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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?
|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!"?
|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?
|When did the Americans have a formal declaration of independence?
|Summer of 1776