Timeline and Terms

1750
1763
1764
1765
1766
1767
1768
1769
1770
February 17, 1763Peace of Paris
October 7, 1763Proclamation of 1763
January 7, 1764The Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved
April 5, 1764Sugar Act
September 1, 1764Currency Act
March 22, 1765Stamp Act
March 24, 1765Quartering Act of 1765
May 29, 1765Sons of Liberty founded
May 29, 1765Patrick Henry accused of treason
May 30, 1765Virginia Resolves
August 14, 1765Boston Stamp Act uprising
October 7, 1765Stamp Act Congress met
October 31, 1765Stamp Act protests in New York
February 16, 1766Stamp Act resistance in Georgia
March 18, 1766Stamp Act repealed; Declaratory Act passed
July 2, 1767Townshend Acts
December 1, 1767Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania
February 11, 1768Circular letter adopted in Massachusetts
April 21, 1768American assemblies dissolved
October 1, 1768British troops in Boston
January 19, 1770Battle of Golden Hill
March 5, 1770Boston Massacre
April 12, 1770Townshend duties repealed
November 27, 1770Boston Massacre trials