Leading to Revolution Timeline Study Guide (Test 3 8-2.1-2)
When defining each of these events be sure to ask yourself these essential questions: What is it?
What was an effect or outcome? How did it affect the colonist? And, how did it led to war
between the American Colonies and England?
1751-1761: The Cherokee War
1754-1763-: French & Indian War
1764: Sugar Act
1765: Quartering Act
1765: Sons of Liberty emerge
1765: Stamp Act
1766: Declaration Act
1767: Townshend Revenue Acts
1767: Samuel Adams Circular Letter
1770: March 5-Boston Massacre
1770: Townshend Acts are repealed; except tea
1773: Tea Act
1774: December 16- Boston Tea Party
1774: Enactment of Coercive Acts (Intolerable Acts)
1774: September 5- October 26- First Continental Congress meets
October 14- “Declaration and Resolves”
October 20: Continental Association (colonist agree to a boycott of English imports,
effect an embargo of exports to Britain, and discontinue the slave trade).
1775: Massachusetts Governor Gage is ordered to enforce Coercive Acts and suppress “open
rebellion” on the colonist by necessary force.
1775: April 19- Battle of Lexington and Concord