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H3- American Rev.

The American Revolution

What's another name for the French & Indian War? The Seven Years' War
What year did the French and Indian War end? 1763
What ended the French and Indian War? The Treaty of Paris 1763
Who was fighting in the French & Indian War? French and Indians VS The English
What was the reason that they were fighting? Both France and England wanted the territory in the Ohio Valley.
Who won the French & Indian War? The English
What did the Proclamation of 1763 prevent the colonists from doing? Moving west beyond the Appalachian mountains
The proclamation of 1763 had how many main goals? 3
What were the proclamation of 1763's main goals? 1. Establish peace with the American Indians 2. Hoped to start a trade relationship 3. The British could better defend and maintain colonies by building forts along the Proclamation
What was the Stamp Act? A tax on all paper goods that required you to buy a government stamp
Who did the Stamp Act affect? English colonists
When did the Stamp Act start? 1765-1776
Why did the Stamp Act happen? Because England was in a lot of debt from the French & Indian War
How did Georgia feel towards the Stamp Act? They were unhappy with it but they liked their royal governor, so they just went along with it. They didn't like the taxation without representation.
What were the groups opposing England called? Liberty Boys
What is the Boston port act? England closed all shipping ports in Boston in retaliation to the Boston tea party
What is the Quartering act? If asked, You must provide housing for British soldiers.
What is the Massachusetts Government act? Took away the government from a colony. Only allowed to hold one meeting per year.
What is the Quebec act? Expanded the British Canadian territory south of Ohio Valley. We lost land and were upset.
What is the Administration of Justice Act? All trials were moved to Britain
Where did the 1st Continental Congress meet? Philadelphia in 1774
Every colony was there except for ? Georgia
Before the Second Continental Congress could meet, what happened? Fighting broke out between the British and Americans
King George III said they would not get independence without what? A fight
Where was the 1st armed conflict of the American Revolution? Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, on April 19th
The Declaration of Independence was adopted when? July 4, 1776
What are the 3 sections of the Declaration of Independence? Preamble, List of Grievances and Official declaration
What was the Preamble? Explains why colonists wanted to separate from Britain. The intro to the declaration of Independence
What was the List of Grievances? A list of 27 complaints against King George III
What was the Official declaration? The colonists became free from British rule and all connections with Great Britain
What is a Patriot? Someone who wanted freedom from British rule.
What is a Loyalist? Someone who wanted to stay under British rule.
When did Savannah fall to the British? Dec 29, 1778
British were attacked by a militia lead by what two people? John Dooly and Elijah Clarke
Surprise attack lead to Patriot victory- caused the British to withdraw from Augusta. What was this battle called? The Battle of Kettle Creek
When was the largest battle of the American Revolution, and what was it called? Happened in Fall 1779. Battle was known as Siege of Savannah
How long did the Siege of Savannah last? 90 minutes
What is the second bloodiest battle of the entire war? Siege of Savannah
What granted America Independence? Treaty of Paris 1783
What was America's first written Government? Articles of Confederation
What two people from Georgia signed the constitution? Abraham Baldwin & William Few Jr
What was the Articles of Confederation changed into because of how weak it was? Why was it re-written? The US Constitution. Because of how weak it was.
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