by Hongyi Hu 11th
Ms. Kasi U.S. History
Taxation on printed materials such as legal documents, news paper, playing cards, etc
Unground organization formed to protect the rights of the colonists against the British
Americans may only trade with and through British ports
Colonist verbally abused and threw objects at British soldiers, causing a fight, killing 5 and injuring 6.
Sons of Liberty dumps tea in Boston harbor in protest of the Tea Act.
To punish Americans for the protest at Boston Tea Party, British states all British laws and orders apply to Americans as well
King Geoge III rejects the Olive Branch Petition sent by the Continental Congress to prevent a full on war.
The Declaration of Independence was approved in the Second Continental Congress
First major battle after the colonies declared independence
Continental Army troops, led by Washington, nearly straved, along with cold weather and diseases.
Washington trapped Cornwallis' army between the Continental Army and the French Navy. Cornwallis surrended, bring an end to the American Revolution.
Treaty ended the war, giving American full independence and removal of British army from America