American Revolution

  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Colonists were upset with the all the taxes so. They then shouted, threw snowballs, and rocks at the soldiers. The soldiers fired back killing five and wounded six.
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  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A large crowd gathered at the harbor then a large group of men boarded the ship disguised as Native Americans. During the next three hours they threw 342 cases of tea into the harbor. The crowd cheered as they destroyed 90,000 punds of tea worth thousands of dollars.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Laws passed by the Parliment.
    Closed the port of Boston
    Increased power of royal governer, abolished uppers house of Massachusetts and cut the powers of town meetings.
    Strengthened the Quartering act from 1765
  • "The Shot Hear Round the World"

    "The Shot Hear Round the World"
    The shot that started the Revolutionary War
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    A battle between the British and the Americans when the British general decided to go straight up the hill. the British failed on the first two attempts but suceeded on the third only because the Americans ran out of anumition
  • Battle of Moore's Creek

    Battle of Moore's Creek
    A battle fought near Wilmington North Carolina in which the Americans won.
  • Decleration of Independence

    Decleration of Independence
    A writing that declares independence for the Americans from British.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The Battle of Yorktown was the last major battle in the Revolutionary war, in which the british surrendered to the Americans.