Independence of the United States

Timeline created by facebooker_1397836200401379
In History
  • Period: to

    Tea riot

    The cargo of tea dumped into the sea at Boston Harbor
  • Period: to

    First Continental Congress

    Body of representatives elected by the legislative bodies of the American colonies of Great Britain in 1774, except Georgia.
  • Period: to

    The Siege of Boston

    Episode of the United States War of Independence
  • Period: to

    appointment of george washington as head and commander of the colonial army

    Washington was appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, the armed forces that fought for independence from Great Britain
  • Period: to

    War declaration

    The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America, is a document drafted by the Second Continental Congress — in the Pennsylvania State House (now the Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on July 4
  • Period: to

    The Battle of Saratoga

    It was one of the most important warfare fought during the course of the United States War of Independence. Its outcome contributed, to a large extent, to deciding the final result of the contest in favor of the continental army.
  • Period: to

    The Battle of Yorktown

    It developed during the War of Independence of the United States of America between September 26 and October 19, 1781. It pitted the American insurgents and their French allies of the Marquis de La Fayette against the British under Lord Cornwallis.
  • Period: to

    Declaration of Independence Proclamation by Thomas Jefferson

    The 1783 Treaty of Paris ended hostilities and consummated the American Revolution.
  • Period: to

    The Treaty of Paris

    Was signed between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the United States of America and ended the War of Independence of the United States
  • Period: to

    Versailles peace treaty

    Peace treaty between Great Britain, the United States, France and Spain. ... The independence of the United States of America was recognized and gave the new nation the entire territory north of Florida, south of Canada and east of the Mississippi River
  • Period: to

    Approval of the constitution and political system of the federal republic

    The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America.
  • Period: to

    Election of George Washington as President of the United States of America

    George Washington, former Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, was the only presidential candidate and was unanimously elected