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lesson 2

war with france Cost britain a lot of money, wanted colonists to pay for the war.
british taxes molasses, newspapers, and tea sugar, and stamp
colonist reaction getting angry, felt unfair, did not want to obey them.
document a piece of paper that has official information written on it.
independence polotical freedom from control by another country
representative people who are chosen to do something for someone else
revolt astrong and often violent action against the government.
tax money added to something you buy, or subtracted from a paycheck that goes to the government.
treaty an official written agreement.
british goods british tax good colonists boycott british good
boston tea party colonists dressed as native americans climb into british ships and dump tea
british reaction want to punishcolonists close bston harbor send troops
idea of independence some colonists think colonies should be free decide to ACT if british do not give more freedom
april 19 1775 british marched from boston to lexington and concornd to take the colonists weapon
battles of lexington and concord was the beginning of the war for independence colonists fought back
thomas jefferson wrote the declaration of independence, was the third president of united state.
declaration of independence thomas jeffreson wrote it. explaning why the colonists wanted to be independence. it was signed on july4, 1776
george washington led the colonists in many battle. first presedent, people love him
treaty of paris britain and the colonies signed it in 1783. made the colonies one independence nation
after independence each colony become a state with its own government
1787 meeting in philadelphia state sent representatives wrote a new plan of government called it the united state constitution
george washington chosen as first presedent of united state he was much loved by people of the united state. led US to the victory.
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