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Revolutionary War

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  • Treaty of Paris 1763

    A treaty that gave the British more territory in North America and ended the French and Indian War.
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamation of 1763 came after the French and Indian War. It was a speech by King George with a purpose to organize the colonies and territories in North America.
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  • Stamp Act

    Ccreated a direct tax on the Colonies of America and required many papers to be on stamped paper made in London
  • Quartering Acts

    An act by the British Parliment that made Colonist join wars and give food to British soilders.
  • Townshend Acts

    Multiple Acts that cuased the British to be allowed to tax the colonist and establish a better rule of North America. It also punished some for not following Quartering Acts.
  • Boston Massacre

    A incident between the British troops and colonists that shots were fired in. Five colonist civilians died
  • Patriots

    Patriots were for the colonists to be free and independent from england
  • Sons of Liberty

    Sons of Liberty
    A group formed to protect the rights of the colonists and to take action aganist the British
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    A general for the Continental Army who helped lead the colonist to freedom. he later became president.
  • Boston Tea Party

    A non-violent protest by the Sons of Liberty on taxation of tea. They protested by throwing crates of tea into the harbor.
  • Samuel Adams

    Samuel Adams
    A memeber of The Suns of Liberty who was the second cousin of John Adams the president. He influenced the Colonists to rebel against England
  • Intolerable Acts

    Acts that stripped Mass. of rights to govern above all, sparking outrage in the colonies.
  • First Continental Congress

    The first congress of the colonies meet.
  • Paul Revere

    Paul Revere
    On this date, Paul Revere made his historical Midnight ride. He rode form town to town warning of a British attack, so the colonist had time to get ready for a fight. His ride helped the colonist fend off the British.
  • Lexington and Concord

    The first shots fired between the British and the Colonist men.
  • Benedict Arnold

    Benedict Arnold
    Benedict Arnold was a famous General for the colonists who became a traitor while trying to get money from the British.
  • John Adams

    After fighting for Freedom from England, John Adams went on to be the second president of the United States.
  • loyalists

    The Loyalist were were colonist who were loyal to England and wanted england to win the war.
  • Thomas Paine

    Thomas Paine
    Paine wrote a book about how the Colonist should be free from King George and England. He came to the colonies with help from Benjamin Franklin
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson was one of America's "Founding Fathers." He was the main author of the Declaration of Independence and became president.
  • Declaration of Independence

    The colonies declared themselve free of the British.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    A battle fought between the British considered a turning point in the war. It was considered an advantage to the colonist.
  • Hessians

    German Soilders the British hired and used in the colonies during the American Revolution.
  • Lord Cornwallis

    Lord Cornwallis
    Lord Cornwallis was a general in the British army who had a very strong section of the army. He later surrendered at the siege of Yorktown, leading to the end of the War.
  • Abigail Adams

    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams the Second President and mother of John Quincy Adams the sixth President
  • Martha Washingtoh

    Martha Washingtoh
    The wife of George Washington, Martha is considered the First first lady
  • Battle of Yorktown

    A battle in wich the Continetal Army led by General Washington won. One of last battles of the war were a new country started to be made.
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    The treaty between the British and Colonist that gave the colonies freedom and made the United States of America. The war had ended.