American revolution

American Revolution

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    American revolutuion

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Since the British wanted to avoid further wars with native americans the issued the Proclamation of 1763. It would'nt let anyone go and settle in the west of a line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The stamp acty was a direct tax made by the british parliment. People had to have stamps on certain supplies and the stamps were the tax.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a street fight between patriots and soldiers. The patriots were using rocks and stones while the soldiers fired line after line of gun ammo.
  • Battle of Alamance

    Battle of Alamance
    The Battle of Alamance is fought in NC because of taxation and local government is a battle of local government vs. the king.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A group of Americans called the sons of liberty organized an attack on the east india company. They unloaded the tea that the ship that held the tea was on.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The Congress demanded the official end of the Intolerable Acts and stated that colonists have rights on decideing the goverment and tax's themselves. The Congress also decided to make a new boycott on British goods.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    This was a meeting about what to do about the delegates from New England wanting to declare independence.Nearly all of the delegates thought they needed to prepare for war.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The British General William Howe had decided to attack straight up a hill. More than a 1000 British soldiers were killed and 400 Americans also, but the British won the fight, but not without a fatal blow.
  • Declaratiion of Independence

    Declaratiion of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was basically a writing stating America's independence once they had independece from Britian. There were also reason why the colonists wanted to break away from Britian.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    A rebellion in New York that changed the thoughts of all americians. It rose hopes that americans had a chance of beating the British when they made this victory,