American Revolution

  • Writ of assistance

    Writ of assistance
    A writ assistance is a written order issued by a court instructing a law enforcement such as a tax collector.
  • John Locke's Social contract

    John Locke's Social contract
    John Locke's conception of the social contract differed from Hobbes' in several fundamental ways, retaining only the central notion that persons in a state of nature would willingly come together to form a state.
  • french and Indain war

    french and Indain war
    colonies of British america against New France each side were supported by military units from the parents country.
  • treaty of Paris

    treaty of Paris
    singed in Paris by representative of king George III of great Britain and representative of the united state of america and ended the american revolutionary war
  • proclamation of 1763

    proclamation of 1763
    After Britain won the Seven Years' War and gained land in North America, it issued the Royal Proclamation of 1763, which prohibited American colonists from settling west of Appalachia. The Treaty of Paris, which marked the end of the French and Indian War, granted Britain a great deal of valuable North American land.
  • sugar act & colonist response

    sugar act & colonist response
    great Britain had borrowed so much money during the war that it nearly doubled the national debt.So it was like away to get Some money
  • treaty of paris

    treaty of paris
    The Treaty of Paris of 1763 ended the French and Indian War/Seven Years' War between Great Britain and France, as well as their respective allies. In the terms of the treaty, France gave up all its territories in mainland North America, effectively ending any foreign military threat to the British colonies there
  • American revolution war (1)

    American revolution war (1)
    The American Revolutionary War, also known as the American War of Independence, was an 18th-century war between Great Britain and its Thirteen Colonies which declared independence as the United States of America
  • American revolution war (2)

    American revolution war (2)
    colonists were frustrated because Britain forced them to pay taxes, yet did not give them any representation in the British Parliament.The 13 American colonies fought for independence from British rule to become the United States.
  • American revolution (3)

    American revolution (3)
    American battle deaths: 4,435.
    Congress chose George Washington as commander and chief of America's armed forces.
    The Battle of Saratoga was the first great American victory of the war and is widely believed to have been the turning point that led America to triumph over Britain.
    The Treaty of Paris was signed in 1783, and Great Britain acknowledged America's independence. The treaty established a northern boundary with Canada and set the Mississippi River as the western boundary.
  • stamp act & colonist response

    stamp act & colonist response
    the British Parliament passed the "Stamp Act" to help pay for British troops stationed in the colonies during the Seven Years' War.
  • Sons of liberty & colonist response

    Sons of liberty & colonist response
    Despite very little documentary evidence as to the origins of the organization, Boston Patriot Samuel Adams is often credited as being the founder and leader of the Sons of Liberty
  • declaratory act

    declaratory act
    Declaration by the British Parliament that accompanied the repeal of the Stamp Act.It stated that the British Parliament's taxing authority was the same in America as in Great Britain.
  • Townshend acts

    Townshend acts
    The Townshend Acts were a series of laws passed by the British government on the American colonies.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston massacre was a street fight
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Boston Tea Party was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston,
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    The Boston Tea Party was a political protest that occurred on December 16, 1773
  • Intolerable Act

    Intolerable Act
    The series of acts British Parliament passed in 1774 in reaction to the Boston Tea Party came to be known in the American colonies as the Intolerable Acts.
  • First Continental congress meets

    First Continental congress meets
    the congress meets delegates from each of the 13 colonies except for Georgia.
  • Minutemen

    minutemen Local militia units in the American Revolution,and minutemen took part in the opening battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775.
  • Second Continental congress

    Second Continental congress
    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the 13 colonies that started meeting on May 10, 1775, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, soon after the American Revolutionary War had begun.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    John Dickinson drafted the Olive Branch Petition, which was adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 5 and submitted to King George on July 8, 1775.
  • Battle of Lexington

    Battle of Lexington
    kicked off the American Revolutionary War. Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American colonies and the British authorities, particularly in Massachusetts.
  • Battle of concord

    Battle of concord
    The battle of concord were the first military of the engagement of the American war.
  • Continental Army

    Continental Army
    the Continental Congress officially established the Continental Army. Congress appointed George Washington, who was a veteran of the French and Indian War, as the Commander-in-Chief of the new army.
  • Battle of bunker Hill

    Battle of bunker Hill
    The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775, just a few months after the start of the American Revolutionary War. Boston was being besieged by thousands of American militia.
  • Redcoats pushed Washington army

    Redcoats pushed Washington army
    the Second Continental Congress, responding to the growing crisis near Boston, directed that one of its own constituents – George Washington – take command of the newly designated Continental Army.
  • Publication of common sense

    Publication of common sense
    Common Sense was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–76 advocating independence from Great Britain to people in the Thirteen Colonies.
  • Deceleration of independence author

    Deceleration of independence author
    Written in June 1776, Thomas Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence, included eighty-six changes made later by John Adams
  • Loyalist and patriots

    Loyalist and patriots
    After patriots tore down the statue of King George III in New York City on July 9, 1776, they melted parts of it down and made bullets to use against the British. It is impossible to know the exact number of American colonists who favored or opposed independence.
  • Washington Christmas night surprise attack

    Washington Christmas night surprise attack
    It took place in Delaware river 25-26,1776 during the American Revolutionary War, was the first move in a surprise attack organized by George Washington against the Hessian (German mercenaries)
  • Saratoga

    Burgoyne's plan was to meet with the British officers but he didn't know that they were coming to hold Philadelphia .
  • Valley forge

    Valley forge
    Valley Forge functioned as the third of eight military encampments for the Continental Army's main body, commanded by General George Washington. In September 1777, British forces had captured the American capital of Philadelphia.
  • French and American Alliance

    French and American Alliance
    The Franco-American alliance was the 1778 alliance between the Kingdom of France and the United States during the American Revolutionary War. Formalized in the 1778 Treaty of Alliance, it was a military pact in which the French provided many supplies for the Americans.
  • friedrich von Steuben and marquis de Lafayette

    friedrich von Steuben and marquis de Lafayette
    In the midst of the frozen winter at valley forge,American troops began an amazing transformation,friedrich von steuben, a prussian captain and talented drill master,helped train to continental army.
  • British victories in the south

    British victories in the south
    General Clinton turned over British operations in the South to Lord Cornwallis. The Continental Congress dispatched General Horatio Gates, the victor of Saratoga, to the South with a new army, but Gates promptly suffered one of the worst defeats in U.S. military history at the Battle of Camden
  • British surrender at yorktown

    British surrender at yorktown
    America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the British. That day came on October 19, 1781, when the British General Charles Cornwallis surrendered his troops in Yorktown, Virginia.