Revolutionary War

  • Treaty of Paris

    A treaty between the French and the British, which did not include the Native Americans and had harsh standards towards the French.
  • Proclomation of 1763

    An agreement that colonies couldn't go past the Appalachain Mountains.
  • Quartering Act

    This act stated that all American colonies would house and feed soldiers who need it.
  • Stamp Act

    The British put a tax on stamps which were required on every document.
  • Townshend Acts

    Taxes were put on glass, paint, oil, lead, paper, and tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was a street fight between a "patriot" mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a group of British soldiers.
  • Boston Tea Party

    After three ships loaded with tea entered the harbor, a group of townspeople stormed the ships and tossed 342 chests of tea into the water Disguised as Native Americans, the offenders could not be identified.
  • sons of liberty

    A group of people from Boston and New York who organized and carried out the Boston Tea Party.
  • Intolerable Acts

    British parliament repealed the Townshend duties except for the one on tea.
  • Thomas Paine

    He was the author of the document "common sense" which leaded to the Declaration of Independence.
  • First Continental Congress

    There were elected delegates from every colony except Georgia, who intended to present authority towards Britan.
  • Paul Revere

    He was instructed by Dr. Joseph Warren to ride from Boston to Lexington to warn John Hancock and Samuel Adams of the movements of the British Army.
  • Sam Adams

    He was an American Statesman, a Political Philosopher, and one of the founding fathers of the United States of America.
  • Lexington and Concord

    It was the "shot heard round the world", the British atempted to capture colonial leaders, Sam Adams and John Hancock, then seize gunpowder at Concord.
  • loyalists

    Loyalists were people in the colonies who were loyal to the British parliment.
  • Patriots

    The people who supported the revolution.
  • Hessians

    They were British soldiers, often referred to as "soldiers of fortune".
  • Benedict Arnold

    He was an American general who switched from the American side to the Brititsh side.
  • Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence stated that the colonies were seperate and independent from Britan.
  • the Battle of Saratoga

    A battle between Burgoyne and American General Gates. Burgoyne loses the second battle then latter surrenders to American General Gates. 
  • Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown was the last battle of the Revolutionary War and dasted 20 days.
  • Lord Cornwallis

    He was a British military commander and colonial governor abd one of the leading British generals in the American Revolutionary War.
  • George Washington

    A Virginia polititian and the first president of the United States. He led the colonies through the French and Indian war as well as the American Revolutionary war.
  • Martha Custis Washington

    George Washington's wife.
  • John Adams

    Became the second president of the United States.
  • Abigail Adams

    The wife of John Adams.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    The third president of the United States and the author of the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom.