Na'Quavious Boone American Revolution

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    Proclamation of 1763

    The proclamation shut down colonial expansion westward past Appalachian Mountains.
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    Sugar Act

    Britain put a Tax on sugar, molasses, and most shipped goods.This gained Britain more money
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The tax was put on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every printed paper they used.(legal documents, licenses, newspapers,even playing cards were taxed.)
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    The Townshend Revenue Act

    placed import taxes on many of the British products bought by Americans, including lead, paper, paint, glass and tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    it was deadly riot that happened on March 5, 1770, on King Street in Boston. It started as a street fight between American colonists and a British soldier, but quickly escalated to a chaotic, bloody killing.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    this battle signaled the start of the American Revolutionary war on April 19, 1775. The British Army set out from Boston to capture rebel leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock in Lexington also to destroy the colonies supply of weapons and ammo in Concord. The first show was known as "the shot heard around the world."
  • Washington is Appointed General

    Washington is Appointed General
    George Washington is chosen as the general and commander-in-chief of the new Continental Army.
  • Battle of BUnker hill

    Battle of BUnker hill
    The British attacked the colonist, they took the hill but they loss many soldiers.The Americans fired until they were out of ammunition, then retreated. To save ammunition, Prescott told his men, "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes.
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    Independence

    Thomas Jefferson presents colonial leaders with the United States Declaration of Independence. Saying that The colonies are independent from Britain's rule.
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    Signing of Declaration of Independence

    colonies sign the Declaration of Independence.
  • Battle of Long Island

    Battle of Long Island
    Britain's army defeat George Washington's army in the Battle of Long Island. Washington's army is forced to retreat. This took place at the western edge of Long Island in the present-day borough of Brooklyn, New York.
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    Battle of Princeton

    The battle was a small victory for Colonel. Cornwallis left about 1,400 British troops to the command of Lieutenant Colonel . While Washington took camp at Trenton to avoid a British gaining an advantage, ambushing the British from the back ,then they would be evacuating to Morristown.
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    Colonist Gain Support of France

    The colonists get support from King Louis XVI of France. The Treaty of Alliance was signed with France on the 6th of February forming a military alliance with the Colonist and France against Great Britain. France prepared before they declared war in june of 1778
  • The Betrayer "Benedict Arnold"

    The Betrayer "Benedict Arnold"
    Benedict Arnold was an hero of the American Revolutionary War, up until he he betrayed the colonist and went to fight for Britain. Benedict name was quickly spreaded and known for treason and betrayal because he was the leader of the British army in battle against his own country.
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    Article of Confederation Ratified

    The articles of Confederation was ratified because it had no central government. This made it very weak so they made what is now the present day constitution.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation was written on November 15th, 1777 and was ratified March 1st, 1781. The Articles of Confederation was an agreement between the 13 colonies,this was the first constitution for the New world. This constitution was weak because it was in need for a stronger Federal government . This led to the Constitutional Convention in 1787.
  • The treaty of Paris

    The treaty of Paris
    The treaty initially ended the American Revolutionary War. The Treaty of Paris, is when Britain recognizes America to be independent and to have surrendered most of its territory east of the Mississippi River to the United States, in return doubled the size of the new nation.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    The Constitutional Convention took place in Philadelphia, the 55 delegates that met addressed the problems with the articles of confederation. It was originally held to revise the Articles of COnfederation but it ended in the AOC being done away, that is how we have the constitution.
  • The Northwest Ordinance

    The Northwest Ordinance
    The Northwest Ordinance provided a method for declaring new states to the Union from the territory, it had a bill of rights guaranteed in the territory. The ordinance established a government for the Northwest Territory and guaranteed that any new state would be equal to the original thirteen colonies/states.
  • Washington's Elected

    Washington's Elected
    George Washington was elected president on April 30 1789, he was unanimously elected as the first President of the United States by all 69 presidential electors who cast their votes. John Adams, who got 34 votes was elected Vice President.