Revolutionary War

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  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris was signed on 10 February 1763 by Great Britain, France and Spain, with Portugal in agreement, after Britain's victory over France and Spain during the seven years war.
  • Proclomation of 1763

    The Royal Proclamation of 1763 started in October 7, 1763, by King George III after Britain's ownership of the French territory in North America after the end of the French and Indian War, In which it did not allow settlers from settling past a line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament on March 22, 1765. The new tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used.
  • Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act was approved on May 3rd, that British soldiers were allowed to stay in peoples homes when in war. The people in the homes had to feed them and give them shelter or else they would be breaking the law.
  • Townshend Acts

    The Townshend Acts were a series of acts passed beginning in The Townshend acts started in 1767 by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America. The acts are named after Charles Townshend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who proposed the program.the Revenue Act of 1767, the Indemnity Act, the Commissioners of Customs Act, the Vice Admiralty Court Act, and the New York Restraining Act.
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Masacre happened when British soldiers fired into a crowd of people. They killed 5 people and injured 6 others.
  • Sam Adams

    Sam Adams was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.He was one of the leaders of the movement that became the American Revolution.
  • Hessians

    The Hessians were soldiers who were contracted for service under The Crown of the British Empire. About 30,000 German soldiers served in the Thirteen Colonies during the American Revolutionary War
  • Sons of Liberty

    The Sons of Liberty were a group that were patriots. The group was formed to protect rights of the colonists against the Brithish.
  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea party was a nonviolent political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, on December 16, 1773. Disguised as Indians, they destroyed the entire supply of tea sent by the East India Company.
  • Thomas Paine

    Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine was the author of two highly influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution.He inspired the Patriots in 1776 to declare independence from Britain.
  • Martha Custis Washington

    Martha Custis Washington
    Martha Custis Washington was the wife of George Washington. During her lifetime, she was known as "Lady Washington." She was considered to be the Fist Lady of the United States.
  • Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts was the Patriot name for a series of laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 relating to Massachusetts after the Boston Tea party. The acts took Massachusetts of historic rights that resulted in outrage and resistance in the Thirteen Colonies.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from twelve colonies (Georgia was not there) that met on September 5, 1774, at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, early in the American Revolution. It was called in response to the passage of the Intolerable Acts by the British Parliament. The Intolerable Acts had punished Boston for the Boston Tea Party.
  • Loyalists

    Loyalists were American Colonists who remained loyal to Great Britain. About 15-20 percent of the 2.5 million white people in the colonies were estimated to be loyalists.
  • George Washington

    George Washington played a very important role in American history. Not only was he the first president of the United States, but he was also the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
  • Lexington and Concord

    The battles of Lexington and Concord were one of the first battles of the Revolutionary war. They were fought on April 19, 1775, in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy, and Cambridge. The battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies in the mainland of British North America.
  • Paul Revere

    Paul Revere
    Paul Revere is famous for alerting the colonial militia that the British were coming at Lexington And Concord. His words were "The red coats are coming!"
  • Patriots

    The Patriots Were the people from the thirteen colonies that rebelled against the British, which caused the Revolutionary War. The patriots were also known as rebels.
  • John Adams

    John Adams was the second president of the United States, as well as a Founding Father. He was an advocate of American independence of Great Britain.
  • Lorn Cornwallis

    Lorn Cornwallis
    Lord Cornwallis, also known as Charles Cornwallis was a British Army officer. In the United States and the United Kingdom he is best remembered as one of the leading British generals in the American War of Independence.
  • Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence is a statement owned by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. They announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, made themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, one of the authors of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. He had a large impact in the history of America.
  • Abigail Adams

    Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams was the wife of John Adams, and the mother of John Quincy Adams, the sixth President of the United States. She was considered the second "First Lady of the United States".
  • Battles of Saratoga

    The Battles of Saratoga were considered a turning point in the Revolutionary war. There were two battles that were fought eighteen days apart on the same ground.
  • Benedict Arnold

    Benedict Arnold was a general during the Revolutionary War who originally fought for the American Army but went to the British Army. While he was a general on the American side, he obtained command of the fort at West Point, New York, and planned to surrender it to the British forces. After the plan was exposed in September 1780, he went into the British Army as a brigadier general.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown was one of the last battles of the American Revolutionary War. The engagement lasted 20 days and ended with the British General, Charles Cornwallis's surrender on October 19, 1781.
  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris (1783) was signed on September Third. It ended the Revolutionary War between Great Britain and The United States.