Road to Revolution

Timeline created by 25rferguson
In History
  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    They fought to decide if Britain or France would get North America. The British won the war.
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamation of 1763
    After the French and Indian war the British made it so that the American colonists could not settle west of Appalachia.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The British wanted to stop the smuggling of sugar and molasses from the French and Dutch.
  • Stamp Act of 1766

    Stamp Act of 1766
    Legal documents and printed materials must bear a tax stamp provided my commissioned distributors who would collect the tax in exchange for the stamp.
  • Townshend Acts of 1767

    Townshend Acts of 1767
    The British sent troops to America to enforce the laws. Most colonists thought they where abuse of power and didn't like the laws.
  • The Boston massacre

    The Boston massacre
    There was a riot that started to be a fight between American colonists and became a deadly battle.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Parliament of Britain took away a lot of tea.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    It was a protest lead by the American colonists they were mad at Britain for imposing taxation without representation and so they dumped 342 chests of tea imported by the British it into the ocean.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Laws passed by the British Parliament after the Boston tea party. The laws were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for the Boston tea party.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    13 Colonies met in Philadelphia as the first Continental Congress to organize colonial resistance to Parliament's Coercive Acts.