gentian-french indian war

By rnovak
  • french and indian war

    french and indian war
    was fought between france and england over lands in the ohio river valley. the british won but had alot of debt after the war. britain told the colinists that they would have to pay for the war by taxes the colonists resisted.
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    the stamp act placed a tax on paper the colinists did not like this and said:no taxation without reperesitation. colonists orginized a stamp act congresswitch sent a patition to the king and declared boycott on british imports or goods that to the reapel of the stamp act.
  • tea act

    tea act
    the tea act was not a tax it was a law passed by british parlimant stating that only the east india a british company could sell to the 13 colinies . the boston tea party caused intolereable acts.
  • the intolerable acts

    the intolerable acts
    britain closed the boston harbor and took away the right of massachussests to govern itself .britain.wanted to pay for the tea they dumped.the first continental congress established a boycott on all trade with britain.
  • lexington and concord

    lexington and concord
    the first shots of the revolutionary war were fired here.known as the shot that was heard around the world.the british went to lexington to capture trouble makers.and to concord to to destroy the colonists military supplies. minuet men were ready. when the british red coats arrived at lexington.
  • the battle of bunker hill

    the battle of bunker hill
    american troops were forced to surrender when they ran out of gun powder.the british had many to die inthis battle.during this battle americans hid behind rocks and trees to fight the british.the battle showed the americans that they would need allies to supply amunition.
  • the battle of saratoga

    the battle of saratoga
    the turning pointe for the american patriots. american forces deafeted the british in there attempt to split the colinies at the hudson river. because of this victory the french werte willing to enter an alliance with the americans witch brought financial and help the french navy.
  • the battle of cowpens

    the battle of cowpens
    an important american battle in south carolina that showed the corporation of regular continental army and its helpers the country men led the attack and then fled the feild and triked the british into thinking the americans were reatreatinginsted the british were lured into the regular army were they were deafeted
  • the battle of york town

    the battle of york town
    the final battle of the war the french back added the british ships the british could not escape or surrender. by the american and french forces the british were deafeted and surrenderd