Road to the Revolution Eckman

  • The French and Indian War 1

    The French and Indian War 1
    The war started in 1754 and ended in 1763 when the French and Indian's were fighting because of Frances expansion into the Ohio River Valley where they both claimed as there land.
    At the beginning, the British seemed to be suffering becasue of the French's alliances with the Native Americans. In 1760, the french got kicked out of Canade and in 1763 their alliances in Europe seperated peace with Prussia. The British ended up winning the war. A major megative effect on the British was the dept
  • The French and Indian War 2

    The French and Indian War 2
    was the dept for the war. All thirteen colonies wanted nothing to do with eachother before the war and now they had to together to pay off the dept.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris ended the French and Indian war and their allies. A positive outcome for the British was getting Spanish Florida and Frances upper Canada and holding overseas. It also strengthened the 13 colonies by moving the European enemies to the north and south. The war effected the French by losing land and later their intervention in the American Revolution.
  • Pontiac's War

    Pontiac's War
    Poniac's war is when Poniac and his warriors tried to seize forcibly by defeating British fort Detroit. Henny Gladwin, a British Major, heard about Poniac's plan and they were ready when Poniac arrived. The Native Americans found that the British authorities were less conciliratory then their predecessors. Their was a campaign to kick the British from the French land they have. This war gets its name from Ottawa cheif Pontiac.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 was to organize Britian's empire in North America and from relations with the Native Americans though settlemet, trade, and land bought on the Western frointer. It said that all Indian's were protected by the king, all land that were "Indian Territory" were to be left alone by the Englishmen, and enforcement for new laws. The purpose pf the laws is to close the frointer to colonial expansion. The goals were to form governments for the new land from the French and to
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    and to encourage peace between the colonists and the Indian tribes. The colonists reacted surprised by how the Indian's formed an alliance with the French. Many of the tribes were jostile to the British settlers because they would begin to settle in the vast new frontier.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act is the revenue-raising act passed by the Great Britain. The Sugar Act reduced the tax rate of molasses. It also taxed sugar, certain wines, coffee, pimiento, and more. The purpose pf the law was to get money. The British wanted the money to provide more security for the colonists. The colonists responded by starting a boycott to stop buying British goods. The Sugar Act also brought the colonist closer together.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was a tax formed by the British Parliament. It made sure that many printing materials were printed and produced in London. It required that all American colonists pay a tax on every piece of printed paper used. They passed the law because it was used to help pay the costs of protecting American frontier near the Appalachian Mountains. The colonists responded by believing they could do anything more than buy the stamps. Colonists "fought back" by saying they should only be taxed
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    be taxed by their own representatives, that only Virginians voted by the Housde of Burgesses should pay Virginian taxes, and that people that support the rights of Parliament to tax Virginians should be known as enemies of the Colony.
  • The Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act
    The Quartering Act is the Act for punishing mutiny and desertion. Also for better payment for the army and their quarter. The purpose of the law was to point out the concerns of a troop deployment. The Quartering Act required the colonists to give quarters, food, and transportation to the British Soilderrs. They didnt find Frenchas a threat and didn't like the idea of paying for British protection. The reaction of the colonists was they refused to arrive the British troops.
  • The Stamp Act Congress

    The Stamp Act Congress
    The Stamp Act Congress was held to discuss and unite against the Decloration of Rights and Grievance, which they claimed Parliament didn't have the right to impose the tax. They thought this because it didn't include any representation from the colonies. William Ruggles, the President of the Congress, and Jemaes Otis were key leaders. Ruggles was because he refused to sign the Stamp Act Resolves and Otis was because he suggested to agree on a unite of action. The Stamp Act Congress represented
  • The Stamp Act Congress

    The Stamp Act Congress
    represented 9 colonies and represented by 27 delegates. The Declaration of RIghts and Grievance were documents written by the Stamp Act Congress. The Declaration of Rights raised 14 points in the colonia protest but was not directly towards the Stamp Act.
  • The Townshend Acts

    The Townshend Acts
    The Townshend Act is named after Charles Townshend. He was the Chancellor of the Exchequer. The purpose of the law was to create a better allience with trade regulations by raising the colonies pay for salaries of government and judges. Also so the British Parliament would have the right to tax the colonists. Colonists still had to pay tax from the British Government but without help from the Boston Tea Party and American Revolution. The colonists responses to the act by viewing the Parliament
  • The Townshend Acts

    The Townshend Acts
    Parliament's attempt to tax them as a violation of the constitutional docturines.
  • The Boston Masssacre

    The Boston Masssacre
    The Ownshend Acts passed taxed the colonists, so they reacted by invading and tounting the British. They called them names, spit at them, and fought. Caption Thomas Preston told the men not to fire but the soliders didn't hear and they heard a fire and started firing at the crowd killing 5 men. I think it's fair to call it a Massacre because the British were under attack and it was an accident when they killed the 5 men because they thought they fired at them first. John Adams and
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    Robert Auchmuty defended the British Soilders under Josiah Quiney Jr's orders. They defended them even thought they were anti-British because there were no lawyers in the city and they believed they would lose their legal careers. Paul Revere made the big painting called "The Bloody Massacre in King-Street".
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    The purpose of law to increase the deposit of tea to be sold from the India Company's sales. It was meant to help the Parliament of Great Britian. Monopoly is a company that controls all or nearly all business in a particular industary.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party is when 342 chests of tea was poured into the harbor. The tea was imported from Enland. This occured because the East India Company found themselves at odds with Americans with tea. 3 ships with 342 chests of tea. The Sons of Liberty are responsible for the Boston Tea Party. The British's responsice to this is that the citizens wanted the teas back to England without having to pay tax.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    The Intolerable acts were passes by the British Parliament because of the Boston Tea Party. Another name for them was the Coercive Acts. 6 acts were a part of them. Some key points of them is they were all acts from other places. They all also helped the Intolerable Act greatly.
  • The First Continental Congress

    The First Contiental Congress was held to form a plan of actions. 12 colonies were represented to it and 55 poeple. The colonies agrees to boycott British goods and meet again if Great Britian didn't change the polices. Some key poeple were James Madison, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and many more.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The British were headed to Concord because they had no control over Massachusetts outside of Boston. The first shot was fired in Lexington and after that, the British marched to concord. A minitman is a colonial militia volunteers in mass who was prepared to fight at a minutes notice. in concord, they captured reportedly stored arms in th town. The result of the Campaign on the British Army was the B American Colonies building and the British authorities.
  • The Second Continental Congress

    The Second Continental Congress
    On June 14, 1775n the Congress voted to "Adopt" the Boston troops. The Olive Branch petition affirmed Americans loyalty to Great Britian. The Declaration of Causes was a document that explained why the 13 colonies had taken arm. This role ratified the first.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    They intended on building in Boston but built in Bunker Hill. William Prescott led the Americans and General William Howe led the British to Bunker Hill. The British stratgy was to send troops out. They choose this strategy was to surprise and scare them. The British "won" the Battle of Bunker Hill.