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List of conflicts in British America

List of conflicts in the British America is a timeline of events that includes Indian wars battles skirmishes massacres and other related items that occurred in Britain's American territory up to 1783 when British America was formally ended by the Treaty of (1783)|Treaty of Paris] and replaced by British North America and the United States

Before the 16th Century

  • 1325 Crow Creek Massacre in present-day South Dakota

16th Century

  • 1565 Spanish massacre of French Huguenots at Fort Caroline in Florida This is notable as it is the first conflict between European powers in what is today the United States

17th Century

  • 1609 - 1613 First Anglo–Powhatan War
  • 1622 Jamestown Massacre in which English settlers are attacked by Indians of the Powhatan Confederacy in Jamestown Colony in Virginia
  • 1637 Pequot War in New England
  • 1637 Kent Island Rebellion in Maryland
  • 1641 - 1667 First Beaver War in the Great Lakes region
  • 1643 - 1645 Kieft's War in New Netherlands
  • 1644 - 1647 Claiborne and Ingle's Rebellion in Maryland; part of the English Civil War
  • 1644 - 1646 Second Anglo–Powhatan War following Opechancanough's Massacre in Virginia
  • 1655 Battle of the Severn in Maryland; part of the English Civil War
  • 1659 - 1660 First Esopus War in New Netherlands
  • 1659 - 1660 Fendall's Rebellion in Maryland; part of the English Civil War
  • 1663 Second Esopus War in New Netherlands
  • 1664 Second Anglo-Dutch War in which the English conquer New Netherlands and rename it New York (The War lasts in Europe and elsewhere until 1667)
  • 1673 - 1674 Third Anglo-Dutch War in which the Dutch re-capture New York but return it to the English after the war
  • 1675 - 1676 King Philip's War in New England
  • 1676 Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia
  • 1677 Culpeper's Rebellion in Carolina
  • 1680 Pueblo Revolt in New Mexico
  • 1683 - 1701 Second Beaver War in the Great Lakes region
  • 1689 - 1692 Overthrow of the Dominion of New England and Sir Edmund Andros; part of the Glorious Revolution
  • 1689 - 1691 Leisler's Rebellion in New York; part of the Glorious Revolution
  • 1689 - 1692 Coode's Rebellion in Maryland; part of the Glorious Revolution
  • 1689 - 1697 King William's War; related to the Glorious Revolution and the Nine Years' War

18th Century

  • 1702 - 1713 Queen Anne's War
  • 1703 - 1719 Noncomformists Disturbances in Jamaica New York
  • 1703 Political factionalism riot in Charleston South Carolina
  • 1704 Riot of Young Gentry in Philadelphia
  • 1705 Privateersman's riot in New York
  • 1710 Food riot in Boston
  • 1711 - 1715 Tuscarora War
  • 1711 Cary's Rebellion in North Carolina
  • 1711 Dutch Church Riot in Flatbush New York
  • 1711 Anti-impressment Riot in New York
  • 1712 New Slave Revolt of 1712]
  • 1715 - 1717 Yamasee War
  • 1718 Riotous seizure of records in North Carolina
  • 1719 Anti-customs riot in Newport Rhode Island
  • 1719 Overthrow of the proprietor in South Carolina
  • 1720 Defeat of the Spanish Villasur expedition in Nebraska by Pawnee (with the possible assistance of the French)
  • 1722 Jailbreak riot in Hartford Connecticut
  • 1722 - 1727 Dummer's War with the Abenaki Indians in Maine
  • 1726 Philadelphia riot against pillory and stocks
  • 1734 Riot against ship seizure in Hartford County Connecticut
  • 1734 Mast-Tree Riot in Exeter New Hampshire
  • 1737 Anti-prostitution riot in Boston
  • 1737 Anti-markethouse riot in Boston
  • 1737 Anti-Quitrent riot in North Carolina
  • 1738 Fish Dam Riot on the Schuykill River Pennsylvania
  • 1739 Stono Rebellion slave rebellion in South Carolina
  • 1741 New Conspiracy of 1741] a suspected slave revolt
  • 1739 - 1748 War of Jenkins' Ear with Spain
    • 1742 Battle of Gully Hole Creek
    • 1742 Battle of Bloody Marsh
  • 1742 Election riot in Philadelphia
  • 1744 - 1748 King George's War
  • 1745 - 1754 Horseneck Riots land riots in New Jersey
  • 1747 Impressment riot in Boston
  • 1750 Election Riot in York Pennsylvania
  • 1751 - 1757 Anti-rent riot by tenants in New York
  • 1754 Riot against the surveyor of the woods in Exeter New Hampshire
  • 1754 - 1763 French and Indian War
    • 1754 Battle of Fort Necessity (Great Meadows)
    • 1755 Braddock Expedition (Battle of the Monongahela)
    • 1756 Battle of Fort Oswego
    • 1757 Battle of Fort William Henry including subsequent "massacre"
    • 1758 Battle of Fort Duquesne
    • 1758 Battle of Ticonderoga
    • 1758 Battle of Fort Duquesne
    • 1759 Battle of Fort Niagara
  • 1757 Riot against the recruitment of troops in Brentwoods New Hampshire
  • 1757 Seizure of longboat of HMS Enterprise by mob in Portsmouth New Hampshire
  • 1758 - 1761 Cherokee War in Georgia
  • 1759 Anti-land tax riot in North Carolina
  • 1763 Pontiac's Rebellion
  • 1763 - 1764 Paxton Boys' Rebellion in Pennsylvania
  • 1763 Wyoming Valley Massacre against Connecticut settlers in Pennsylvania
  • 1764 - 1771 War of the Regulation
    • 1771 Battle of Alamance in North Carolina
  • 1764 Pope Day Riot in Boston
  • 1766 Quartering Act riot in New York
  • 1765 Stamp Act riots in Boston Rhode Island Connecticut New York and Maryland
  • 1769 - 1771 First Pennamite War between settlers from Connecticut and Pennsylvania in Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania
  • 1770 Boston Massacre
  • 1772 Burning of the customs schooner HMS Gaspee in Naragansett Bay
  • 1773 - 1774 Lord Dunmore's War
  • 1775 - 1783 American Revolutionary War
    • 1775
      • Battles of Lexington and Concord
      • Siege of Boston
      • Battle of Ticonderoga
      • Battle of Bunker Hill
    • 1776
      • Battle of Long Island
      • Battle of Harlem Heights
      • Battle of White Plains
      • Battle of Trenton
    • 1777
      • Battle of Princeton
      • Battle of Oriskany
      • Battle of Bennington
      • Battle of Brandywine Creek
      • Battle of Saratoga
      • Capture of Philadelphia
      • Battle of Germantown
    • 1778
      • Battle of Monmouth
      • Battle of Savannah
    • 1779
      • Battle of Baton Rouge
      • Battle of Vincennes
    • 1780
      • Battle of Charleston
      • Battle of Camden
      • Battle of King's Mountain
    • 1781
      Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown
      • Battle of Cowpens
      • Battle of Guilford Court House
      • Siege of Ninety Six
      • Siege of Yorktown

See also