SOCAL STUDIES 8TH GRADE TIMELINE

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In History
  • Benedict Arnold Born

    Benedict Arnold Born
    The birth of a famous American war officer and traitor.
  • The Start of the French and Indian War

    The Start of the French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War turned the colonies of Britain against the colonies New France. Each side supported by armies from the country and by Native American allies.
  • The End of the French and Indian War

    The End of the French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War turned the colonies of British America against those of New France. Each side supported by army's from the parent country and by Native American allies.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 was made by King George III, following Great Britain's posesment of French territory in North America after the end of the Seven Years' War.
  • Sugar Act Passed

    Sugar Act Passed
    The Sugar Act meant that all sugar coming into Britain was taxed. No matter where it came from.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British soldiers shot and killed several people while being harassed by protesters in Boston.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris was signed in Paris by the people repristing of King George III.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was where a mob of angry colonists dressed as Indians threw tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • The Creation of the Minutemen

    The Creation of the Minutemen
    Minutemen were civilian colonists who independently organized to form a group self-trained in combat.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was a meeting of twelve people of the thirteen British colonies that became the United States
  • Midnight Ride (Paul Revere)

    Midnight Ride (Paul Revere)
    Paul Revere was born on January 1, 1735. His job was a silversmith, But he was most well known for his famous Midnight Ride.
  • Start of the Revolutionary War

    Start of the Revolutionary War
    The American Revolutionary War was fought mainly between Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of independence explained why the Thirteen Colonies at war with the Kingdom of Great Britain wanted themselves to be independent sovereign states, no longer under British rule
  • Benedict Arnold Betrays the Americans

    Benedict Arnold Betrays the Americans
    High ranking officer Benedict Arnold betrayed the Americans in 1780, the specific date is unknown.
  • End of the Revolutionary War

    End of the Revolutionary War
    The war between the British and colonists ended, and there was peace.
  • US Constitution Signed

    US Constitution Signed
    The Signing of the United States Constitution occurred in the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when 39 people to the Constitutional Convention, representing 12 states, agreed with the Constitution created during the four-month-long convention
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