Blake American revolution

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  • French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War pitted the colonies of British America against those of New France, each side supported by military units from the parent country and by Native American allies.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    A war fought between the British and French, and the French indian Allies. This all started because the french were building forts on British land which angered them.
  • Treaty of 1763

    Treaty of 1763
    The Treaty of Paris, also known as the Treaty of 1763, was signed by Great Britain, France and Spain, with Portugal in agreement.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    It forbade all settlement west of a line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains, which was delineated as an Indian Reserve. it was issued to King George lll
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Placed a direct tax on the British colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper that is made in London,
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    An event where british soldiers killed several colonist after being harassed by the riot.
  • Boston Tea party

    Boston Tea party
    An event where the patriots dumped out out millions of dollars worth of tea into the ocean because they were furious about being taxed by the British Parliament without anyone to represent them.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    These were laws that the British passed due to the patriots actions. The British made these laws to punish the colonist for their tea party protest, which was a defiance against them.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    These were the very first battle in the American Revolution.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Battle fought during the siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolution.
  • Publication of Common Sense

    Publication of Common Sense
    This was a pamphlet that Thomas paine wrote help the thirteen colonies become independent from Great Britain.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    stated that white men rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Stated that all men were created equally. said that the citizens have to protect their rights.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    Small but pivotal battle during the American Revolutionary War, which ended in an American Revolution.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    Was climax of Saratoga campaign which gave victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    Commanded by general Washington during the American Revolutionary war, is the third of eight encampments for the Continental Army's main body.
  • Battle of Cowpens

    Battle of Cowpens
    Battle near the town of cowpens during the American Revolutionary war. Americans won this battle.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    Trapped a major British army on a peninsula at yorktown, virginia, and forced its surrender.
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    Treaty of Paris 1783
    A treaty that was signed by U.S. and British Representatives, ending the American Revolutionary War.