1754-1800

Events

French & Indian War

1754 - 1763

Stamp Act

1756 - 1766

Proclamation of 1763

1763

The Boston Massacre

March 5 1770

Tea Act

1773

Boston Tea Party

December 16 1773

Battles of Lexington & Concord

April 19 1775

Declaration of Independence

July 4 1776

Battle of Saratoga

September 19 1777 - October 7 1777

Articles of Confederation

March 1 1781 - March 22 1788

British surrender at Yorktown

October 17 1781 - October 19 1781

Constitution ratified

March 22 1788

Bill of Rights adopted

December 15 1791