Unit 2 Timeline - Savannah

Events

John Locke "Two Treaties of Government" 1689

1689

English Bill of Rights 1689

1689

George Washington's Military Service 1752-1758

1752 - 1758

French and Indian War 1754-1763

1754 - 1763

Albany Plan of Union 1754

1754

Pontiac's Rebelliom 1763-1766

1763 - 1766

Proclamation of 1763

1763

Beginning of the Committees of Correspondense 1764

1764

Currency Act 1764

1764

Sugar Act 1764

1764

Beginning of Sons of Liberty 1765

1765

Stamp Act 1765

1765

Beginning of the Daughters of Liberty 1765

1765

Quartering Act 1765

1765

"No taxation without representation" (Beginning) 1765

1765

Declaratory Acts 1766

1766

Townshend Acts 1767

1767

Writs of Assistance 1767

1767

Crispis Attuck's Death 1770

1770

Boston Massacre 1770

1770

Tea Act 1773

1773

Boston Tea Party Dec. 16, 1773

December 16, 1773

Intolerable (Coercive) Acts 1774

1774

Tar and Feathering of Royal Tax Collectors 1774

1774

1st Continental Congress 1774

1774

Edenton Tea Party 1774

October 25, 1774

Battle of Bunker Hill 1775

1775

George Washingto's Military Service 1775-1783

1775 - 1783

Patrick Henry's "Liberty or Death" Speech 1775

1775

Benedict Arnold's Heroism 1775-1778

1775 - 1778

Battle of Lexington 1775

1775

Olive Branch Petition 1775

1775

Paul Revere's Ride April 18, 1775

April 18, 1775

Battle of Concord April 19, 1775

April 19, 1775

2nd Continental Congress May 10, 1775

May 10, 1775

Beginning of the Continental Army June 14, 1775

June 14, 1775

Thomas Paine's Common Sense 1776

1776

Battle of Trenton 1776

1776

Benjamin Franklin's Career as Ambassador 1776-1785

1776 - 1785

Declaration of Independence July 4th, 1776

July 4th 1776

Nathan Hale's Execution September 22, 1776

September 22, 1776

Valley Forge 1777-1778

1777 - 1778

Battle of Saratoga September 19, 1777

September 19, 1777

Beginning of Franco-American Alliance 1778

1778

Baron Von Steuben's training of Continental Army Feb. 23, 1778-1779

February 23, 1778 - 1779

Benedict Arnold's Betrayal 1779

1779

Battle of Charleston March 29, 1780-may 12, 1780

March 29 1780 - May 12, 1780

Battle of King's Mountain

October 7, 1780

Battle of Guilford County Courthouse March 15, 1781

March 15, 1781

Battle of Yorktown Oct. 19, 1781

Oct. 19, 1781

Treaty of Paris Sep. 1783

September 1783