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Road to Revolution

Leading up to the American Revolution

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What were the rights included in the Declaration of Independence? Life, Liberty, the Pursuit of Happiness
Why was "taxation without representation" upsetting to some colonists? The colonists had no vote or choice in what Parliament did.
Why were George Washington and Thomas Jefferson important in the American Revolution? They helped Americans work towards having more freedom.
What is a sudden, complete change, like the overthrow of a government? A revolution.
What was "Common Sense"? It was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine which tried to convince colonists to push for independence from Britain.
Where were the first shots of the American Revolution fired? Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts
What two groups were fighting in the American Revolution? The Americans were often called "patriots" or "colonists", while the British soldiers were called "Redcoats" or "Lobsterbacks".
What was British Imperial Policy? This describes how Great Britain ran its colonies, with a main goal being to make a profit off of the colonies by controlling their trade.
How did the French and Indian War help lead to the American Revolution? In order to pay back war debts (money borrowed that must be paid back), Britain raised taxes on the American colonies, angering many colonists.
Why were British soldiers traveling to Concord, Massachusetts, in April, 1775? To destroy military supplies the colonists had been stockpiling in this town.
In what year did the Stamp Act become law? 1765
What was the main purpose of the Declaration of Independence? It was written to explain that the colonies wanted to be free from Great Britain.
Define "independence". To be free to govern yourself.
Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson
Colonists dressed as Indians boarded British ships, broke open crates of tea, and dumped it into the harbor. This sentence describes what famous event? The Boston Tea Harbor
Why did Britain raise taxes on the American colonies during the 1760s? More funds were needed to pay back war debts from the French and Indian War.
What was a result of Paul Revere's famous ride? The Minutemen in Lexington and Concord were ready for the British army's attack.
When and where was the Declaration of Independence written? It was written in June and July of 1776 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Created by: briansegool