American Revolution

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In History
  • The Proclamation Line of 1763

    The Proclamation Line of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 is important because it would prevent anyone from crossing the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act is important because it was to lower tax and on molasses and other goods.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act is important because the British taxed on paper and licenses.
  • The Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act
    The Quartering Act is important because the British soldiers took over American Colonists homes. They had to pay for food they took.
  • Townshed Act

    Townshed Act
    Townshed Act is important because parliament was randomly throwing tax on American Colonists .
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre is important because it united the colonists against Britain.
  • Committees of Correspondence

    Committees of Correspondence
    Committees of Correspondence was important because it was formed to set up a Union with all the 13 colonies.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Act was to prevent no new tax on the American Colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a protest in regards to the tea tax. Click here to view a video on the Boston Tea Party
  • Coercive Acts/ Intorelable Acts

    Coercive Acts/ Intorelable Acts
    The British Government passed the Intolerable Acts as a punishment to the Boston Tea Party.
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    2nd Continental Congress
    Soon after the launch of the American Revolutionary War. It succeeded the 1st Continental Congress, which met between September and October of 1774
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    A meeting between the 12 of the 13 Colonies early in the revolution.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    The battle of Lexington and Concord was the first battles of the Revolutionary War.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The Americans were too short on ammunition to fight the British Army.
  • Thomas Paine's Common Sense

    Thomas Paine's Common Sense
    Thomas Paine wrote a 50 page pamphlet about revolting against Britain for independence from them.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Congress approved the final text of the Declaration and wasn't signed until August 2, 1776
  • Washington's Crossing of the Delaware

    Washington's Crossing of the Delaware
    The Crossing of the Delaware is important because George Washington and the Hessians were fighting. Washington won the fight and people kept fighting.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The Battle of Saratoga was the turning point in the Revolutionary War because the British and the Hessians surrendered.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The British were defeated in the Battle of Yorktown.
  • Treaty of Paris ( American Revolution)

    Treaty of Paris ( American Revolution)
    The Treaty of Paris is important because the it ended the American Revolutionary War between Britain and the American Colonies.
  • The Treaty of Paris (French and Indian War)

    The Treaty of Paris (French and Indian War)
    The Treaty of Paris (French and Indian War) was important because the Indians didn't want to pay Britain