American revolution

The American Revolution By: Cooper

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  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    In 1754 George Washington was sent to challenge the french people. The war ended in 1763.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was when the British taxed the colonies extra for stamps. Needless to say, the colonists weren't happy campers.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was when a group of colonists started yelling things at British soldiers and over time the group got larger. One of the soldiers, in panic, fired a shot. The other soldiers did the same. Three people died instantly and two more would die later.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was actually not a party at all. Quite the opposite, really. The Boston Tea Party was when The Sons of Liberty pretended they were Native Americans and dumped over 300 chests of tea off the ship.
  • Intollerable Act

    Intollerable Act
    The Intolerable Act was when the British punished the colonists for things like the Boston Tea Party. This punishment involved many things.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the first battle that started the war. When the two armies met nobody fired.They didn't know what to do. But then someone fired a shot. It was called the shot heard around the world.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The Battle of Bunker Hill was when the colonists found two hills and claimed one of them. In the war it was good to have high ground. The British saw what the colonists were doing, and the battle began. In the end it was a British victory because the colonists ran out of ammo but the British lost more men.