Ethan Unit 2

Events

English Bill of Rights

1689

John Locke "Two Treatises of Government"

1689

George Washington's military service

1752 - 1799

Albany Plan of Union

1754

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Proclamation of 1763

1763

Pontiac's Rebellion

1763 - 1766

Beginning of the Committees of Correspondence

1764

Currency Act

1764

Sugar Act

1764

"No Taxation Without Representation" (beginning)

1765

Beginning of Daughters of Liberty

1765

Quartering Act

1765

Beginning of Sons of Liberty

1765

Stamp Act

1765

Declaratory Acts

1766

Townshend Acts

1767

Writs of Assistance

1767

Crispus Attucks' Death

1770

Boston Massacre

1770

Tea Act

1773

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

First Continental Congress

1774

Intolerable (Coercive) Acts

1774

Tar and Feathering of royal tax collectors

1774

Edenton Tea Party

October 25, 1774

Battle of Bunker Hill

1775

Second Continental Congress

1775

Benedict Arnold's Heroism

1775 - 1778

Battle of Lexington

1775

Olive Branch Petition

1775

Patrick Henry's "Liberty or Death" speech

1775

Paul Revere's Ride

April 18, 1775

Battle of Concord

April 19, 1775

Beginning of the Continental Army

June 14, 1775

Nathan Hale's Execution

1776

Battle of Trenton

1776

Benjamin Franklin's career as Ambassador

1776 - 1785

Thomas Paine's Common Sense

1776

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Battle of Saratoga

1777

Valley Forge

1777 - 1778

Beginning of Franco-American Alliance

1778

Baron Von Steuben's training of Continental Army

February 23, 1778 - 1779

Benedict Arnold's Betrayal

1779

Battle of Kings Mountain

1780

Battle of Charleston

March 29 1780 - May 12, 1780

Battle of Guilford County Courthouse

March 15, 1781

Battle of Yorktown

October 19, 1781

Treaty of Paris

1783