American Revolution

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  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    Parliament intended to promote the self-sufficiency of the British Empire by restricting colonial trade
  • French-Indian War

    French-Indian War
    was a theater of the Seven Years' War, which pitted the North American colonies
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    exacted revenue from the American colonies by imposing a stamp duty on newspapers
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    initiated taxes on glass, lead, paint, paper, and tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    which a group of nine British soldiers shot five people out of a crowd of three or four hundred
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    taxation without representation,” dumped 342 chests of tea, imported by the British East India Company into the harbor
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    stated that Great Britain would house its soldiers in American barracks and public houses
  • Battle of Lexington & Concord

    Battle of Lexington & Concord
    a gunshot went off forcing the British to attack. Some of the colonists were killed and the rest fled. The gunshot was the first shot of the American Revolution
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    emphasized their loyalty to the British crown and emphasized their rights as British citizens
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    a late-18th-century meeting of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that united in support of the American Revolutionary War
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    made a clear case for independence and directly attacked the political, economic, and ideological obstacles to achieving it
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, is the pronouncement
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    Perpetual Union was an agreement among the 13 states of the United States of America
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    The point of the event was decide how America was going to be governed
  • Daniel Shays’ Rebellion

    Daniel Shays’ Rebellion
    armed uprising in Western Massachusetts and Worcester in response to a debt crisis among the citizenry