History SS Project #3

  • Law of Nature

    Law of Nature
    Law of nature was a philosophy made by John Locke's.
  • Crispus Attucks

    Crispus Attucks
    In Framingham, Massachusetts, Crispus Attucks was born to slavery.
  • Challenge

    Merchants, from Britain, challenged the legality of writs of assistance.
  • Proclamation

    Pontanic's uprising eventually led to the signing the Proclamation of 1763
  • The Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act
    Parlament passed the the Quartering Act which was soldiers being fed and cared for by the colonies.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was passed by Parlament that taxed the colonist directly.
  • Nine

    The Stamp Act in New York recieved delegates sent delegates by nine colonies.
  • Cancelled

    The Stamp Act was cancelled because of the number of colonist in English merchants against it.
  • Gone Wrong

    Gone Wrong
    Parlament didn't want trouble like with the Stamp Act but neede the money to be able to support the British soldiers and their needs. Also the Quartering Act was being ignored in about all colonies.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    Townshend Act stopped New York's assembly, prohibited lawmakers to do work until general Cage's demands to house his troops were met.
  • Found

    Crispus Attucks escaped slavery and was found in Boston. He gave up his life for freedom and liberty.
  • Samuel Adams

    Samuel Adams
    Samuel Adams wanted to communicate with the leaders of towns in Massachusetts so he organized a Committee of Correspondence.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    The Tea Act let the British East India Company have full control over tea trading in America.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    George Hewes and others damaged 342 crates with tea.
  • Punishment

    King George Ⅲ punished the people of Massachussetts he passed four harsh laws, the Intolerable Acts.
  • Restriction

    Connecticut and Rhode Island made slavery trade very restricted.
  • Gathering

    Delegates gathered in Philadelphia. They were from the Committees of Correspondence.
  • Fight

    A militia was being organized by the colonist to fight. They were called the Minutemen
  • Spies

    Samuel Adams had made a network of spies that usually included barmaids and servants that were close to the Britsish.
  • Green Mountain Boys

    Green Mountain Boys
    The Green Mountain Boys attacked the fort of Britain which was on Lake Champlain, Ticonderoga.
  • Kentucky

    There were 100 white settlers in Kentucky and later became 20,000 in 1780.
  • Settling

    Pinoneers had settled in Kentucky but not many settled north of the river.
  • Patrick Henry

    Patrick Henry
    Patrick Henry gave a very well known speech.
  • The Revolutionary War

    The Revolutionary War
    The Revolutionary War started and people had to decide sides.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Second Continental Congress was in Philadephia.
  • Horseback

    George Washington left riding horse to Massachusetts.
  • Peace

    The Olive Branch Petition was sent by Gongress to London.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    "Common Sense" was a 46 page pamphelet that talked about getting Independence from Britain and started to get people to want independence. It became very popular.
  • Blockheads

    Mercy Otis Warren wrote a play called "The Blockheads."
  • Continental Congress

    Continental Congress
    Continental Congress had worked on a national government that would be a republic.
  • Obervation

    Abigail Adams has seen ships carrying thousands of soldiers and a thousand American loyalist.
  • Left

    The people from Britain leaved at around this time from Boston.
  • Proposals

    Richard Henry Lee had many proposals to be voted on for the Continental Congress.
  • Debate

    The Congress started discussing of what Richard Henry Lee had proposed.
  • William Howe

    William Howe
    British General William Howe made a move to get the land back.
  • Independence!

    The Declaration of Independence was adopted.
  • Christmas Day

    Christmas Day
    The Patriots killed nearly a thousand Hessians while they were celebrating.
  • Philadelphia

    General William Howe wanted Philadelphia and set out to get it.
  • Winter

    George Washington's army had to spend the winter in Valley of Forge.
  • Marquis Lafayette

    Marquis Lafayette
    Marquis Lafayette joined Geroge Washoington's men and eventually a great leader.
  • Warships

    Off the coast of America were more than 100 British warships.
  • Banned

    Vermont had made slavery illegal.
  • Message

    A message was sent to Burgoyne that was from William Howe.
  • Alliance

    France wanted an alliance with America because they had finally acknowledged the independence of the country.
  • Impressive

    In the Spring, Von Steuben, a general joined the Patriots because he was impressed of the battle strategy of George Washington.
  • Defend

    Walking into the office of Patrick Henry who was the governor of Virginia, George Rogers Clark an explorer, to take defense of the western part of America.
  • Virginians

    175 people from Virginia and led by George Rogers Clark headed down the Ohi River.
  • Savannah

    Savannah, Georgia port was captured by British soldiers.
  • Captured

    Spain provided military help for America. Through 1779 and 1780 Britain's strongholds in southern Mississippi Valley, Baton Rouge, and Natchez were captured by Governor of Louisiana, General Bernardo de Gálvez, a Spaniard.
  • Approval

    The Articles of Confederation were approved by 12 states.
  • Kaskaskia

    George Rogers Clark's men set out from Kaskaskia.
  • Traitor

    Benedict Arnold became a traitor and went to the British side. One of his reasons why is that the credit was given mostly to General Horatio Gates.
  • Charleston

    Charleston, North Carolina was one of the major ports and was now under the hands of the British.
  • New Leader

    New Leader
    The Southern army had been given a new general by Washington, Nathanael Greene.
  • Flee

    Baron de Kalb's force of Americans fled when they faced veteran British toops in Camden.
  • Carolinas

    In the bprder of North Carilina and South Carolina was where the Battle of Kings Mountain was taken placce.
  • Mobile and Pensacola

    Mobile and Pensacola
    General Bernardo de Gálvez's forces went to take Mobile and Pensacola (Western Florida).
  • Paper

    Lawmakers banned the use of paper money. Debts were to be paid using gold and silver.
  • Ratified

    Maryland ratified the Articles of Confederation and the new government was established.
  • Surrender

    British General Cornwallis surrendered 8,000 from his army.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The American Negotiators met with British officials to agree on a treaty. Which later on 1783 became the Treaty of Paris.
  • Angry

    Congress was having a meeting in a state house in Philadelphia. Hundreds of angry soldiers waiting outside.
  • Last

    The last of British troops sailed home away from America.
  • Surveyed

    The members of Congress had passed an ordinance calling for to measure the land to determine the boundaries of an area.
  • Shay

    A great number of angry farmers in Massachusetts sorrounded a court. There were threats shouted at the building, this was called "Shay's Rebellion."
  • Convention

    Annapolis, Maryland was going to have a convention. Only five delagates showed up.
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    The Northwest Ordinance was passed.
  • Discussion

    Another convention would be held, but this time in Philadelphia to discuss the Articles of Confederation
  • Gathering

    Seven state's delegates (29) had gone to a meeting in Pennsylvania state house. Other delegates joined over weeks.
  • Acceptance

    New Hampshire was the 9th state to accept the Constitution.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    1791, Congress added to the Constitution for the first time. The 10 new extensions were called the Bill of Rights.
  • Church

    Richard Allen was Methodist who created the first Methodist church for African Americans.
  • Apart

    Congress believed that seperating whites and blacks and treating them different was constitutional.