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Events Leading up
to the 
American Revolution




For Kids

Road to Revolution for Kids

British Parliament
Colonial Government

Proclamation of 1763  

The Sugar Act

The Stamp Act & The Stamp Act Congress  

Boycott of British Goods
The Sons of Liberty

Repeal of the Stamp Act 
The Declaratory Act

The Townshend Act  

Boston Massacre
Repeal of the Townshend Acts
(except for the tea tax)

Committees of Correspondence  

The Boston Tea Party 

The Intolerable Acts  
First Continental Congress
Boycott of British Goods
Minutemen & Militia

Green Mountain Boys
Fort Ticonderoga (canons!)

Second Continental Congress
Appointment of Washington
as Commander of Continental Army

Battle of Bunker Hill 

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Samuel Prescott 

Battles of Lexington and Concord, Shot Heard Round the World 

Common Sense, Thomas Paine 

The Declaration of Independence 

The Articles of Confederation


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