Timeline - Leslie

Events

John Locke

December 1689

English Bill of Rights

December 16, 1689

Crispus Attucks

1723 - March 5, 1770

No taxation without representation

1750 - 1760

These dates were just approximations.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Albany Plan of Union

July 10, 1754

Writs of Assistance

1760

Treaty of Paris

February 1763

Pontiac's Rebellion

May 7, 1763

Proclamation of 1763

October 7, 1763

Sugar Act

April 5, 1764

Currency Act

September 1, 1764

Daughters of Liberty

1765

Sons of Liberty

1765

Stamp Act

March 22, 1765

Quartering Act

March 24, 1765

Declaratory Act

1766

Townshend Acts

1767

Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770

Committees of Correspondence

1772

Tea Act

May 10, 1773

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

Intolerable (Coercive) Act

1774

Tar and Feathering of royal tax collectors

1774

1st Continental Congress

September 5, 1774 - October 26, 1774

Edenton Tea Party

October 25, 1774

George Washington Military Service

1775

Patrick Henry's "Liberty or Death"

March 23, 1775

Paul Revere's Ride

April 18, 1775

Battle of Concord

April 19, 1775

Battle of Lexington

April 19, 1775

2nd Continental Congress

May 5, 1775

Beginning of Continental Army

June 14, 1775

Battle of Bunker Hill

June 17, 1775

Olive Branch Petition

July 8, 1775

Benjamin Franklin's career as ambassador

1776 - 1785

Thomas Paine's Common Sense

January 10, 1776

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Nathan Hale's Execution

September 22, 1776

Battle of Trenton

December 25, 1776

Battle of Saratoga

September 19, 1777 - October 7, 1777

Benedict Arnold's Heroism

September 19, 1777 - October 7, 1777

Valley Forge

December 19, 1777 - June 19, 1778

Franco-American Alliance

February 6, 1778

Baron Von Steuben's training of Continental Army

February 23, 1778 - 1779

Battle of Charleston

March 29, 1780

Benedict Arnold's Betrayal

September 21, 1780

Battle of Kings Mountain

October 7, 1780

Battle of Guilford County Courthouse

March 15, 1781

Battle of Yorktown

September 28, 1781 - October 19, 1781