American Revolution

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  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    This war was also known and call the seven years war. To the colonists this was a open hostilities in the middle of colonies and Great Britain.
  • Marquis de Lafayette

    Marquis de Lafayette
    In the French revolution, he was know as the strongest and powerful man in France. He worked and helped to send troops to help the colonists with aid and supplies.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    This event was issued by the British. The event happened at the end of the French and Indian war.
  • Sugar act

    Sugar act
    The sugar act was about were soldiers collect money for sugar. The colonists most of the time would try and boycott the soldiers.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    This event was about a bunch of laws being passed by the British government. This act was just so the colonists would pay for themselves.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston massacre was a badly riot between the redcoats and the colonists. It started off when the redcoats or one of the colonists fired there gun.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    This event is were some colonists would aboard ships and dump hundreds of tea into the water. They did this because they started taxing tea.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    This act was passed from British they wanted this act to be be a type of punishment for the Boston tea party. The British thought this would keep America in control.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The Continental Congress served for the government. It took a lot of steps to declare America's independence from Britain.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The war stared on the Lexington town green. With people taxing stamps and tea this made the colonists mad so they started to protests witch started the gathering of the British troops and the colonists They started firing at town green and a lot more battles followed after this.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The second continental congress was summoned in Philadelphia. They had sessions in other locations such as Pennsylvania, Biltmore, and Maryland.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    This was a final attempt for the colonists to not go to war with Britain. Ignoring this olive branch petition would cost all of king George the 3's land.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    The one who wrote common sense pamphlet was Thomas Paine. People would go to caverns and read about this common sense pamphlet.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence is were people got the right to vote for a new government. All the 13 American colonists took the official act.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    This event was happening when the American revolutionary war was going on. George Washington's army kept marching even if there was sleet and if even it was freezing.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The congress thought they needed a better and stronger government so they could defeat great Britain. In Dickinson's draft the Indians didn't have to pay for taxes.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    When winter happen, American continental army took camp at valley forge. While they were camping they were far away from the British.
  • Benedict Arnold turns Traitor

    Benedict Arnold turns Traitor
    He turned the U.S into the British for money. When people found out and uncovered it, Andre was captured and killed for this.
  • Siege of Yorktown

    Siege of Yorktown
    This event went on for about 20 days or so. Some people say that the battle for the Yorktown was a very lucky break.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    This brought peace to great Britain and America. This also ended the war between the British and American colonists.