Revolutions

Timeline created by c.burge
In History
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
  • Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France

      Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France
  • Quebec Act

    The Quebec act was passed in order to give the French some control back over Canada from the British who were mainly ruling over it.
  • First Committee of Correspondance

    First Committee of Correspondance met in 1764 in Boston. They were charged with rallying opposition to the currency act. The committee met again in 1772 and 1773 to proteest against their mother country.
  • Stamp Act passed by British Parliament

    Stamp Act passed by British Parliament
  • Captain William Smith gets tarred and feathered

    Captain William Smith was believed to be an informer of American smugglers. He experienced first hand the tar and feather experience.
  • Repeal of Stamp Act

    Repeal of Stamp Act
  • Townsend Act, new revenue taxes on North American colonists

    Townsend Act, new revenue taxes on North American colonists
  • Boston Massacre

    Killing of 5 colonist by British soldiers.
  • Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops

    Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops
  • Gasoee Incident

    A British Naval ship named the Gaspee was following American smugglers and as a result a wealthy merchant named John Brown lead a group of rebels aboard the ship and wounded an officer, They also set the ship on fire.
  • Tea Act

    This was the final spark that lead to the American Revolution. The British placed a huge tax on the tea being imported to America
  • Boston Tea Party

     Boston Tea Party
  • Boston Tea Party

    American rabble-rousers dumped thousands of pounds of tea off a British ship in rebellion against British taxes.
  • First Continental Congress

     First Continental Congress
  • Intolerable Acts

  • First Contenental Congress

    1 vote per colony represented deciding how to react to Quebec Act and Coercive Act.
  • The Biritsh are coming...

    Paul Revere was sent to notify Sam Adams and and John Hancock that the British soldiers were going to arrest them.
  • Lexington & Concord

    The first shot fired in the Revolutionary war was said to be the shot heard around the world.
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    American Revolution

  • The Second Continental Congress

    This was the second contenental congress where the patriots wrote the olive branch petition.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense was a book written by Thomas Paine. A man that was not rich or noble. He wrote this book about why we needed to rebel against Britian in a way that normal poeple could understand. The book became very influential in the decision to have a revoulition against the British.
  • American and French representatives sign two treaties in Paris: a Treaty of Amity and Commerce and a Treaty of Alliance.

    American and French representatives sign two treaties in Paris: a Treaty of Amity and Commerce and a Treaty of Alliance.
  • Ratification of Constitution of the United States of America

    Ratification of Constitution of the United States of America
  • Estates General convened for the first time in 174 years in France 1789 Storming of the Bastille, prison (and armory) in Paris

    Estates General convened for the first time in 174 years in France 1789 	   Storming of the Bastille, prison (and armory) in Paris
  • National Constituent Assembly and French Declaration of the Rights of Man

    National Constituent Assembly and French Declaration of the Rights of Man
  • Beheading of King Louis XVI

     Beheading of King Louis XVI
  • Slave rebellion in Saint Domingue

    Slave rebellion in Saint Domingue
  • U.S. Bill of Rights ratified by states

      U.S. Bill of Rights ratified by states
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    French Revolution

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    Haiti Revolution

  • French National Assembly gives citizenship to all free people of color in the colony of Saint Domingue

    French National Assembly gives citizenship to all free people of color in the colony of Saint Domingue
  • France declares war on Austria

    France declares war on Austria
  • France declares war on Great Britain

    France declares war on Great Britain
  • All slaves on Saint Domingue emancipated by the French revolutionary authorities to join the French army and fight against the British

    All slaves on Saint Domingue emancipated by the French revolutionary authorities to join the French army and fight against the British
  • Toussaint leads troops against the British

     Toussaint leads troops against the British
  • French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint

     French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint
  • French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint

    French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint
  • Toussaint negotiates peace with the British

    Toussaint negotiates peace with the British
  • Toussaint negotiates peace with the British

    Toussaint negotiates peace with the British
  • War ends between Great Britain and France

    War ends between Great Britain and France
  • Constitution for Haiti

    Constitution for Haiti
  • General Leclerc sent by Napoleon to subdue colony and re-institute slavery

    General Leclerc sent by Napoleon to subdue colony and re-institute slavery
  • New declaration of war between Great Britain and France

     New declaration of war between Great Britain and France
  • French withdraw troops; Haitians declare independence

    French withdraw troops; Haitians declare independence
  • Napoleon crowns himself emperor of France

     Napoleon crowns himself emperor of France
  • Jean-Jacques Dessalines crowns himself emperor of Haiti

     Jean-Jacques Dessalines crowns himself emperor of Haiti
  • British end the slave trade

    British end the slave trade
  • Declarations of self-government in most Latin American colonies

    Declarations of self-government in most Latin American colonies
  • French expelled from Spain.

    French expelled from Spain.
  • Napoleon defeated and French empire reduced in Europe to France alone

     Napoleon defeated and French empire reduced in Europe to France alone
  • French abolish slave trade

     French abolish slave trade
  • U.S. President Monroe declares doctrine against European interference with the new republics in the Americas, known as the Monroe Doctrine.

    U.S. President Monroe declares doctrine against European interference with the new republics in the Americas, known as the Monroe Doctrine.