Fought between England and France. 2. Fought over control of North American territories. 3. The state of the war was result of Indians led by the George Washington killing a french officer.
Treaty of Paris
Ended th French and Indian war. 2. England was determined to be the victor og the war. 3. Fance loses all of its North American claims. England claims all lanf west to the Mississippi River and Noth through Canada.
Proclamation of 1763
This prevented Colonists from moving West of the Appalachian Mountains. 2. Created to stabilize relations between the Native Americans and the Vritish Empire. 3. This became the first problem between the Colonist and "Mother" England. 4. The colonists didn't like being told what to do.
Sugar Act of 1764
Became the first British tax placed on Colonial goods Ater French and Indian War to help pay off the British War Dept. 2. The British did this sugar act because they wanted more money. 3. Was a law that attempted to curb the smuggling of sugar and molasses in the colonies.
Stamp Act passed a tax on all official paper goods such as legal documents, wills, deeds, newspapaers etc. 2. British government on its American colonies to raise money needed for military defenses of the colonies. 3. Introduction. There are two early drafts of the resolutions written in the hand of the Pennsylvanian
In march 1765, Parliament passed the Quarting Act to address the practical concerns of such a troop deployment. 2. Under the terms of this legislation, each colonial assembly was directed to provide for the basic need of soldiers. 3. This law was expanded in 1766 and required the assemblies to billet soldiers in taverns and unoccpied houses.
Writs of Assitance
Was the first authorized by an act of the English Parliament in 1660 and were issued b Court. 2. The Writs were first introduced in Massachusetts in 1751 to stricty enforce the Acts of Trade. 3. In 1761, James Otis represented Boston merchants in their challenge to the renewal of the writs.
The Townshend Acts were a series of acts passed beginning in 1767 by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America
The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a "patriot" mob. 2. Many colonists killed and this led to a compaining by speech-writers to rouse the ire of the citizenry. 3. Sam Adams used the opportunity to whip up anti-British feeling by calling the event "massacre".
1. Tea merchants in the colonies were cut out of the tea trade because the British East India Company lowered their tea prices. 2. The company monopolized, or controlled, the tea sales in the colonies. 3. Lead to the Boston Tea Party
Boston Tea Party
1.On December 16, 1773, the Sons of Liberty dumped 90,000 pounds of tea into the Boston Harbor. 2. Lead to the Intolerable Acts 3.Was a politcal protest by the sons of Liberty in Boston, a city in the British colony of Massachusetts.
. Colonists could not hold town meetings. 2. Port of boston closed. 3. Result of First Continental Congress meets.
First Continental Congress
It meets in Philidelphia. 2. Each colony was also called on to begin training troops. 3. Was a result of the Patriots' fustration with the intolerable Acts.
Battle of Lexington
On April 19th, 700 British troops reached Lexington. 2. Apart of the starting point of the revonlutionary war. 3. Ralph Waldo Emerson's poem.
Battle of Concord
Britishish Marched to corcord and destroyed military supplies. 2. Turning point to the Revolutionary War. 3. First shots in the Revolution.
Second Continental Congress
The second continental congress met in Philadelphia. 2. Members included John, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock. 3. The agreed to form the Contenintal Army.
Fort Ticonderoga, formery Fort Carillon, is a large 18th- century start fort built by the Canadians. 2. It was constructed by the Canadien Michel Chartier de Lotbiniere, Marquis de Lotbiniere between 1754 and 1757. 3. During the seven year's War, often reffered to as the french and Indian war.
Miltia waited on the top of the hill and were ordered "don't fire until you see the whites of there eyes". 2. This involved patriots fortifying 2 hills overlooking boston Harbor. 3. The quote was cammanded by patriot forces
. Thomas Paine tried to change public opinion throughhis publicationCommon Sense . 2. Thomas Paine arguments helped persuade many colonists to support the fight for Independence. 3. It was to increase colonial public support for the American Revolution.
Battle of Trenton
1.Was a suprise attack where george wahington and the continental army cross the Deleware River. 2. Defeated 800 Hessians in December 25, 1776. 3.The hazardous crossing in adverse weather made it possible for Washington to lead the main body of the Continental Army against Hessian soldiers garrisoned at Trenton
Declaration of Independance
Rather than all delegates agreeing, they formed a commite to draft a Decleration af Independence. Thomas Jefferson was chosen to compose the document. 2. Decleration is based on the philosophy of John Locke and his idea that people haqbe unalienable rights that government canot take away. 3. 2 weeks later on July 4, 1776, Jefferson had completed most of it, the resolution was presented again and passed and independence was declared.
Battle of Long Island
1.Was the first major battle in the American Revolutionary War following the United States Declaration of Independence 2.The largest battle of the entire conflict, and the first battle in which an army of the United States engaged 3.Having declared itself a nation only the month before.
Battle of Princeton
1.was a battle in which General George Washington's revolutionary forces defeated British forces near Princeton, New Jersey. 2.Just over a week after the victory at Trenton George Washington and the Continental Army have another surprise victory. 3.This time defeating over 300 British troops in New Jersey
Winter at Valley Forge
This Battle is viewed as the turning point of the Revolutionary War. 2.The American victory in the battle during 1777 led to the French becoming our ally against the British. 3.General John Burgoyne had lost 86 percent of his expeditionary force that had triumphantly marched into New York from Canada in the early summer of 1777.
Battle of Yorktown
1.british Genral Lord Cornwallis moved his troops to Virginia to set up camp and wait fopr reinforcements. 2.The time was rightfor washington to set the ulttimatetrap. James Armisted was double spy and gave Washington information. 3.his battle became the last major engagement between the British and American/French forces during the American Revolution.
Treaty of Paris
Treaty of Paris 1.The Treaty of Paris, signed on September 3, 1783, ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain on one side and the United States of America and its allies on the other. 2.Establishing the boundaries between the United States and British North America; 3.Its territorial provisions were "exceedingly generous" to the United States in terms of enlarged boundaries.