American Revolution

Events

Letters from a Pennsylvania Farmer

1732 - 1808

A series of essays written my a legislator.

Proclamation of 1763

October 7, 1763

This forbaded all settlement past tha Appalachain Mountains.

Sugar Act

Approx. 1764

Ended trade of sugar and molasses to increase revenues.

Virtual vs Actual Representation

1765

Conflict between two different governments

Stamp Act

1765

An act that imposed a direct tax on colonies who needed many printed material.

Sons/Daughters of Liberty

Approx. 1765

People who were brave and believed talk and politics wouldn't bring an end to British tryanny

Non-Importation Movement

1765 - 1770

A boycott of British imports.

Declaratory Rights

1766

States that the tax authority of America is the same as Great Britain

Townshend Acts

1767

A series of acts passed in 1767

Massachusetts Circular Letter

1768

A statement written by Samuel Adams and James Otis Jr

Boston Massacre

1770

British soldiers killed five American men in Boston.

Committees of Correspondence

1772

Shadow governements that were made by patriot leaders.

Tea Act

1773

It granted the British East India Company Tea a lot of tea sales in the colonies

Boston Tea Party

1773

Massachusetts colonists dumped 342 chests of tea into the water.

Intolerable Acts

1774

Made to punish the Massachusetts colonists for throwing a large tea shipment into the water.

Lexington and Concord

1775

The first battle in the American Revolutionary War.