Revolutionary War 1763-1783

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  • Loyalists

    American colonists that remained loyal to the Kingdom of Great Britan durring the revolutionary War
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  • Treaty Of Paris-1763

    Treaty Of Paris-1763
    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( French and Indian War).Signing of the treaty officially ended the Seven Years War.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The purpose of the proclamation was to organize Great Britain's new North American empire and to stabilize relations with Native North Americans through regulation of trade, settlement, and land purchases on the western frontier. In general, the Proclamation of 1763 was the initial and most visible sign that England was starting to take an interest in the United States again. Starting the Revolutionary War
  • Abigail Adams

    Abigail Adams
    The wife of John Adams. The mother of John Quincy Adams, the sixth President. And the second first lady of the United States.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    A tex writen by the british parlement declaring that colonist would pay a tax on every peice of paper they used.The money collected by the stamp act was used to help pay the cost of defending and protecting the American Frontier.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    A way of indirect taxing of colinist by having them house and feed Biritish soldiers. This led up to the boston tea party.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    The purpose of the Townshend Acts was to raise revenue in the colonies to pay the salaries of governors and judges so that they would be independent of colonial rule, to create a more effective means of enforcing compliance with trade regulations, and to establish the precedent that the British Parliament had the right to tax the colonies.prompting the occupation of Boston by British troops in 1768, which resulted in the Boston Massacre of 1770
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was the killing of five colonists by British Soldiers. It was the culmination of tensions in the American colonies that had been growing since british troops first appeared in Massachusetts.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Disguised as Indians, colonists destroyed the entire supply of tea sent by the East India Company in defiance of the American boycott of tea carrying a tax that the Americans had not authorized.The British government responded harshly and resulted in the American Revolution.
  • Sons Of Liberty

    Sons Of Liberty
    an group of American patriots that started in the North American British colonies. The group was formed to protect the rights of the colonists and work against the abuses of the British government. They are best known for the Boston Tea Party
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    the Patriot name for a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774.The acts stripped Massachusetts of self-government and historic rights, causeing outrage and resistance in the Thirteen Colonies. The acts were key developments in the outbreak of the American Revolution in 1775.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    a convention of delegates from twelve colonies (Georgia was not present) that met early in the American Revolution.The Congress was attended by 56 members appointed by the legislatures of twelve of the Thirteen Colonies, the exception being Georgia, which wanted British help with Indian problems on its frontier.The Congress met shortly to consider options, including an economic stop of British trade, rights and grievances, and petitioned King George the third for redress of those grievances
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–76 that inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The First milistary engagments of the revolutionary war. 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
    An American silversmith, early industrialist, and a patriot in the American Revolution. He affected the war by alerting the Colonial militia to the approach of British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord
  • Sam Adams

    Sam Adams
    one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. leader of the movement that became the American Revolution
  • John Adams

    John Adams
    the second president of the United States also a leading advocate of American independence from Great Britain.
  • Thomas Paine

    Thomas Paine
    he author of two highly influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, he inspired the Patriots in 1776 to declare independence from Britain
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    an American Founding Father. the main author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States
  • Patriots

    Colonists that violently rebelled against the British rule durring the American Revolution.
  • Declaration of Independance

    Declaration of Independance
    The daclaration of independance is a document stating that the thirteen American colonies declared independance from Britan
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    Two battles that were fought eighteen days apart on the same ground. Are normally thought as a turning point in the war.
  • Hessians

    18th-century German soldiers payed by the Crown of the British Empire. About 30,000 German soldiers served in the Thirteen Colonies during the American Revolutionary War.
  • Benedict Arnold

    Benedict Arnold
    A general during the American Revolutionary War who originally fought for the American Continental Army but defected to the British Army.When he was a a general on the American side, he got command of the fort at West Point, New York, and planned to give it to the British forces. After the plan was exposed he was commissioned into the British Army.
  • Lord Cornwallis

    Lord Cornwallis
    Leader of the British Army that surrendered durring Yorktown.Last major land battle of the Revolutionary War
  • Battle Of Yorktown

    Battle Of Yorktown
    A battle fought by the combined groups of the American Continental Army and French Army over a British Army. The last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    the first President of the United States.The commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
  • Martha Custis Washington

    Martha Custis Washington
    the wife of George Washington. First first lady of the united states
  • Treaty of Paris-1783

    Treaty of Paris-1783
    The treaty of paris ended the Revolutionary War against Britain and America