Road to Revolution

Events

French and Indian War

1754

Join or Die Cartoon

May 1754

Albany Plan of Union

July 1754

Proclamation of 1763

1763

Sugar Act

1764

Mutiny Act

1765

Stamp Act

1765

Patrick Henry and the Virginia Resolves

May 1765

Sons of Liberty

August 1765

Declaration of Rights and Grievances

October 1765

Stamp Act Congress

October 1765

Townshend Acts

1767

Liberty seized by British agents

1768

Boston Massacre

March 1770

Committees of Correspondence

1772

Gaspee Incident

June 1772

Tea Act

May 1773

Boston Tea Party

December 1773

Intolerable Acts

1774

First Continental Congress

September 1774

Battles of Lexington and Concord

April 1775

Second Continental Congress

May 1775

Battle of Bunker Hill

June 1775

Olive Branch Petition

July 1775

Declaration of Independence

1776

Common Sense

1776