Revolutionary war

Revolutionary War

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    Revolutionary War

  • stamp act

    stamp act
    The Stamp Act required that all colonists buy special tax stamps for all kinds of products and activities.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    An event in which the British Troops were shooting at the colonists that surrounded them, only 5 people died, and it was considered a massacre because the colonists had no weapons.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A group of colonists called the Sons of Liberty stopped the East India Company from unloading their tea by dumping it into the harbor.
  • shot heard 'round the world

    shot heard 'round the world
    The shot heard round the world was the firsrt shot, fired by an unknown, of the American Revolution. Afterwards, the British opened fire killing 8 Americans.
  • Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge

    Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge
    Though the battle was a small one, the implications were large. It gave the colonists relief, because the American colonies stope fighting.
  • Declaration of independance

    Declaration of independance
    A document that states the fact that we work as one, and not as 13 individual colonies.
  • battle of saratoga-

    battle of saratoga-
    The American victory at Saratoga was a major turning point in the war for Independence, heartening the supporters of independence and convincing France to enter in the war as an ally of the fledgling United States.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    Losing his grip on the Carolinas, Cornwallis marched his army into Virginia and seized Yorktown and Gloucester, towns on each side of the York River.