american revolution timeline

Timeline created by Alana trantina
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  • sam adams

    sam adams
    sam Adams was a founding father of the USA and protested for fighting for the American revolution. he also fought for independence and protested British taxation
  • Charles Montesquieu

    Charles Montesquieu
    Charles Montesquieu convinced the government to have 3 different branches the executive branch the legislative branch and the judicial branch.
  • French Indian War

    French Indian War
    The French Indian War was a war to decide if the British or France would be in charge of North America. The British won the war and gained a large amount of territory. Paying for the expenses of the war led to the colonies getting a large amount of money cut from them. Less money for the colonies and more miny being taxed from them to pay for the wars was one of the many reasons that led to the Revolutionary War.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    the British passed the stamp act to pay for the British troops for the French and Indian war, the stamp act made it so America had to pay tax on things like newspapers and playing cards.
  • The Townshend Act

    The Townshend Act
    The Townshend Act was a series of 4 laws from the British Government. Theses acts gave new taxes and took away freedom. They gave taxes on products such as lead, paper, paint, glass, and tea. These acts led to the colonies to boycott British goods. This was another small crisis that led to the colonies fighting for there freedom.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a deadly riot on kings street in Boston. it started as a small fight between the colonists and the British army but soon became a savage slotter. 5 colonists died and 3 were injured. This just only fueled the colonist's want for freedom even more. The Boston Massacre was just the starting point of Ther American Revolution.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    at the Boston tea party, the topic was making taxes on tea. the Boston tea party was when the colonists dressed up as Indians and boycotted shippes that were importing tea and threw 342 chests full of tea overboard.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was when the 13 colonies( except Georgia)came together in Philadephia to discuss their resistance of the Coercive Acts which were another series of ct similar to the Townshend Acts. The First Continental Congress helped the countries to the unit and declare freedom.
  • Boston Port Act

    Boston Port Act
    The Boston Port Act was when after the Boston tea party the British demanded $1 million ( in the money we use today) since all the tea and money was wasted. Until the $1 million was paid the port would stay closed. Instead of what the British wanted witch was to separate the colonies the port act actually brought the colonies together in actions against the british.
  • The battle of bunker hill

    The battle of bunker hill
    the British were gonna take over the hills around Boston to get a tactical advantage. when the Americans found this out they secretly moved their troops onto the Bunker and Breed's Hill, wich made the war
  • Abigail and John Adams

    Abigail and John Adams
    Abigail Adams: Abigail Adams was John Adams's wife and a vital advisor to her husband. Abigail always spoke up about slavery and women's education. John Adams: John Adams was Abagail Adam's husband and the 2nd president of the USA. John Adams was also the first president to live in the white house.
  • Patrick Henry’s Give me liberty or give me death speech

    Patrick Henry’s Give me liberty or give me death speech
    Virginia was debated if they should send troops to fight in the Revolutionary War, Henry wanted them to do so. The Give me liberty or give me death speech was him demanding them to send troops.
  • Paul Revere

    Paul Revere
    Paul Revere was a silversmith and took part in the Boston Tea Party, and was famous for leading the midnight ride. Paul Revere was also the principle of the rider for Boston's safety.
  • Hessians

    Hessians
    the Hessians were Germany's troops that fought for the British in the American Revolutionary War, The British paid Germany to fight for them and Germany took it because they were struggling with taxes.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson was the vise president of john Adams, he was also the 3rd president. He was also one of the five authors of the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson was the governor of Virginia during the American Revolutionary War.
  • John Hancock

    John Hancock
    John Hancock was the president of the Second Continental Congress for 2 years, he was the first person to sign the United States Declaration of Independence. John Handcock signed his name prominently to make sure Gorge ||| the king of great Brittin could read it.
  • French Alliance

    French Alliance
    The French Alliance was a treaty signed by the French and U.S. this treaty states that the french recognizes that America is its own nation and advances trade between both countries. The alliance also states that if the British were to break the peace with the french the Americans would help them. The treaty also says that the French and Americans have a military alliance.
  • George and Martha Washington

    George and Martha Washington
    Martha Washington another known as Lady Washington was George Washington's wife. She helped run her Husbans estate, and for nearly 40 years was known as George Washington's worthy partner. George Washington was the leader of the American Revolutionary War. once George Washing had led the colonies to victory, he became the first president and was elected for 2 years.
  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton as one of America's first founding fathers. he was born January 11, 1757, he died July 12, 1804. Hamilton the first Secretary of the Treasury. Hamilton was also George Washington's military aide. He played an important role in defending and ratifying the U.S. Constitution.
  • John Locke

    John Locke
    John Locke proposed 3 major natural rights to the USA government being life, liberty, and property. John Locke believed that the most basic human law of nature is the saving of mankind.