The American Revolution

Events

Jamestown, Virginia, Plymouth, and Massachusetts colonies are established

Approx. 1607

There are now thirteen established British colonies

Approx. 1754

The start of the war between the French and the Indian (Seven Year War)

1756

End of the Seven Year War

1763

Stamp act is introduced

1765

Boston Tea Party

1773

First attacks from colonists against the British in Massachusetts

1775

The colonists lost

Independence Day

4th of July 1776

The thirteen colonies became thirteen states

The Battle of Saratoga

1777

The British surrender

October 1781

Battle of Yorktown

October 19th 1781

The French Fleet arrived