Road to Revolution

Road to Revolution

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  • The Intolerable Acts
  • I will make laws to punish them.
  • Battles at Lexington and Concord
  • Continental Congress Meets
  • We must be ready for war. They will not scare us!
  • Parliament passed the Intolerable acts to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea party.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill
  • In April 1775, British soliders went to find hidden weapons. Minutemen were waiting to attack.
  • Olive Branch Petition
  • They met to prepare for war. John Hancock was elected the president of the Congress
  • Declaration Of Independence, 1776
  • The Patriots lost but they proved they could take on the British.
  • Yes, but we proved we can take you.
  • We won!
  • The Olive Branch Petition was a request for peace to the king so they could avoid war.
  • It was written mainly written by Thomas Jefferson. It formerly announced the colonies freedom from Great Britain.
  • We are finally free!
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