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D.O.I. was signed by delegates declaring our Independence from Britain.
S.C.C. votes for Independence from britain.
Second Continental Congress creates the Continental Army led by George Washington.
The first battle of the Revolutionary War, won by the British.
British attack Bunker Hill, pushed down by Patriots 2 times, and eventually overtook it.
The Green Mountain Boys, led by Ethan Allen, overtook British Fort Ticonderoga.
Right after Lexington, British move into Concord and are overtaken by the Minutemen.
Sons of Liberty dress as Mohawk Indians and dump 342 crates of British Tea off of 3 different ships.
Parliament passes the Tea Act taking out the middle man in tea sales.
Mob of Colonists harass soldiers causing them to fire into the crowd, killing five and injuring six.
Enabled soldiers to search personal items without a legal warrant.
The Stamp Act Congress sends a petition to King George III and Parliament rejecting the Stamp Act.
Parliament passes the Stamp Act putting a tax on all legal documents.
Parliament passes the Sugar Act, putting a tax on molasses.
Punishing colonists for the Boston Tea Party.
Pontiac's War begins because Natives are upset by the expansion of the Colonies.
Created an imaginary line that the Colonists couldn't cross west over the Appalachian Mountains.
Britain and France sign the Treaty of Paris, ending the French and Indian War.
Battle for New France's capital is over after France surrenders the city.
General Braddock and George Washington lose the first battle.
British and Colonists fight against French and Natives for control of the Ohio River Valley.
The colonists expanded into the Ohio River Valley causing conflict with the Natives.