REvolutionary War 2

REvolutionary War 2

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  • Revolutionary War
  • French and Indian War
  • Proclamation of 1763
  • Stamp Act
  • Quartering Act
  • The Boston Massacre
  • The American Revolutionary War was the securing of independence from Great Britain by the people from the 13 colonies.
  • Tea Act
  • The French and the English were fighting over the land over the Ohio River because of the valuable fur trade.
  • The Boston Tea Party
  • After the French and Indian, Britain had control over all North America. To keep peace with the Indians they issued the proclamation of 1763 British couldn't pass , West of the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Intolerable Act
  • Colonists were required to pay for an official stamp, or seal when they bought paper items. Colonists refused to pay for it.
  • Different Views (Perspectives)
  • British were making colonists pay to keep British soldiers warm and comfortable by providing housing and this grow tension between the British and the Soldiers.
  • Loyalists
  • Bostonian colonists saw the British troops as a threat from the British government to the Massachusetts critics. Colonists began taunting British soldiers and yelling at them. British soldiers fried at the crowd killing 5 people
  • Patriots
  • May 10, 1773 an act called the Tea Act was passed by the parliament. It's only purpose was to reduce the massive overabundance of tea and allowed the British East India company to sell tea directly to the colonists.
  • The Boston tea party was the result of “taxation without representation”, Colonists thought they were unfairly being charged for tea and they dressed as Native Americans, got into the ships and threw the tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • The Intolerable Acts were the punishment to the colonists because of the Boston Tea Party and they thought it would strengthen the control over the colonies.
  • The Loyalists, Patriots and Neutralists had different ways of thinking about Independance
  • These people who called themselves "Loyalists" were the people who sided and remained loyal to the British during the American Revolution.
  • The Patriots were colonists who rebelled against the British during the American Revolution. The patriots wanted to be independent from the British.
  • Neutralists
  • Important Events
  • Meeting of the First Continental Congress
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Meeting of the Second Continental Congress
  • Thomas Paine
  • Neutralists were those men and women that weren't completely loyal to the British but refused to involve themselves in the rebellion.
  • Common Sense
  • The Decleration of Independence
  • During this gathering, people who were concerned about the relationship between the British government and the colonies made the Declaration of RIghts and sent it to King George the 3rd.
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers, was one of the authors of the Declaration of Independence and he also helped negotiate the Treaty of Paris in 1783.
  • The signing of The Declaration of Independence
  • Because King George ignored the Declaration of Rights the continental congress decided to meet a second time. This time preparing for war by gathering the Continental Army and peace by issuing the Olive Branch Petition.
  • John Adams
  • Thomas Paine was the author of both The Common Sense and The American Crisis.
  • Samuel Addams
  • An anonymous pamphlet arguing against British control over the American colonists. Written by Thomas Paine, the author of both the Common Sense and The American Crisis, argued monarchy should not make laws and hand that job over to the citizens.
  • The colonies were at war when the Second Continental Congress decided to declare America free from British control. One of its authors was Benjamin Franklin. The main author was Thomas Jefferson.
  • The third president of the USA and one of the authors of the Declaration of Independence. Also, responsible for the Louisiana Purchase.
  • John HAncock was the president of the Continentan Congress and he was the first one to sign the document. The last person to sign the document was in the year 1777.
  • John Adams was the father of John Quincy Adams and he was one of the founding fathers. He also was the second president of the USA.
  • He was one of the founding fathers as wellas the organizer of the Boston Teaa Party. He also signed the declaration of independence.
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