Intro Utilizing her time machine, the teacher, along with her students, go back in time in order to properly explain the American Revolution. Wooosh!
Class, it is time to go back in time
Causes of the American Revolution In 1764, the British passed the Currency Act, abolishing the colonial money systems in exchange for the British sterling. The stamp act in 1765 taxed all paper documents,while the Sugar Act of 1764 taxed sugar imports. Another law passed by the British on the colonies was the Quartering Act, which forced soldier housing in colonies.
No more taxation!
Causes of the American Revolution The concepts of the Enlightenment influenced the American Revolution. Thinkers stressed that the government should take in mind the general will of the people, that all men have the right to life, liberty, and property. The Americans utilized these ideologies as a means of motivation to fight against the British, evident in Jefferson's Declaration of Independence.
Leaders George Washington was the commander of the Continental Army, fighting in battles such as the battles of Trent, Long Island, and Monmouth. British General Cornwallis participated in the battle of Yorktown, as well as having multiple victories in New York. American Horatio Gate lead the battle of Sara toga, a major win, as well as the disastrous Camden.
We want independence!
Battle of Lexington and Concord The Battle of Concord was a series of small battles at Lexington and Concord, marking the beginning of the revolutionary war. The British first fought with 77 militia men at Lexington, then marched to Concord for their weapons cache, only to fight with more militiamen. Minutemen constantly joined the fight, causing the British to make a swift retreat to Boston. This fight sparked the beginning of the Revolutionary war. Click To EditThe Battle of Lexington and Concord were a series of small battles between the Americans and the British, being the first battle of the American Revolution. The British first fought on Lexington, killing off many militia, then going to Concord to look for weapons. Help Insert ParagraphUndoes the last commandRedoes the last commandTabUntabSet a bold styleSet a italic styleSet a underline styleSet a strikethrough styleClean a styleSet left alignSet center alignSet right alignSet full alignToggle unordered listToggle ordered listOutdent on current paragraphIndent on current paragraphChange current block's format as a paragraph(P tag)Change current block's format as H1Change current block's format as H2Change current block's format as H3Change current block's format as H4Change current block's format as H5Change current block's format as H6Insert horizontal rulelinkDialog.show Summernote 0.8.11 · Project · Issues
The British are coming to Concord!
Battle of Bunker Hill The Battle of Bunker Hill, taking place on June 17th, 1775, was won by the British, the Americans forced to retreat. The two generals of the battle were American General Prescott and British General Howe. Despite the lose, the battle raised American spirit and showed to the British that this would be a long and costly war. In this battle,