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French And Indian war After the war, Britain started taxing the colonists to help pay back the war debt.
Sugar Act Taxed not only sugar, but coffee, cloth, indigo, and wine.
Stamp Act Taxed anything that was printed on paper
Townshend Act Taxed tea, glass, lead, paints, and paper that the colonies imported; was later repealed, but the tax on tea reminded.
Boston Massacre Fight between British soldiers and colonists; 5 colonists were killed
Tea Act Allowed in the East india Tea Company of Britain to sell tea in America at a cheap price. The Tea Act made taxed tea even cheaper than smuggled tea. If the colonists brought the taxed team they would be paying a British tax, which still upset them,
Boston Tea Party Dozens Of Sons of Liberty dressed up as Mohawk Indians and boarded ships in the Boston Harbor illegal. They threw the unwanted tea into the Boston Harbor.
Intolerable Acts After the Boston Tea Party, Lord Frederick North, passed the coercive acts to punish the colonists.
First Continentale congress Delegates , or Representatives, from each colony met in Philadelphia to discuss the Intolerable acts.
Battle of Lexington and Concord The British learned that Patriots were storing Gunpowder and cannons in Concord, Massachusetts. They sent soldiers to destroy supplies.
Battle of Lexington and Concord (Battle) The British reached Lexington just before sunrise. They were met by a small group of minutemen. The British told them to leave. As they turned to leave, a shot was fired. No one knows which side the British or the colonists, shot first.
Battle of Bunker Hill Militia leaders chose to build a fort on Bunker Hill. The hill have them advantage to fire cannons at the British soldiers in Boston. It also made it difficult for the British soldiers to attack them, The militia chose to build the fort on Breed's Hill..
Battle of Trenton Washington decided to surprise attack an enemy camp in Trenton, NJ. Washington's army crossed the DElaware River and attacked Trenton during the night. His army took almost 1,000 prisoners. They were victorius (Patriots)
Battle of Saratoga The battle of Saratoga was considered a turning point in the war. Ben Franklin had been trying to get help with the war from France. After the Victory Of Saratoga, France was convinced that the Americans could win the war with Britain. France sent money.
Winter at Valley Forge During the winter of 1777, the Continental Army was forced to stay in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania after the British captured Philadelphia. There were no huts to sleep on, so soldiers had to sleep on the frozen ground. There was little food.
Battle of Yorktown The french Navy blocked Yorktown Harbor, so Cornwallis could not be rescued by British ships. Cornwallis was trapped. The british army surrendered at Yorktown. The battle of Yorktown was the last major battle of the War for Independence.
George Washington Leader of the Army (Soon to be 1st president)
Thomas Jefferson Wrote the Dec. of Independence.
John Adams Served as a diplomat in Europe and helped negotiate the Treaty of Paris , which officially ended the American Revolutionary War
Thomas Paine Was a radical writer who emigrated from England to America
John Hancock Hancock was one of Boston's leaders during the crisis that led to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War in 1775
Paul Revere Paul Revere is famous for being the Horse man who yells "THE BRITISH ARE COMING"
Benedict Arnold was an early American hero of the Revolutionary War, who later became one of the most infamous traitors in U.S. history after he switched sides and fought for the British.
King George III Ordered the Red Coats to attack colonists
Crispus Attucks was the first person killed in the Boston massacre,
Charles Cornwallies led several successful early campaigns during the American Revolution, securing British victories at New York, Brandywine and Camden.
Benjamin Franklin was part of the five-member committee that helped draft the Declaration of Independence, in which the 13 American colonies declared their freedom from British rule
Patrick Henry he stirred the seeds of discord with his famous Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death speech to the Virginia Assembly in 1775.
Samuel Adams Adams helped formulate resistance to the Stamp Act and played a vital role in organizing the Boston Tea Party
Lord North vacillating leadership contributed to the loss of Great Britain's American colonies in the American Revolution
Baron von Steuben a Prussian military officer, arrives at General George Washington's encampment at Valley Forge on this day in 1778 and commences training soldiers in close-order drill, instilling new confidence and discipline in the demoralized Continental Army.
Preamble Introduction;States why the declaration is being written
Declaration Of Rights States all people are equal and have the right to life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
Bill of Indictment States all of the complaints the colonists had against the King and Parliament
Statement of Independence States the colonies independence from Britain
Signatures Where delegates to congress signed their names
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