The American Revolution: Major Events

Events

French and Indian War

May 1754 - October 1763

Stamp Act

March 1765

First Continental Congress

1774

Intolerable Acts

March 1774

Battles of Lexington and Concord

April 19, 1775

Second Continental Congress

May 10, 1775

Common Sense Published

January 10, 1776

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Battle of Saratoga

1777

Battle of Yorktown

September 28, 1781 - October 19, 1781

Treaty of Paris 1783

September 3, 1783

Shays Rebellion

1786 - 1787

Whiskey Rebellion

1791 - 1794