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SS Test- May 17

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Mercantilism exporting more goods than getting imported
imports goods coming in to the country
exports goods leaving the country
triangular trade sending items to 3 countries and trading in between
causes on the French and Indian war British wanted more land and fur and lumber British didn't like the french no clear boarder not a large french population
what did the colonist gain? experience land Florida
who sided with who? French and Iroquois
Treaty of Paris (French and Indian War): 1763: The Treaty of Paris marked the beginning of a new era of Britain dominance over the world.
The Proclamation Line of 1763: 1763: When Britain won the war, there was a line drawn where settlers could not pass over into the other countries territory.
The Sugar Act: 1764: The Sugar Act was an indirect tax on sugar for the colonists which helped pay for the British Army’s food for the war.
The Quartering Act: 1765: This first Quartering Act was given on May 3, 1765, and provided that Great Brittan would house its soldiers in America.
The Stamp Act: 1765: Imposed a direct tax by the British Parliament specifically on the colonies of British America, and it required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London.
The Townshend Act: 1767: The Townshend act was five laws that were used to raise revenue in the colonies to pay the salaries of government people
Boston Massacre: 1770: The Boston Massacre was when men from the British Army killed five men from the colonies and injured six others at the same time.
Committees of Correspondents: 1773: The Committee coordinated their responses to Britain attacks and they shared their plans.
The Tea Act: 1773: Its principal overt objective was to reduce the massive surplus of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company in its London warehouses.
The Boston Tea Party: 1773: After officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor
1st Continental Congress: 1774: It consisted of fifty-six delegates from twelve of the Thirteen Colonies that would become the United States of America.
2nd Continental Congress: 1775: Congress issued a petition entitled "The Declaration of Rights and Grievances" to King George III, the King of Great Britain. The Delegates adopted a strategy where the colonies would prepare for war while the Congress continued to pursue reconciliation.
Battle of Lexington and Concord: 1775: The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. They were fought on April 19, 1775, in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, and Cambri
Battle of Bunker Hill: 1775: The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775, mostly on and around Breed's Hill, during the Siege of Boston early in the American Revolutionary War. The battle is named after the nearby Bunker Hill, which was unimportantly involved in the battle
Battle of Saratoga: 1777: The battles were fought eighteen days apart on the same ground, 9 miles (14 km) south of Saratoga, New York. It was known as the turning point of the war.
Battle of Yorktown: 1781: This was a victory by a combined force of American Continental Army troops led by General George Washington and French Army troops led by the Comte de Rochambeau over a British Army commanded by Lieutenant General Lord Cornwallis.
Declaration of Independence: 1776: This was a major document that was written to declare their independence from Great Britain.
Treaty of Paris (American Revolution): 1783: The Treaty of Paris ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain on one side and the United States of America and its allies on the other.
what did the colonists think of the proclamation line of 1763 they were unhappy because they gave most of the land away
olive branch petition a petition that was sent to the king that declared that they wanted to be loyal subjects if they took the tax off of everything
"shot heard round the world" first shot of the war and they don't know what side started it
"don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes" quote said while the were defending bunker hill and were running out of ammunition
Declaration of independence: the 4 parts preamble part 1 part 2 conclusion
Who wrote the declaration of independence? Thomas Jefferson
Who was left out of the declaration of independence? women
Colonist's advantages familiar to the land blended in to the land good generals GW didn't follow the rules of war shard shooters FRENCH
Colonist's disadvantages not a lot of ammunition small population
British advantages large population a lot of ammunition great navy a lot of practice
British disadvantages red uniforms DISTANCE war was not popular
Reasons of victory: french helped
Created by: jre33