Period 3

Timeline created by Rebecca Ellinger
In History
  • End of the French and Indian War

    End of the French and Indian War
    The war that expanded Great Britain's land in America. The British made the colonists pay for the way, leading to the revolution.
  • Pontiac's Rebellion (start)

    Pontiac's Rebellion (start)
    A confederation of Indian's joined together to protest British victory and this eventually caused the British to issue the Proclamation of 1763.
  • Paxton Boys Attack Pennsylvania Indians

    Paxton Boys Attack Pennsylvania Indians
    Pennsylvania frontiersman attacked an Indian settlement during the Pontiac Rebellion.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The proclamation of 1763 closed down the option for colonists to expand westward.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    An act that taxed the colonists for sugar.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    A tax on all paper goods, requiring a stamp as proof of payment.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    Acts that the British imposed on the colonists to exert authority.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Patriot mob threw snowballs and stones at British Soldiers. Several colonists were shot by the British Soldiers.
  • Somerset Decision

    Somerset Decision
    Decided that chattel slavery was illegal.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Where the American's protested the taxes by the British.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    An act that taxed the colonists on tea which lead to the Boston Tea Party.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    A meeting that imposed measures to counter British taxation.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Adopted the declaration of independence and pushed the country to independence.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Laws passed by the British in punishment to the Boston Tea Party
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The battle of Bunker Hill was a British victory against the Americans. But, the Americans inflicted serious casualties and boosted their confidence.
  • Treaty of Alliance

    Treaty of Alliance
    A treaty where the French helped the Americans and the Americans promised to help the French.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    These were the first battles of the Revolutionary War.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Helped to convince American's to fight for their independence.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    It was the American's writing down their morals and rejecting England and saying why.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    A battle fought of Christmas where George Washington won. Famous for Washington's crossing of the Delaware.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The first written constitution of America.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    Was the turning point in the revolutionary war
  • Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington

    Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington
    Lead to the American victory of the Revolutionary War
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The treaty that acknowledged that the USA was independent.
  • Newburgh Conspiracy

    Newburgh Conspiracy
    A planned military coup by the Continental Army.
  • Treaty of Fort Stanwix

    Treaty of Fort Stanwix
    The treaty between the Indians and Americans established a Line of Property following the Ohio River.
  • Annapolis Convention

    Annapolis Convention
    A meeting which discussed the problems with the Articles of Confederation.
  • Shays' Rebellion

    Shays' Rebellion
    A rebellion based in the lack of money that the American's had.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    A convention that met to discuss the problems with the Articles of Confederation.
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    The ordinance that outlined the process of adding a new state.
  • The Federalist Papers published

    The Federalist Papers published
    Essays written by many founding fathers.
  • Election of George Washington

    Election of George Washington
    Was the election of the first president of the United States.
  • Beginning of the French Revoution

    Beginning of the French Revoution
    When mobs in France decided to try and take down the government.
  • Washington DC chosen as the Capital

    Washington DC chosen as the Capital
    The capital was moved from Philadelphia to Washington DC.
  • Hamilton's First Report of Public Credit

    Hamilton's First Report of Public Credit
    The report by Alexander Hamilton that called for payment in full of all government debts.
  • Bill of Rights ratified

    Bill of Rights ratified
    The Bill of Rights established what rights were guaranteed to all Americans.
  • First bank of the United States Chartered

    First bank of the United States Chartered
    The first United States bank was formed.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion
    A rebellion against the new liquor tax.
  • Hamilton's Report on Manufactures

    Hamilton's Report on Manufactures
    A report that projected the future of the US in the world economy.
  • Citizen Genet Affair

    Citizen Genet Affair
    Genet was dispatched to America to promote their support for France.
  • Battle of Fallen Timbers

    Battle of Fallen Timbers
    The Battle of Fallen Timbers was the last battle in the Northwest Indian War.
  • Jay's Treaty

    Jay's Treaty
    A treaty between the United States and Britain which averted war.
  • Pinckney's Treaty

    Pinckney's Treaty
    Pinckney's Treaty established friendship between the USA and Spain.
  • Treaty of Greenville

    Treaty of Greenville
    The Treaty of Greenville established set boundary lines of the Native American lands.
  • Election of John Adams

    Election of John Adams
    The election of John Adams was the first contested election.
  • XYZ Affair

    XYZ Affair
    A diplomatic incident between America and France that lead to an undeclared war at sea.
  • Quasi-War with France

    Quasi-War with France
    An undeclared war fought at sea between the United States and France.
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Alien and Sedition Acts
    Acts that let all alien's be deported if they had ties to the U.S.' wartime enemies and gave Adams power to define treason.
  • Judiciary Act of 1800

    Judiciary Act of 1800
    It established the US court system.
  • Election of Thomas Jefferson

    Election of Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson was elected third president of America