American Revolution

  • French and Indian War

    It was a war between French and Great Britian
    Britian was in debt and raised taxes to pay back war debt
    It escalated from a reginal affair to a world wide conflict
  • Sugar Act

    The goal was to decrease smuggling and it was an indirect tax which added cost to sugar.
    Issued writs of assistance which allowed them to search ur property without a warrent.
  • Declaratory Act

    It was another name for the american colonies act
    Parliament repealed the Sugar Act because the boycotts were hurting British trade and used the declaration to justify the repeal and save face.
  • Boston Massacre

    This was the act of which the colonists through snow balls and sticks at the british soilders.
    They got scared and started shotting and there were of 9 americans and 5 died
  • Tea Act

    This was supposed to convince the colonists to purchase company tea therefore implicitly agreeing to accept Parliament's right of taxation
    The taxes that were on tea mad the people mad a through 1.3 million dollars worth of tea into the harbor
  • Lexington & Concord

    This was the first military engagements of the revolutionary war.
    This battle marked the outbreak of armed conflict between Great Britian and the 13 colonies.
  • Declaration of Independence

    It was once the nations most cherished symbol of liberty and jefferson's most enduring monument.
    It was a summary of of the individuals of liberty