The appearance of troops and a cannon on dorchester heights outside boston led the british army to evacuate the city on march 17, 1776 declaration of independence on july 2, 1776, the second continental congress, still meeting in philadelphia, voted unanimously to declare the independence as the united states of america.
7 october: proclamation of 1763 wary of the cost of defending the colonies, george iii prohibited all settlement west of the appalachian mountains without guarantees of security from local native american nations.
Colonial america timeline (1492-1763) to pre-revolutionary war » 1000 leif ericson explores the north american east coast 1492 aug 3 christopher columbus sails on first voyage 1497 july john cabot on his first voyage searching for the northwest passage 1499 amerigo vespucci finds the south american coast 1507 “america” is first used in a. In history jan 1, 1763 this was very unsuccessful because it was inforcable due to the great distances seperating the british and american colonies feb 1, 1763 us history 1763-1776 i'm going to start my timeline with the proclamation line set up by the british parliment in 1763.
The history of the united states began with the settlement of indigenous people before 15,000 bc numerous cultures formed the arrival of christopher columbus in 1492 started the european colonization of the americas most colonies formed after 1600.
Period: feb 10, 1763 to jul 4, 1776 1763-1776 events from the treaty of paris (1763) to the declaration of independence that influenced the 13 colonies to rebel.
October 7, 1763: king george iii signs the proclamation of 1763 the proclamation of 1763 declared that all land transactions made to the west of the appalachian crest would be governed by the british government rather than by the colonies. Prelude to revolution 1763 to 1775 1763 - the proclamation of 1763 , signed by king george iii of england, prohibits any english settlement west of the appalachian mountains and requires those already settled in those regions to return east in an attempt to ease tensions with native americans.