Revolutionary War

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    Revoltionary War

  • Treaty of Paris

    Ended the 7 years war or French and Indian war.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    King George II said that the colonists wouldnt settle beond the appalachian mountains.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering act said that Colonists had to feed and house Brittish soilders
  • Stamp Act

    Colonists had to pay a tax on every printed peice of paper they used.
  • Dec. of Independence

    Decleration made by colonists to be free from brittish rule.
  • John Adams

    Signed the Decloration of Independence. WAs also the second president of the U.S.A.
  • Abigal Adams

    The wife of John Adams.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    The main author of the Decleration of Independence, also the third president of the U.S.A.
  • Townshend Acts

  • Boston Massacre

    an incident where brittish soilders killed 5 civillians and injured 6 others.
  • Samuel Adams

    Samuel Adams was a patriot born in Boston. He helped organize the Boston tea party
  • Boston Tea Party

    Patriots dressed as indians snuck onto brittish boats and dumbed shipments of tea.
  • Thomas Paine

    Inspired the colonists to rebell against brittan
  • Sons of Liberty

    Best known for undertaking the boston tea party.
  • Intolerable Acts

    The intolerable acts where issued as result of the Boston Massacre
  • First Continental Congress

    A convention of deligents from 12 colonies (georgia was not present)
  • Paul Revere

    Paul Reveres most famous moment was his warn of by which way the brittish where coming, land or sea.
  • Lexington and Concord

    First Battle of the Revolationary War
  • Loyalists

    Colonists that stayed loyal to brittan
  • Patriots

    Colonists that where no longer loyal to brittan
  • Hessians

    About 30,000 German troops hired to fight on the brittish side during the Revolotionary War.
  • George Washinton

    A general in the american revoltion. later made 1st pres. of the U.S.A. on this date he crossed the deleware river at night in the dead of winter.
  • Martha Custis Washington

    The wife of George Washington.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    the battle of saratoga was considered the turning point in the war.
  • Benedict Arnold

    A General of the american colonial army who was a tratior, and went to the brittish army.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    The last major battle of the revolitonary war.
  • Lord Cornwallis

    The Brittish general who surrendered at yorktown, ultimately leading to the colonists winning the revolitonary war.
  • Treaty of Paris

    the treaty that ended the revolotionary war.