The American Revolution

1763-1783

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Proclamation Act

1763

Treaty of Paris ends French and Indian War

1763

Sugar Act

1764

Stamp Act Congress

1765

Stamp Act

1765

Declaratory Act

1766

Townshend Revenue Acts

1767

Boston Massacre

1770

Gaspee Affair

1772

Tea Act and the Boston Tea Party

1773

Coercive (Intolerable) Acts

1774

First Continental Congress

1774

Second Continental Congress

1775

Fighting at Lexington and Concord

1775

Declaration of Independence

1776

Publication of Common Sense by Thomas Paine

1776

Articles of Confederation

1777

France enters the war on these side of the colonists

1778

Battle of Saratoga

1778

Treaty of Paris ends the American Revolution

1783