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1770
>Boston "Massacre"
>Parliament votes to repeal all of the Townsend Acts but the tea tax
1773
>Boston Tea Party
1774
>Parliament passes the first of the "Intolerable Acts"
>Parliament passes the Quebec Act
>First Continental Congress assembles in Philadelphia
1775
>The first shots of the Amercian War for Independence fired at Lexington and Concord
>Second Continental Congress assembles in Philadelphia
>Patriots capture Ft. Ticonderoga
>Battle of Bunker Hill
>Washington takes command of Continental Army
>Continental Congress issues Olive Branch Petition
>George III issues Proclamation of Rebellion
>Parliament passes Prohibitory Act
1776
>Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense
>Contental Congress adopts Delaration of Independence
>British capture New York
>Washington suprises Hessians at Trenton
1777
>Patriot victory at Princeton
>British victory at Brandywine
>British capture Philadelphia
>British victory at Germantown
>Patriot victory at Saratoga
>Washington camps at Valley Forge
1778
>France joins the Patriot cause
>Battle of Monmouth ends in a stalemate
>Patriots capture frontier outpost of Kaskaskia
>British capture Savannah
1779
>Patriots capture frontier outpost of Vincennes
>Spain joins the Patriot cause
1780
>British capture Charleston
>French troops begin to arrive
>British victory at Camden
>Patriot victory at King's Mountain
1781
>Patriot victory at Cowpens
>British surrender at Yorktown
1783
>Great Britain and the United States sign Treaty of Paris