Regan Brady's Timeline

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Battles

The Boston Massacre

1770

The British fire and killed 5 colonists.

The Boston Tea Party

1773

Colonists threw tea overboard to protest the taxes.

Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown

1781

The British surrender at Yorktown, with Lord Cornwallis commanding the British. End of Revolution.

War

French and Indian War

1756 - 1763

War of the British colonists against France for territory in America.

American Revolution

1776 - 1781

War of colonists against Britain. America wanted independence.

Documents

Proclamation of 1763

1763

King Louis's order that the colonists couldn't travel west into their newly won land. This leads to the American Revolution.

Declaration of Independence

1776

Signed in Congress. This was the beginning of the American Revolution.

Treaty of Paris

1783

Treaty between Great Britain and America, recognizing the independence.