Craven - American Revolution Timeline

Timeline created by tyler32964
  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    The French and Indian War Involved the colonies of British America against the colonies of New France, each side supported by military units from their parent country and by Native American allies.
  • Treaty of 1763

    Treaty of 1763
    it ended the war between britain and france as well as their allies as for the treaty france gave up all of their territory in mainland north america ending any
  • proclamation of 1763

    proclamation of 1763
    In response to Pontiac's Rebellion a revolt of Native Americans led by Pontiac. King George declared all lands to the west of the Appalachian Divide off-limits to the settlers. This royal proclamation issued closed down colonial expansion westward beyond Appalachia.
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    an act that the british made to tax stamps and newspapers
  • boston massacre

    boston massacre
    british soldiers shot and killed several colonists while they were being harassed by them
  • committees of correspondence

    committees of correspondence
    The committees of correspondence were shadow governments organized by the Patriot leaders of the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of the American Revolution
  • boston tea party

    boston tea party
    the colonists were mad at the british for the tax on tea so they dumped out the tea off of the ships in boston into the ocean
  • intolerable acts

    intolerable acts
    The Intolerable Acts was punishment laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party. The laws were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in the Tea Party protest in reaction to changes in taxation by the British Government.
  • publication of common sense

    publication of common sense
    written by thomas pane advocating independence from great britain to people in the thirteen colonies