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Time Line, America During the Age of Revolution, 1764-1775

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1764
sugar act
1764
currency act
1764
beginnings of colonial opposition
1765
quartering act
1765
stamp act
1765
organized colonial protest
1766
repeal of the stamp act
1766
declaratory act
1766
resistance to the quartering act in new york
1767
townshend acts
1767
nonimportation
1767
letters from a farmer in pennsylvania to the inhabitants of the British Colonies
1768
massachusetts circular letter
1769
virginia's resolutions
1770
townshend acts cut back
1770
an end to nonimportation
1770
conflict between citizens and British Troops in new york
1770
boston massacre
1772
attack on the Gaspee
1772
committees of correspondence
1773
tea act
1773
boston tea party
1774
coercive acts
1774
broadened quartering act
1774
the colonies organize protest
1774
first continental congress
1774
new england prepares for war
1775
new england restraining act
1775
new england resists
1775
lexington and concord
1775
the second continental congress
1775
George Washington is named as commander in chief
1775
bunker hill
1775
olive branch petition
1775
congress treats with the indians
1775
congress creates a navy
1775
congress searches for foreign aid
1776
common sense
1776
the british evacuate boston
1776
congress authorizes the colonies to write constitutions
1776
congress declares independence
1776
battle of long island
1776
congress names commissioners to treat with foreign nations
1776
the battle of white plains
1776
retreat through new jersey
1776
battle of trenton
1777
battle of princeton
1777
America has a flag
1777
the British attack philadelphia
1777
saratoga
1777
the conway cabal
1777
articles of confederation
1778
france and america become allies
1778
the british attempt to make peace
1778
John Paul Jones wins victories
1778
the battle of monmouth
1779
the british attack in North and South
1779
spain joins the war
1780
the british take Charleston, South Carolina
1780
a mutiny in the Continental army
1780
the treason of Benedict Arnold
1781
Congress creates a Department of Finance
1781
the articles of confederation are ratified
1781
the battle of Yorktown
1782
peace negotiations begin in Paris
1783
the army complains
1783
congress ratifies the preliminary articles of peace
1783
the loyalists and british evacuate new york
1783
the american army disbands
1783
congress is threatened
1784
the western territories
1784
congress creates a board of finance
1784
new york the temporary capital
1785
congress lacks power over commerce
1785
conference at mount vernon
1785
basic land ordinance
1786
the virginia statute for religious freedom
1786
attempts to revise the articles of confederation
1786
annapolis convention
1787
the constitutional convention
1787
northwest ordinance
1787
congress receives the constitution
1787
the federalists
1788
the contitution is ratified by nine states
1788
congress steps aside for a new government