Events leading to the Revolution Timeline

Timeline created by jalil banks
In History
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Prolclaimed American colonists could not settle West of Appalachian Mountains
  • Sugar act

    Created a big tax on sugar infuriating American colonists
  • Quartering act

    Required American colonists to provide housing and food for British soldiers in the area
  • Stamp act

    Put a tax on every piece of paper used by American colonists
  • Repeal of Stamp Act

    Vote finally repeal the stamp act
  • Townshend Act

    Placed tax on glass,oil,tea,lead, and paint
  • 1770

    Fight between British soldiers and mob of patriots leading to many deaths
  • Tea Act

    Monopoly granted on importation and sale of tea
  • Intolerable acts

    Laws meant to punish American colonists for Boston Tea Party and rebellions
  • Lexington and Concord

    First military engagements of the American Revolution
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle on Bunker Hill where Americans lost, but gained a moral victory from the way they fought
  • Second Continental Congress

    Meeting that moved toward freedom and adopted the Declaration of independence
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