Revolutionary War Starting

Revolutionary War Starting

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  • Proclamation of 1763
  • I can't believe England! We have done nothing but give them money, and now they restrict our freedom! We can't even go on the land we spilled blood for in battle!
  • England has now set a law forbidding any crossing west of the Appalachian Mountains! Now we can't even use the land we fairly won in the war, we spilled blood in this fight!
  • Boston Massacre 1770
  • These darn colonists! They keep trying to invade the Customs House, and this happened. I hope this is a sign to others with the same
  • These darn colonists! They keep trying to invade the Customs House, and this is what became of them. I hope this is an example for those with the same motive to think twice about double crossing England!
  • Boston Tea Party 1773
  • My fellow colonists and I just finished raiding an English ship full of tea! That'll show England next time they decide to treat us this!
  • The Proclamation Line of 1763 was put into place by England to keep the colonists from moving West. This enraged the colonists, and most of them continued to cross the line.
  • Intolerable Acts 1774
  • Colonists kept protesting and revolting against England. Guards were posted outside the Customs House and eventually led to a shooting. A total of 5 colonists were killed.
  • The First Continental Congress 1774
  • The Boston Tea Party was a result of England forcing the colonists to buy tea only from them. The colonists weren't happy, so they raided a English ship full of tea, losing England millions of dollars in modern day currency.
  • Lexington and Concord 1775
  •   The Intolerable Acts was a punishment to the colonists for the Boston Tea Party. Town Meeting were prohibited, the Boston legislatures weren't allowed to meet, and all business was closed in Boston.
  • You guys treat us like slaves! You restrict our freedom to whatever you want, this is so unfair!
  • Representatives from 12 our of the 13 colonies met in Philadelphia to discuss what is happening is New England, and the English Parliament. Unlike most the events around this time, this was a positive thing for the colonies. This overall boosted the colonies mood.
  • The English Parliament denied all of the colonists requests, which made the colonists filled with rage. Troops tried to find all the colonies weapons, and a English troop fired, which begun The Revolutionary War.
  • Your requests are outrageous!  The English Parliament denies all of them!
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