Revolution Time Line
From The Seven Years war to the Boston Massacre
The Seven Years war (aka The French and Indian war)
1756-1763Known as the first world war due to the amount of countries involved, this war lasted seven years and was highly expensive to the British.
The stamp act
The stamp act was passed in 1765, It enforced higher taxes and made colonists angry that they didn't get a say .
Patrick Henry made a famous speech referred to as the "If this be treason, make the most of it" speech. He said this in 1765. This speech is not to be confused with his even more famous, "give me liberty" speech made 10 years later in 1775.