tallarico road to the revolution project


    FROM: (1689-1763)
    They fought over land and trade. The French won many early victories over the British. The British won in the end of the war. The war negatively affects the British because they had a huge war debt after the war was won.
  • Treaty of Paris 1763

    Treaty of Paris 1763
    The Treaty of Paris was a document from the British, France, Spain, and the Netherlands to stop fighting. They received Quebec and the Ohio River Valley. They also won most of North America. They lost a lot of money and land and wanted revenge on the British.
  • Pontiac's War

    Pontiac's War
    Pontiac’s war was the result of the British settlers talking Native American land they won from the French. They fought to get their land from the British. It gets its name from the tribe’s chief Pontiac. He killed some of the settlers. It also made them mad that the governor wouldn’t help them.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The proclamation of 1763 was a law stating that the settlers couldn’t go west of the Application Mountains. The English settlers didn’t like that they couldn’t go on the land they fought and won for. They went west anyways.
  • sugar act

    sugar act
    The sugar act was a taxing of the colonies. It taxed all kinds of sugars, wines, and other important goods. They passed this law to help pay for their huge debt left over from the war. The colonist got upset and angry that they were being taxed by the British and not their colonies goverment.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The stamp act was another tax the British Parliament passed on the colonies. It taxed all papers such as wills, marriage license, newspapers, playing cards etc. They passed this law to help pay for the war debt. The colonist again didn’t like this law. The colonist acted worse to the stamp act than the sugar act. They fought back against the British government by not buying anything made in England.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    The quartering act was a law making colonist take care of the British solders if the camps were full. The purpose of this law was to make the colonist pay for the solders. It required the colonist to give the solders a place to live and eat id brackets were full. The colonist hated this law because they didn’t want to be under Britain’s control.
  • Stamp Act Congress

    Stamp Act Congress
    The stamp act congress was held to have the colonies work together to end the Parliaments taxes. The key leaders were Samuel Adams, James Otis, John Dickinson, and others. Nine of the thirteen colonies showed to the stamp act congress. They made the declaration of rights and grievances. It was a tax imposed on British colonists without their formal consent was unconstitutional
  • Townsend Acts

    Townsend Acts
    The Townshend act was named after Charles Townshend who sponsored the protesters. It was made to recollect revenue from the colonist in America. Thing like glass, lead, paints, paper, and tea were taxed. The colonist again protested and boycotted English goods. It eventually got repealed all but the tea.
  • Boston Massarce

    Boston Massarce
    The Boston Massacre was the result of the stamp act, Townshend act, and sugar act. After they were being taxed and protested the acts were repealed from the Parliament, the tea was still being taxed though. The Boston massacre was the killing of five colonists by British regulars. The protested and were then killed. I don’t think it is ok to call it a massacre because only a few people died. John Adams defended the solders that killed the 5 colonist. He defended them because he believed every
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The purpose of this act was to bail out the East India Company. It was to help the British get out of debt. A monopoly is a person who owns a lot of land.
  • boston tea party

    boston tea party
    The Boston tea party was a nonviolent political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston. It was a result of the taxing in the colonies for tea. About 90,000 pounds of tea were thrown overboard by the sons of liberty who were dressed as Native Americans. The British responded to this by making the Intolerable acts.
  • Intolerance Acts

    Intolerance Acts
    The intolerable acts were passed after the Boston tea party to try to get the colonies to stop protesting and to pay the taxes that were given to them. Another name for this act was the coercive acts. There were actually 4 laws in this act. Some key parts were that no tea was allowed till owners were paid back. Only food and firewood were permitted into the port. Town meetings were banned and the British government gained more power.
  • 1st Continetal Congress

    1st Continetal Congress
    The first Continental Congress was held because many colonists were upset about the Intolerable acts and the taxes. All but Georgia had had representatives at the meeting. In all there were 56 people at the meeting. Two things the colonies agreed to do were to boycott British goods and have a council of safety in every colony. Some important people there were Patrick Henry, George Washington, John Adams, and John Jay.
  • Lexigton and Concord

    Lexigton and Concord
    The British military had gone to Concord to get the gun power and cannons they had heard that the colonist had. On the way to it they had saw the minutemen and had wanted them to leave. Shots were fired and people were killed but no British. The British found none of the items. A minuteman was a person who was ready at a minutes notice. In Concord they knew that the British were coming and got ready when the British got there they started shooting at each other ending with the British losing.
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    2nd Continental Congress
    On the 14th of June in 1775 the Congress met and made some resolutions to the problems of a possible upcoming war. They sent more riflemen to the colonies. There were some drummers, trumpeters, 3 lieutenants, 4 sergeants, 4 corporals, and 68 privates in each company. The olive branch petition was the congresses attempt to avoid a war. They told the king in a letter that they were upset with the Parliament not him.
  • 2nd continential congress b

    2nd continential congress b
    . The declaration of causes was letter saying what the colonist thought was unconstitutional of the British parliament. The 2nd continental congress became our 1st actual separate government.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The colonist originally wanted to put the army at Bunker Hill but ended up at Breed’s Hill. General Artemas Ward led the colonist into the fight, General William Howe. The British strategies were to run up the hill fight retreat back down and then attack again. They did this because they wanted to push the colonists westward. The British attacked the hill 2 times. On the third time the colonist were low on gunpowder and bullets. They started to fight hand-to-hand.
  • Battle of Bunker hill 2

    Battle of Bunker hill 2
    The colonist eventually retreated. The British won but with it was a costly victory because they had many deaths on their side.