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The Coming of Independence
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Stamp Act Cartoons Key Events Maps Transcript Webography

Link to Feature  = to Stamp Act Cartoons   Link to Transcript  = to the Transcript

1763

Proclamation of 1763

1764

Sugar Act and Currency Act

Link to Stamp Act Cartoons

1765

Link to TranscriptStamp Act

Link to Stamp Act Cartoons

 

Link to TranscriptStamp Act protests

 

Link to TranscriptSons of Liberty formed

Link to Stamp Act Cartoons

1766

Link to TranscriptStamp Act repealed

1767

Link to TranscriptTownshend Acts

1770

Link to TranscriptTownshend duties repealed, except for tea tax

 

Link to TranscriptBoston Massacre

1773

Link to TranscriptBoston Tea Party

1774

Link to TranscriptIntolerant Acts (Coercive Acts)

 

Link to TranscriptFirst Continental Congress meets in Philadelphia

1775

Link to TranscriptBattles of Lexington and Concord

 

Link to TranscriptSecond Continental Congress begins

 

Dunmore's Proclamation

1776

Link to TranscriptPaine publishes Common Sense

 

Link to TranscriptBritish evacuate Boston

 

Link to TranscriptDeclaration of Independence

 

Link to TranscriptBritish take New York

1777

Link to TranscriptBurgoyne surrenders at Saratoga

1781

Link to TranscriptCornwallis surrenders at Yorktown

1783

Link to TranscriptTreaty of Paris signed, granting independence to the United States

An interactive, expanded timeline for the period before 1876 can be found in Program 13.



  

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