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  • Navigation acts

    Navigation acts
    The Navigation acts are English laws that regulated ships.
  • French and Indian war ends

    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
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    The Stamp Act of 1765 was an act of the Parliament of Great Britain which taxed printed materials.
  • Boston massacre

    Boston massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a mob and British soldiers.
  • Tea act

    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
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    The Boston Tea Party was an American protest against the British.
  • Intolerable acts

    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.
  • First Continental congress

    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
  • Second continental congress

    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.
  • Lexington and concord

    Lexington and concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military attacks of the revolutionary war.
  • Declaration of Independence adopted

    Declaration of Independence adopted
    The United States Declaration of Independence is the document the colonist made to become independent from the British empire.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    was a decisive victory for the the colonists and was a turning point in the civil war.
  • Winter at valley forge

    Winter at valley forge
    Valley Forge is the location of the encampment of Washington army during the war.
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    Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown is where the British army surrendered the war.
  • Us constiution written

    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.