World timeline By Zsprinkle17 1660 Navigation acts The Navigation acts are English laws that regulated ships. 1763 French and Indian war ends The French and Indian War was the North America colonies vs the French where both side where supported by Native Americans 1765 Stamp act The Stamp Act of 1765 was an act of the Parliament of Great Britain which taxed printed materials. Mar 5, 1770 Boston massacre The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a mob and British soldiers. 1773 Tea act The Tea Act 1773 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. The goal of this was to reduce the amount of tea the colonists possessed Nov 16, 1773 Boston tea party The Boston Tea Party was an American protest against the British. 1774 Intolerable acts The Intolerable Acts were a series of laws set in place to punish the colonists after there actions in the Boston tea party. Sep 5, 1774 First Continental congress The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from 12 of the 13 British colonies that became the United September 5 1774 October 26 1774 1775 Second continental congress The Second Continental Congress was a meeting of members from the Thirteen Colonies that came in support of the American Revolutionary War. Apr 19, 1775 Lexington and concord The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military attacks of the revolutionary war. Jul 4, 1776 Declaration of Independence adopted The United States Declaration of Independence is the document the colonist made to become independent from the British empire. Sep 19, 1777 Battle of Saratoga was a decisive victory for the the colonists and was a turning point in the civil war. Dec 19, 1777 Winter at valley forge Valley Forge is the location of the encampment of Washington army during the war. Period: Sep 28, 1781 to Oct 19, 1781 Battle of Yorktown The Battle of Yorktown is where the British army surrendered the war. 1787 Us constiution written The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America. It is what took the the place of the articles of confederation.