The Colonists Fight for Independence 1763 - 1776

Events

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Proclamation of 1763

October 7, 1763

Committees of Correspondence

1764

Sugar Act

April 5, 1764

Sons of Liberty

1765

Stamp Act

March 22, 1765

Stamp Act Congress

October 7, 1765 - October 25, 1765

Sam Adams

1766 - 1797

Townshend Acts

1767

Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770

Tea Act

April 27, 1773

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

Intolerable Acts

1774

First Continental Congress

September 5, 1774 - October 26, 1774

Patriots

1775

Second Continental Congress

May 10, 1775 - May 24, 1775

Olive Branch Petiton

July 5, 1775

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776