The american reveloution

The american reveloution

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  • The Stamp Act
  • we do not like being ruled by a country 3000 miles away !!!
  • The Boston Massacure 
  • When Private Hugh Montgomery was hit by an object thrown by the mob he shot into the mob the other soldiers soon started firing  and at the end of it five colonists were dead or dying—Crispus Attucks, Patrick Carr, Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, and James Caldwell
  • The Boston Tea Party
  • The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament on March 22,1765. The tax required the American people to a tax on every piece of printed paper they used. Thomas Hutchinson was the Governor of Massachusetts and enforced all the taxes. The people who were loyalist and agreed with the tax were feathered and tarred. The colonist group was called the sons of liberty. The colonist's did not like British taxes and rebelled against it as it did not help the Americas. 
  •     The Boston Tea Party #2
  • . The acts took away self-governance and rights of Massachusetts. They were key developments in the outbreak of the American Revolution in 1775.
  • The Boston Massacre was an incident on March 5, 1770, in which British soldiers shot and killed several people while under attack by an angry mob on Kings street. The first to be killed was an African American by the name of Crispus Attucks. He is commonly known as the first martyr of the American Revolution. This was used as propaganda by the American colonists and was spread across all the colonies to spread anger and hate for the British 
  • The Battle Of Lexington
  • Later on the shot that started the fighting  would be named "The shot heard around the world" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The Boston Tea Party took place on December 16th, 1773. It was a protest by the American Colonists against the British in regards to the tea taxes that had been imposed on them. The tax was a political move on Britain's side to regain control on the colonies. 100 men dressed in Indian garbs and painted there faces black to protect their identities as they were committing treason. They split into three groups and each invaded a ship and threw the tea in the Boston harbor
  • The Battle Of Concord
  •  The Americans sent minute men to nearby towns to get more men to fight for them
  •  As a result of the Boston Tea Party, the British shut down Boston Harbor until all of the 340 chests of British East India Company tea were paid for. This was implemented under the 1774 Intolerable Acts and known as the Boston Port Act.The Intolerable acts was the term used by the colonists for a series of laws past to punish the Americans for the Boston tea party. 
  • The battle of Lexington was the first battle of the american revolution. The battle of Lexington was a small battle with the British forces heavily outweighing the small forces of the militia men. When the British arrived at Lexington  there were only 80 militia men who were lead by Captain John Parker. he British were lead by Major John Pitcain. While both were armed, neither side were expecting a fight. In the confusion a shot was fired which set of the fighting 
  • This was the first battle won by the Americans.After the battle of Lexington the Americans retreated back to Concord. The British came to Concord looking for the American's weapon stash. While the British were looking. more and more men gathered at the bridge. The Americans defeated the British at the foot of the bridge. The British retreated but the Americans continued to attack. The British lost 73 men and the Americans lost 49 men
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