started when the British were coming to attack a suppply center of the colonists.
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    The American Revolution

    The American Revolution was what lead the seperation of the colonies and Britain. The colonies were being taxed without representation and it eventually lead up the this war. The colonies won and recieved their Independence.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    This battle was the bloodiest battle during the American Revolution.
    *British Won*
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    In the Olive Branch Petition they declared their loyalty to the king and asked him to repeal the Intolerable Acts.
  • Common Sense Published

    Common Sense Published
    Common Sense is a pamphlet by Thomas Paine and was first work to openly ask for independence from Great Britain.
  • Siege of Boston Ends

    Siege of Boston Ends
    The day the Siege of Boston ends is also know as "Evacuation Day." It ends when General Howe, a Britsh general, flee for Nova Scotia with his fleet of ships, his troops, and a number of loyalists.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Jefferson set forth a list of grievances against the King in order to justify before the world the breaking of ties between the colonies and the mother country.
  • Battles of New York

    Battles of New York
    Even though this battle is won by the British, the colonsts perserved their army.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    This battle was a morale boost, and it allows the colonists to reject peace treaty.
    *Colonst s Win*
  • Battle of Germantown

    Battle of Germantown
    This battle demonstrated that the colonists were able to make an offensive surge.
    *British Won*
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    This is the battle where the French enter the war.
    *Colonists Win*
  • Articles of Confederation Created

    Articles of Confederation Created
    It was an agreement among the 13 founding states that legally established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution.
  • Troops Entered Valley Forge

    Troops Entered Valley Forge
    Washington's army, who was in poor condition, entered Valley Forge where they would stay for the winter of 1777-1778. They were poorly feed, clothes and sheltered.
  • Battle of Charlestown

    Battle of Charlestown
    This battle shows the initial dominance of British in South.
    *British Won*
  • Battle of Camden

    Battle of Camden
    This battle changes the US strategy in South and hardens resolve to fight (gut check).
    *Britich Win*
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    This was the last major land battle of the American Revolution.
    *Colonists Win*
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    This treaty is what ended the war between the colonies and Britain. It established U.S. boundaries, specified certain fishing rights, allowed creditors of each country to be paid by citizens of the other, restored the rights and property of Loyalists, opened up the Mississippi River to citizens of both nations and provided for evacuation of all British forces.