history timeline

Timeline created by branson99
  • French & indian war

    a conflict in north america from 1754 to 1763 that was a part of a wold wide struggle between france and britain; britain defeated france and gained french canada.
  • treaty of paris

    the 1763 treaty that ended the french and indian war; britain gained all of north america east of the missisppi river
  • proclamation of 1763

    was the war against king gorge the third
  • sugar act 1764

    a law passed by parliament in 1764 that placed a tax on sugar, molasses and other products shipped to the colonies also called for harsh punishment of smugglers.
  • Stamp Act 1765

    The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament on March 22, 1765. The new tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on
  • Quartering Act 1765

    On this day in 1765, Parliament passes the Quartering Act, outlining the locations and conditions in which British soldiers are to find room and board in the
  • Townshend Acts 1767

    The Townshend Acts were a series of acts passed beginning in 1767 by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America
  • Writs of Assistance 1767

    The writs of assistance again drew public attention with the enforcement of the Townshend Duties in 1767. Courts continued to uphold the constitutionality of the
  • Boston Massacre1770

    The Boston Massacre, called the Incident on King Street by the British, was an incident on March 5, 1770, in which British Army soldiers killed five civilian men
  • Tea Act 1773

    The Act, which received the royal assent on May 10, 1773, contained the following provisions: The Company was eligible to be granted licence to export tea to
  • Boston Tea Party 1773

    Victory in the French and Indian War was costly for the British. At the war's conclusion in 1763, King George III and his government looked to taxing the American
  • 1st Continental Congress 1774

    The First Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from twelve British North American colonies that met on September 5, 1774,
  • Intolerable Acts 1774

    The Intolerable Acts was a name used to describe a series of laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 relating to Britain's colonies in North
  • Lexington 1775

    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. They were fought on April 19, 1775
  • Concord 1775

    Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. They were fought on April 19, 1775
  • 2nd Continental Congress1775

    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting on May 10, 1775, in Philadelphia
  • Ft. Ticonderoga 1775

    In 1775, Fort Ticonderoga's location did not appear to be as strategically important as it had been in the French and Indian War
  • Bunker Hill 1775

    The Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775 part of the American Revolution war of independence,
  • Common Sense 1776

    Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution
  • Battle of New York 1776

    The New York and New Jersey campaign was a series of battles for control of ... First landing unopposed on Staten Island on July 3, 1776,
  • declaration of independence

    The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies
  • battle of trenton 1776

    The Battle of Trenton took place on December 26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War, after General George Washington's crossing of the Delaware
  • Battle of Princeton 1777

    The Battle of Princeton (January 3, 1777) was a battle in which General George Washington's revolutionary forces defeated British forces near Princeton
  • Battle of Saratoga 1777

    The Battles of Saratoga (September 19 and October 7, 1777) conclusively decided the fate of British General John Burgoyne's army in the American War
  • Winter at Valley Forge 1777-1778

    Valley Forge in Pennsylvania was the site of the military camp of the American Continental Army over the winter of 1777–1778 during the American revolution and most of soldiers died
  • • Battle of Yorktown 1781

    The Siege of Yorktown, Battle of Yorktown, or Surrender of Yorktown, the latter taking place on October 19, 1781,
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    The Treaty of Paris, signed on September 3, 1783, ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain on one side and the United States of America