American Revolution Timeline

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  • Sam Adams

    Sam Adams
    Sam Adams was a Founding Father of the United States. Following that, he also united the American colonies for the fight for independence 1722 - 1803
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    George Washington was the first President of the United States and a political leader. He also led the colonist in the war against the British. 1732 - 1799
  • John Hancock

    John Hancock
    John Hancock was an American Revolution leader and he was a signer of the Declaration of Independence 1737 - 1793
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thom Jefferson was a Founding Father, who also served as the third president of the United States. He was also a vice president between 1797 and 1801. 1743 - 1826
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War began in 1754 and ended in 1763 because of the Treaty of Paris. The war provided Great Britain a lot of territory in North America.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    The Quartering Act of 1765 required the colonies the give British soldiers housing in barracks.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a deadly riot that began from a street brawl between American colonists and a solo British soldier. Five died that night
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a political protest against Taxing, that ended up with 342 crates of tea dumped into the Boston Harbor.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was a meeting between each colonies delegates. To discuss the British government's taxing on the colonies.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress was the second meeting of delegates from the 13 colonies in Philadelphia sometime in May 1775.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were fought on April 19, 1775, Because of these battles the American Revolutionary War started.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The Battle of Bunker Hill was a fight that occurred on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston at the beginning of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was a document that announced the separation of the 13 colonies from Great Britan.
  • Hessians

    Hessians
    Hessians were approximately 30,000 German soldiers hired by the British to them help fight during the American Revolution.
  • Battles of Saratoga

    Battles of Saratoga
    The Battle of Saratoga occurred in September and October 1777, within the second year of the American Revolution. This was a crucial turning point in the Revolutionary War.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation were created to established the functions of the national government. This happened after gaining Independence.
  • French Alliance

    French Alliance
    The French Alliance was an alliance between the France Kingdom and the 13 colonies during the American Revolutionary War.
  • Siege of Yorktown

    Siege of Yorktown
    Siege of Yorktown or the Battle of Yorktown was the surrender of British General Charles Cornwallis.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris was signed by the U.S. and British Representatives on September 3, 1783, which caused the ending of the American Revolutionary War. This is also when the U.S gained Independence.
  • US Constitution Signed

    US Constitution Signed
    The US Constitution getting signed caused the establishment of America's national government and fundamental laws.