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American Rev. S.S.

This is a project for Mr. Texter's social studies class.

When was the First Continental Congress convented? September, 1774
What bill closed the port of Boston to all colonists until the damages from the Boston Tea Party were paid for? Boston Port Bill
What did the Administration of Justice Act state? That British Officials could not be tried in provincial courts for capital crimes, but in Britain.
What was the Massachusetts Government Act about? The Charter of the Colonies, giving the British Governor complete control of the town meetings.
What did the Boston do in Lexington? They captured Colonial leaders Sam Adams and John Hancock.
What did the Boston do in Concord? They seized gunpowder.
What did Paul Revere, William Dawes and Dr. Samuel Prescott do? Rode on horseback to warn the countryside of the British troops coming.
Did Paul Revere yell "The British are coming!"? No.
Who were the Minutemen? A group of militia who could be ready to fight in a minuet's time.
After the British shed American blood on American soil, what happened to the rebel army? They gained recruits?
About how many British soldiers were killed? wounded? missing? About 70 soldiers were killed, about 170 were wounded, and about 30 went missing.
On the night on June 16, 1775, American troops moved out of their camp carrying what? Picks, shovels, and guns.
On June 16, 1775, where were the American troops told to go? Where did they go instead? They were told to go to Bunker Hill, but misunderstood and went to Breed's Hill instead.
When threatened by American troops, what did the British army do? Did they tactic work? Marched up to the American troops for a head-on attack. No.
When and where did the second continental congress convent? In Philadelphia, 1775.
What was created to meet the military threat? The Continental Army.
What did the American delegates plead with King George for? A peaceful resolution.
Who did King George hire to bring the colonists under control? Hessian mercenaries.
When did the Americans have a formal declaration of independence? Summer of 1776