American revolution

American Revolution 1754-1783

By WestonK
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    George Washington

    He was a general for British in French and Indian war. He was General in American Revoulation. He became the president. He's 6'3
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    French and Indian War

    France But some forts up in undisputed area. British hire George Washington to take down the fort. Then It leads up to 7 years of war over a little bit of land. The British win
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Taxes Sugar and other things. It goes under the Mo lases act which made you have to pay tax for basically everything you buy. now.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    This act made it so lead, paper, glass and paint are taxed. So it made the Americans Evan angrier than ever.
  • Boston Massicure

    Boston Massicure
    Boston Massicure was when the citizens were rioting and protesting against taxation. Through all the confusion British shot 5 Citizens.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Tea Act 1773 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. The principal objective was to reduce the massive amount of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company in its London warehouses and to help the financially struggling company survive.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Boston Tea Party was done by sons of liberty. They only threw tea over because they were protesting against the Tea Act.
  • Intolerable Acts.

    Intolerable Acts.
    Was made to punish the Americans for dumping a lot of tea in the harbor. So the harbor was closed until it payed its tax. Set up new governor there so he would be loyal to the British.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the Thirteen Colonies who met from September 5 to October 26, 1774, at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, early in the American Revolution.
  • 1775. Lexington and Concord

    1775. Lexington and Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. The battles were fought on April 19, 1775 in Middle (I dont want to say the other word) County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy, and Cambridge.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Battle over Charleston, Massachusetts. The British won the Americans and Americans lost 100 men.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    To decide to stay with Great Britain. Or pay them taxes. Or get representatives. Most of them wanted Independence.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Its basically saying it's common sense, to go against the British. It's also for to boost moral for Americans against the British.
  • Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette signs declaration of Independence.

    Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette signs declaration of Independence.
    He signed the Declaration of Independence. He served in the continental army. And He was a Hero.Born: September 6, 1757, Died: May 20, 1834.
  • The Declaration of Independence. 1776

    The Declaration of Independence. 1776
    The Declaration of Independence was written By Thomas Jefferson,Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman and Robert R Livingston. Interesting fact they were done with it on July 2. But delivered it to the British on July 4.
  • Battle of Fort Washington

    The Americans held the Fort. The British Overtook the fort. A disappointing loss for the Americans.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    The Hessian's Defending the town. (hessian's aka Germans were hired by the British for being soldiers.)George Washington and his troops went and defeated them. One of the Biggest American Victory's.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    The Battle of Princeton was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, fought near Princeton, New Jersey on January 3, 1777. General Lord Cornwallis had left 1,400 British troops under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Manhood in Princeton. But the American's won.
  • Benedict Arnold Turns Traitor

    Benedict Arnold Turns Traitor
    He use to fight for Americans. He switched to the British and fought for them.
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    Battles of Saratoga. 1777

    The Battles of Sara toga marked the climax of the Sara toga campaign, giving a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.
  • Battle of Germantown

    Battle of Germantown
    The Battle of Germantown was a major engagement in the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War. It was fought on October 4, 1777, at Germantown, Pennsylvania, between the British Army led by Sir William Howe, and the American Continental Army under George Washington!
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    The Americans are trapped in the winter. So they camp in the Valley of Forge for the rest of winter of 1777-1778
  • Battle of Monmouth

    Battle of Monmouth
    A Tactile Draw on both sides of the battlefield. They both fled away the same time.
  • Battle of Camden.

    The battle of Camden was a Major Victory for the British. In the southern theater. The British had Major victories.
  • Battle of Kings Mountain

    The British tried to get the southern states. But the Patriots came and wrecked them.
  • Battle of Cow pens

    Battle of Cow pens
    The British and The American's fought for hours. After that the British fled and It marked an American Victory
  • Battle of Guilford Court House

    Battle of Guilford Court House
    The Battle of Guilford Court House was fought on March 15, 1781, during the American Revolutionary War, at a site which is now in Greensboro, the seat of Guilford County, North Carolina.
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    Siege of Yorktown

    There were little skirmishes against the British then it became a siege. Where all the French/ American Soldiers surrounded Yorktown. The British tried waiting it out. But they ran out of food and most of soldiers so they surrendered.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris, signed in Paris by representatives of King George III of Great Britain and representatives of the United States of America on September 3, 1783, ended the American Revolutionary War.
  • Credits.

    Thanks To google and Wikepidea for getting all this information for the American Revolution.