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Patriots vs The Red Coats

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    Patriots vs The Red Coats

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    The French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    This was a war between the British and the Huron and the French and the Iroqouis. The British eventually won this war giving the colonists more land. Which was later taken away from them.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    This was a document signed by the Parliament. This document basically kept the Colonists from taking over the land. The Colonists ignored it and moved on anyway.
    [Proclamation of 1763](<a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proclamation_of_1763)' >Proclamation of 1763</a>
  • The stamp Act

    The stamp Act
    The Stamp ActThis was a law enforced by the Parliament. It taxed all the colonists on paper, wills, stamps, news papers, and letters. The Colonists revolted because of this.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    Quartering act The Quartering act was an act that pass ed by the Parliament. That forced the colonists to pay for utilities and housing for British soldiers. When they Colonists didn't even want them over there in the first place
  • Townshend duties

    Townshend duties
    Townshend Duties
    This was an act put on by the Parliament. It raised revenue in the colonies the Tax on tea stayed but taxes on other things disappeared. This resulted in a boycott of tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Boston Massacre The Boston Massacre was an unfair battle between the colonists and the british the colonists started throwing things at the Red Coats. Then out of self defense the Red Coats shot at them to get them to back off. % people were killed and a few wounded
  • Tea Act/Boston Tea Party

    Tea Act/Boston Tea Party
    Tea Act/Boston Tea Party
    THis happened after the Boton Massacre. It was because the Colonists got really angry at the Parliament for taxing on tea. So they went on to British ships and dumped the tea overboard.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Intolerable Acts Acts that happened after the Boston Tea Party one was that the Parliament shut down all the Harbors, he also kept all the British soldiers under trial, and didn't allow the colonists to hold town meetings.
  • Patrick Henry's speech

    Patrick Henry's speech
    Patrick Henry's speech He changed the minds of the people to come help fight against the british so they could get they're freedom.. It was put into a pamphlet. Everyone read it.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    Battles of Lexington and Concord These were two battles between the Red Coats went to get ammo that was in Concord so they went to Concord but Paul Revere and two others went on a midnight ride to let everyone know that the Red coats were coming. So they got ready but lost at lexington. Then made them retreat at Concord. But Patriots lined the route and shot at every red coat they saw.
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    Siege of Boston

    <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Boston' >Siege of Boston
    This was when the Colonists were able to force the British out of Boston with using Cannons that wouldn't even do anything
    This was basically when George Washington got some Cannons and painted trees to look like Cannons that way the British would leave so they could protect they're ships. It worked because the British didn't know that the cannons couldn't reach the ships so they left to protect they're ships.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Battle of Bunker Hill The british attacked the colonists to get bunker hill but had to retreat. They then came back again to attack but had to retreat once more. Then they came one last time and the colonists had to retreat. This was a win because the colonists killed 1,000 soldiers but they lost the hill.
  • agreement of the declaration/ writing

    agreement of the declaration/ writing
    The Decleration of Independence
    Thsi was a document that was written by Thomas Jefferson to the Parliament and King telling them that they no longer wanted to be part of the British and why they have been a bad government.
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    Battle of New York

    Battle of New York
    This was a battle that the continental army lost in trying to have New York and were forced to the edge and almost lost but were able to escape across the river because of fog. THey were able to escape because the British were idiots and didn't advance when they had them in their grasps.
  • American Crisis

    American Crisis
    The American Crisis
    This was written to encourage/keep soldiers fighting to help them win and maybe end the war. It basically gave them a second wind.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    The Battle of Trenton
    This basically encouraged and told the soldiers that they can win and defeat the Red Coats and that they should not give up. They won the Battle very easily
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    Battle of Saratoga
    This was the final battle at Saratoga and it was won and this proved to the French and the Spanish that they can win so later the French supplied them with troops, Navy and Much more. Then later the Spanish came and helped.
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    The encampment at Valley Forge

    Encampment at Valley Forge
    This was where the Continental army stayed after they were defeated in Philadelphia and got well trained by Von Steuben and later captured Philadelphia easily.
  • The battle of Monmoth Courthouse

    The battle of Monmoth Courthouse
    Battle of Monmouth CourthouseThis was the only battle that George Washington won using the open field battle style fighting technique This then caused a turn in the war to happen the continental army was then on top
  • Battle of Savannah

    Battle of Savannah
    Battle of Savannah
    This was the first battle fought after the British decided to move the war to the south. This resulted in a loss for the Continental army.
  • Surrender of Charleston

    Surrender of Charleston
    Seige of Charleston
    This was the Second battle of the South it took a week to a month but after all the fighting it resulted in another loss for the Continental army.
  • Battle of Camden

    Battle of Camden
    Battle of Camden
    This was a battle just outside of Camden that was a great win for the British defeating gates. But a terrible loss that almost gave up hope for the Continental army.
  • Battle of Kings Mountain

    Battle of Kings Mountain
    Battle of Kings Mountain
    This was a battle that was fought just outside the town of KIngs mountain when the Red Coats were trying to retreat the Patriots surprised them and attacked them closing them in and the General was shot dead causing the loyalists to surrender giving the Patriots a win.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    Battle of Yorktown
    The British moved to yorktown so they could get supplies but in 1781 the French came and stopped the British from bringing supplioes. Then washington and a French fleet attacked the British and made them surrender on October 19, 1781. 8,000 troops surrendered this won the war. Then after wards they made the british walk the two lines they formed and put there weapons at the end.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    Treaty of Paris
    This was put in to play giving the United States there INdependence. There boundries would be the Mississippi river to the west,Canada to the North,and Spanish Florida to the South. They also received rights to fish off the coast near newfoundland and Nova Scotia. Also that the British had to return any enslaved people. Also the Congress recomended the states return all the property taken from the loyalists.