The Causes of the War of Independence

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1763 The Proclamation Line

1764 The Sugar and Currency Acts

1765 The Stamp Act

1766 Repeal of the Stamp Act

1767 Townshend Duties

1770 March The Boston Massacre 

1770 April Repeal of Townshend Duties

1773 May The Tea Act

1773 December The Boston Tea Party

1774 Spring The Coercive Acts

1774 September First Continental Congress

1775 April The Battle of Lexington and Concord 

1775 May Second Continental Congress

1775 June The Battle of Bunker Hill

1776 January Publication of Common Sense 

1776 July The Declaration of Independence 


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