Timeline of Events Before the Declaration of Independence

Events

The French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The Stamp Act

March 22, 1765

The Quartering Act

March 24, 1765

The Townshend Acts

June 29, 1767

The Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770

The Tea Act

May 10, 1773 - December 16, 1773

The Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

The Coercive Act

March 28, 1774

The battle of Lexington

April 19, 1775

The Battle of Bunker Hill

June 17, 1775

The Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776