Ledford American revolution timeline

Timeline created by Faith ledford
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  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    The French and Indian War lasted for 7 years. Great Britain gained a lot of land when the war was over. Before the war Great Britain controlled 13 colonies. The war started in 1554 and ended at the treaty of Paris in 1763.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    the Treaty of Paris ended the French and Indian war. George the 3rd wanted to end the war. France gave up all its land in North America.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 started right after the French and Indian war. It affected all 13 colonies. This proclamation gained 3 new mainlands
  • Committees of Correspondence

    Committees of Correspondence
    The Committees of Correspondence happened before the Revolutionary War. The Virginia House of Burgesses offered a committee of correspondence in community. The Committees of Correspondence ended in September of 1776.
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    this act helped pay for british troops. Parliament issued the Declaratory Act in 1766. The Stamp Act could be killed in the couts if they don't approve.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Boston Massacre was a big street fight. Stones and sticks and whatever that could be picked up was thrown. 50 people attacked soldiers and that was how it started.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a political protest. 342 chests of tea were dumped into the water. 1.2 million pounds of tea was drank each year.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    This act took place after the Boston Tea Party. This act was mean to punish the British. This act ended December 2nd, 1774.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    This was a battle that started in 1775. This battle ending in 1783. This battle lasted many years between all 13 colonies.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    This war was going on as the Revolutionary war was going on. This war started in 1775 and ended in 1783. This war was also going on during the Siege of Boston from April 1775 to March 1776.
  • Publication of Common Sense

    Publication of Common Sense
    The Publication of Common Sense was secretly published on january 10th, 1776. The Publication of Common Sense still remains alive. The Publication of Common Sense was published in a pamphlet.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    all 13 colonies signed a document declaring our independence on the 4h of July in 1776. Signing this document meant that both men and women are treated the same no matter what. The Declaration of Independence explains why the united states wanted to be free.
  • Trenton

    Trenton
    Capital of New Jersey as of 2010. There were 84,913 people living in New Jersey Trenton. The Trenton township was formed on November 13th of 1792.
  • Saratoga

    Saratoga
    This battle occurred during the American Revolution in September and October of 1777. These battles were fought 18 days apart from each other. This battle was during the second year of the American Revolution.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    The winter at Valley Forge from 1777-1778 was a turning point in the american revolution. George Washington helped the guys they were fighting. George Washington kept a close eye on the ritish troops.
  • Cowpens

    Cowpens
    This battle was in South Carolina on January 17, 1781. It took place during the American Revolutionary War. Smaller groups of men fought first because they were easier to die faster.
  • Yorktown

    Yorktown
    General Cornwallis and his army surrendered to General Washington. This war was going on the last year of the American Revolutionary war. Washington was a great leader he was later elected as the first president of the US.
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    Treaty of Paris 1783
    This was signed by the U.S. in 1783 ending the war of the American Revolution. This agreement granted the united states independence. All battles ended and the world was at peace.