American Revolution

American Revolution

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  • Proclamation Line
  • You can't move any further than this. To the west is propererty of the indians
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord
  • This is our land
  • Boston Massacre
  • You caused a lot of problems to us
  • He looks dangerous lets get him
  • After the french and indian war (1763), King George III made the proclamation line. the line was drawn along the Appalachian mountains. It forbade colonist to move west. This line angered many colonist because they wanted keep moving west. But this line didn't matter to the colonist so they kept moving west and this disobedient act caused more tensions between the colonist and British
  • Boston Tea Party
  • Thats all the tea chests
  • The battles of lexington and Concord marked the start of the american revolution. In April 18, 1775 groups of patriots known as minutemen went in battle against 700 british soldiers. The colonist won the battle. These battles were the beginning to their independence.
  • French and indian War
  • In March 1770 there was a scuffle between Boston colonist and British soldiers. Soldiers fired and killed 5 colonist. Patriots quickly publicized the event. The colonies organized committees to inform each other of local events. This made colonies closer and angrier because of what the British do. The colonist went from protests to the revolution.
  • Declaration of Independence
  • lets go sign the declaration
  • In December 1773, colonist were mad at the tea act. It was a new law that gave the british control over all the tea sold in the the colonies. It would give the british company a monopoly over the tea in colonies. A group of patriots attacked the british merchant ships. They through 342 chests of tea in boston harbor. This caused even more problems between colonist and British. Which led to the american revolution
  • The French and indian war (1776) was the beginning of all the problems between the colonist and British. The 7 years war cost a lot of money for the British. The British had lost all the profits they won from the colonies.The British tried to get their money they lost in the war from taxing the colonist. Taxing the colonist didn't work and it just made colonist angrier.
  • In July 2nd, 1776 the continental congress took a vote in favor of independence. 2 days later on July 4th it adopted the declaration of independence. In the preamble it said the reasons they can separate from Britain, the rest was divided into 3 parts natural rights, List of grievances, and the resolution. This was the most significant move in the revolution because colonist finally declared their independence. They became a new nation.
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