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American Revolutionary War Gino Fioribello

  • Great Britain Passed the Stamp Act

    Great Britain Passed the Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act requires stamped paper for documents and printed items This Tax reaches every colonist.
  • The British Imposed the Townshend Duties

    The British Imposed the Townshend Duties
    The Townshend Acts was passed by the British Parliament in 1767, which taxed goods imported to the American colonies. But American colonists, who had no representation in Parliament, saw the Acts as an abuse of power. The British sent troops to America to enforce the new unwelcomed laws. This was caused because the British won the French and Indian War which put them in a lot of debt.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre happened because the British sent soldiers to Boston to enforce the new laws. This caused a lack of jobs and made some tension between the soldiers and the people. Then the people were rioting by throwing rocks and other objects at the soldiers. Somebody yelled fire which caused the soldier to fire. Only 6 were killed and a few were injured but they called it the Boston MASSACRE because they wanted publicity for their cause.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea party was in 1773 and they put a tax on tea and this caused a group to revolt and dump the tea into the harbor. If you were caught taking tea instead of dumping it then you would be publicly humiliated by having to run through a group of people while being hit punched and kicked.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill Took Place

    The Battle of Bunker Hill Took Place
    During the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Americans lost but they proved that they could win in the future. There were 2,400 American Soldiers and 3,000 British Soliders. Only 450 American soldiers died but the British had 1054 casualties. The Americans had many fewer casualties than the British and even though they lost Massachusetts, they still proved that they were ready to fight for their country.
  • Battle in New York

    Battle in New York
    The British got Hessians and had 32k soldiers and they went against Washington and his soldiers. Washington had to retreat with fewer than 8k men.
  • The Turning Point

    The Turning Point arguably could be when Washington showed his true potential by using unused tactics but it actually was when the French secretly sends weapons to America and recognize their Independence.
  • The Battle of Trenton

    The Battle of Trenton
    During the Battle of Trenton Washington and his soldiers crossed the Delaware River into New Jersey and they were traveling for 8 days. They go on to win the battle of Princeton.
  • Philadelphia fight

    Philadelphia fight
    At this point in time, Philadelphia was the capital and that is why Gen. Howe was wanting to attack there. He did and Washington tries to defend but he can't beat them. This causes Howe to win and take over Philidelphia.
  • Victory at Saratoga

    Victory at Saratoga
    Eventually, Washington gets fed up with losing his battles and soldiers so he decides to use guerilla warfare by attacking them in dishonorable ways. In the end, Gen. Burgoyne gets surrounded and he is forced to surrender.
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    The Winter at Valley Forge was very rough for Washington and his soldiers because they had to survive through extreme weather conditions. They had to live in small huts and tents and out of 10k soldiers, 2k died.
  • Financing the War (1775-1795)

    The government did many things to finance the war such as
    1. Selling Bonds to intervention
    2. Printing money which causes money to be worth less
    3. U.S, Mutations Factories must run arms through a naval blockade.
    4. Officials engage in Proofittering.
    5. Robert Morris Haym Saloman uses their own credit to raise money per army.
  • Civilians At War (1765-1795)

    When the husbands left all of the wives needed to go to the military to help mend cook and heal or they had to run the factories. There were also many African American Slaves that escaped big cities. There were also many Native Americans who decided to sit on the sidelines for these battles.