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American Revolution Timeline- (American victories are blue, British victories are red, and normal events are in green)
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The French built a fort called Fort Duquesne where Present day Pittsburg stands today.
The British sent 1,400 soldiers to claim it from the French. The British lost with two thirds of the soldiers dying.
The British captured Canada from the French.
Britan and France signed a treaty that ended the seven-year war that gave Britan Canada.
The Proclamation of 1763 was a line that went along the Apalation Mountains that the colonists could not cross.
Grenville proposed the stamp act that made colonists buy a stamp for every piece of paper that they bought.
The Stamp Act was repealed after mounths of protest from the colonists
After the stamp act was repealed the colonists got angry about the quartering act the forced colonists to let soldiers live in their houses.
The New York assembly did not give any funds for salt, vinegar and liquor for the soldiers.
Then the British government retaliated by refusing to let the New York assembly meet until they agreed to the Quartering Act.
Charles Townshend "(Champagne Charlie)" persuaded the Parliament to pass the Townshend Acts which put taxes on certain British goods.
Lord North persuaded the Parlament to repeal all of the Townshend Acts except for the one that taxed tea.
The same day that most of the taxes were repealed a riot broke out between the soldiers and the colonists in Boston and was later known as the Boston Massacre.
The British Government sent 4 four regiments of troops to keep Boston in order.
The colonies declare their independence from Britain.
The Declaration of Independence was approved.
The Tea act.
The second Continental Congress meet in Philidelphia
The Battle of Bunker Hill.
The sons of Liberty unloaded a bunch of tea from tea ships in the coast. This is called The Boston Tea Party.
The Intolerable acts were passed in Parliament.
The First Continental Congress met in Philidelphia.
The Battle of Lexington and Concord in Boston.
The Battle of Long Island Begain
Battle of Long Island ended
The Battle of Trenton
The Battle of Princeton
The Battle of Saratoga
Valley Forge Begins
Valley Forge ends
The Battle of Monmouth
Battle of Savannah
The battle of charleston
Battle of Cowpens
The Treaty of Paris is signed and the United States will be recognized as an independent nation.
The battle of Yorktown. British general Cornwallis surrenders to the Americans. The Continental army received help from the French.
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