6.7 Dates & Events
1764 - The Sugar Act was passed.
1765 - The Stamp Act was passed.
1776 - The Stamp Act was repealed.
1767 - The Townshend Acts were passed.
1769 - The government had to withdraw all duties except the one on tea.
1773 - The Boston Tea Party.
1774 - The parliament brings the colony of Massachusetts under the direct
control of England.
1777 - The British armies surrendered to the Americans at Saratoga.
France promises aid to the American armies.
1778 - France makes an alliance with the US.
1779 - Spain united with France to help America.
1781 - British commander in chief surrendered to George Washington in
1783 - Under the Treaty of Paris, Britain recognized American Independence.
1787 - The Constitutional Convention replaces the old Federal Constitution.
1789 - The Congress, The Legislative body and The Executive branch came
George Washington becomes the first President of the United States.