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  • Zenger Trial

    Zenger Trial
    Account of Zenger Trail
    The Zenger trial is a remarkable story of a divided Colony, the beginnings of a free press, and the stubborn independence of American jurors.
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    Seven Years War
    It started out as a fight for Ohio vally in Americas but soon later it spread to europe. The contious war between French and England went on for 7 year. The Treaty of Paris ended the war eventually with England and the colonist having the upper hand.
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    Albany Congress

    The Albany Congress
    Representatives from seven colonies met with 150 Iroquois and Chiefs in Albany, New York. The purpose was to try to secure the support and cooperation of the Iroquois in fighting the French, and to form a colonial alliance based on a design by Benjamin Franklin but plan to unify failed.
  • Treaty of Paris (seven years war)

    Treaty of Paris (seven years war)
    The Treaty of Paris(1763)
    All French territory on the mainland of North America was lost. The British received Quebec and the Ohio Valley. The port of New Orleans and the Louisiana Territory west of the Mississippi were ceded to Spain for their efforts as a British ally.
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    Pontiac’s Rebellion
    Native American under thebOttawa chief Pontiac attacks the British force at Detroit
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Sugar Act
    Sugar Act was passed so that the british can get money to repay their debt from the seven years war. Colonilst found is as a threat to their freedom, fear of being enslave also came. Colonist boycott and such.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    the stamp act
    The Stamp Act was Parliament's first serious attempt to assert governmental authority over the colonies. there are tax on buying the right paper for legal doc, newspaper and such.
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    Declaratory act 1766
    British Parliament simultaneously passed the Declaratory Act, which declared British authority to make and pass any laws for the colonies. The language of the Act, “ in all cases whatsoever,” was a direct indication that the legislation would be binding even if the colonies had no representation
  • Repeal of Stamp Act

    Repeal of Stamp Act
    parliament repeals the stamp act
    repeal but added declaratory act.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massare
    The Patroits were harrasing the British and the british open fire.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Act
    it launch the final spark to the revolutionary movement in Boston.It was designed to prop up the East India Company which was floundering financially and burdened with eighteen million pounds of unsold tea.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Boston Tea Party
    Samual Adams and other radicals dump british tea into the ocean. Other colonies did the same after them.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    The Intolerable Acts
    The Boston Port Act: The first of these closed the port of Boston until the East India Company was paid for the lost tea.
    Massachusetts Government Act:taking away many of its rights of self-government
    administration of Justice Act- If british are accused of crime they go back to england for trail.
    Quatering act- brit soldier can stay at yours house
    Qubec act- make canada a centrilize government
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    First Continental Congress
    It was agreeable to all that the King and Parliament must be made to understand the grievances of the colonies and that the body must do everything possible to communicate the same to the population of America, and to the rest of the world.
  • Lexington and Concord battle

    Lexington and Concord battle
    Lexington and Concord
    Their destinations were LEXINGTON, where they would capture Colonial leaders Sam Adams and John Hancock, then CONCORD, where they would seize gunpowder. Paul Revere warn the american and they fought.The first bloodshed at Lexington and Concord, marked the crossing of a threshold,
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
    Fort Ticonderoga ccupied a strategic point between lakes Champlain and George ,and the fort held a supply of cannon and other artillery, items badly needed by the rebel forces.the Americans had gained control, albeit temporarily, over the invasion route from Canada. The good news was celebrated by an anxious populace that was still uncertain about its ability to fight su thats where bendict arnold betray them.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Second Continental Congress
    Continental Army was created and G. Washinton was the leder but most colonist were not planning for independence expect radicals like sam adams. Olive branch was also written.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The Battle of Bunker Hill
    The battle was the first action for the Continental Army and showed how much work there was to be done in moulding an effective army.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    The Olive Branch Petition
    The letter affirmed the loyalty of the colonists to the King and assured him that they did not seek independence, only redress of their grievance.Dickinson's version was presented to Congress and approved
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Common Sense
    challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. The plain language that Paine used spoke to the common people of America and was the first work to openly ask for independence from Great Britain.
  • Virginia Declaration of Rights

    Virginia Declaration of Rights
    Bill of Rightsirginia's Declaration of Rights was drawn upon by Thomas Jefferson for the opening paragraphs of the Declaration of Independence. It was widely copied by the other colonies and became the basis of the Bill of Rights. Written by George Mason, it was adopted by the Virginia Constitutional Convention on June 12, 1776.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of Independence
    set forth a list of grievances against the King in order to justify before the world the breaking of ties between the colonies and the mother country.
  • Battle of Long Island

    Battle of Long Island
    The battle of Long Island
    Brooklyn and the loss of New York was the worst period of the war for Washington and the American cause of independence. Morale in parts of the Continental Army collapsed and whole companies deserted.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The Battle of Saratoga
    France and Spain declared war on Britain and the American effort was galvanized.
  • Ratification of Articles of Confederation

    Ratification of Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation
    The Articles were written during the early part of the American Revolution by a committee of the Second Continental Congress of the now independent thirteen sovereign states.
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    Valley Forge

    valley forge
    Hungry, cold, ragged, and cramped in December 1777; Disciplined, self-confident, and dignified in June 1778. Read the story of the 6-month encampment at Valley Forge.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    A Journey Towards Freedom
    The British prime minister, Lord Frederick North, resigned after Cornwallis's surrender.
  • Treaty of Paris (1783)

    Treaty of Paris (1783)
    Our Documents
    two crucial provisions of the treaty were British recognition of U.S. independence and the delineation of boundaries that would allow for American western expansion.
  • Land Ordinance of 1785

    Land Ordinance of 1785
    Land of Ordinance of 1785
    Law passed by Congress that allowed for sales of land in the Northwest Territory and set up standards for land sale that became precedents. Among them was the idea of selling mile-square sections of land.
  • Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom

    Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom
    thomas jefferson's bill of rights
    The law disestablished angelican church.
  • Northwest Ordinance of 1787

    Northwest Ordinance of 1787
    Northwest ordinance
    Territory, provided a method for admitting new states to the Union from the territory, and listed a bill of rights guaranteed in the territory.
  • George Washington Inauguration

    George Washington Inauguration
    George Washington: First Inaguration
    He took his oath of office in April in New York City on the balcony of the Senate Chamber at Federal Hall on Wall Street. John Adams was the vice president.