The American Revolution

Events

French & Indian War

Approx. 1754 - Approx. 1763

Part of the Seven Years' War. British America vs New France.

Proclamation Act

1763

Forbade all settlement past a line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains.

Sugar Act

April 5, 1764

Stamp Act

March 22, 1765

Quartering Act

March 24, 1765

Townshed Act

June 29, 1767

Boston Massacre

March 5 1770

Tea Act

May 10, 1773

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

Intolerable/Coercive Acts

Approx. May 1774 - Approx. June 1774

First Continental Congress

September 5, 1774 - October 26, 1774

Second Continental Congress

March 10, 1775

American Revolutionary War

Approx. April 1775 - September 3, 1783

Battles of Lexington and Concord - Treaty of Paris

Battles of Lexington and Concord

April 19, 1775

Battle of Bunker Hill

June 17, 1775

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Articles of Confederation

November 15, 1777

Battle of Yorktown

October 6, 1781 - October 18, 1781

Treaty of Paris

September 3, 1783

US Constitution

September 17, 1787

US Bill of Rights

September 25, 1789