Tiriana Johnson, American Revolution Project

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  • Pre-Rev: The Stamp Act

    Pre-Rev: The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was an ad created by the British intending to punish the colonists and to pay for the war against Britain and France. The Stamp Act put a tax on anything on paper.
  • Pre-Rev: The Boston Massacre

    Pre-Rev: The Boston Massacre
    The American Patriots didn't like the fact that British soldiers occupying their city there to enforce taxes so they decided to protest and what started out to be a small riot became a bloody slaughter.
  • Pre-Rev: The Boston Tea Party

    Pre-Rev: The Boston Tea Party
    "no taxation without representation" rebelling against the British the colonists were angry because the British were putting taxes on almost everything so at the Boston Tea Party the American colonists dumped 342 boxes of tea into the harbor.
  • Pre- Rev: The Intolerable Act

    Pre- Rev: The Intolerable Act
    After the protest of the British taxation at the Boston Tea Party the British created this acts to punish the colonies for their behavior and being rebellious against British rule.
  • Pre- Rev: Lexington and Concord

    Pre- Rev: Lexington and Concord
    The battle of Lexington and Concord is know to have kicked off the American Revolution, during this day the British went to confiscate colonist's weapons. Paul Revere was the one to warn the colonists that the British were coming so the colonists prepared and caused the British to retreat giving them their first win before the war.
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    American Revolution

    The American Revolution was a war fought mainly between The British and American colonies. The colonies were fighting for independence from British because they didn't want to be controlled or taxed by them anymore.
  • Amer-Rev:Battle of Bunker Hill

    Amer-Rev:Battle of Bunker Hill
    The Battle of Bunker Hill was one of the first battles that the
    British defeated the Americans in. The British were trying to keep control of the city but the Americans continued to provoke them and decided to go defend the hills so that eventually led to this batte
  • Amer-Rev: Battle of Long Island

    Amer-Rev: Battle of Long Island
    The Battle of Long Island was won by the British mostly because the American troops were split into two cities so this gave the British an advantage since they stayed together and they captured thousands of Americans and continued to other cities for a couple of years.
  • Amer-Rev:Battle of Trenton

    Amer-Rev:Battle of Trenton
    The Battle of Trenton was a small battle but it was important because after losing so many battles before this one the Americans started to gain confidence back that they can win this war. The Americans won this battle by sneaking up and raiding the British.
  • Amer-Rev:Battle of Brandywine

    Amer-Rev:Battle of Brandywine
    The British won this war against the British but the American weren't out of tact they still had mostly everything they came into the battle with. They lost this battle because Washington made the mistake of thinking his army blocked every entry.
  • Amer-Rev:Battles of Saratoga

    Amer-Rev:Battles of Saratoga
    The battle of Saratoga was a major win for the Americans because the British weren't working together. This was a major turning point because once the Americans won, France noticed how strong they were and decided to provide them with arms and military assistance.
  • Amer-Rev:Battle of Valley Forge

    Amer-Rev:Battle of Valley Forge
    The British were the winners of The Battle of Valley Forge because the Americans had shortages on everything and most of the troops were turning up sick from diseases and because of how cold it was. This battle led the people and the Congress to question Washington's leadership
  • Amer-Rev:Battle of Monmouth

    Amer-Rev:Battle of Monmouth
    Most battles had a winner but this battle was known as a draw because sides caused each other damage and both sides lost many soldiers.
  • Amer-Rev:Battle of Cowpens

    Amer-Rev:Battle of Cowpens
    This battle was a big discussion of who won it but eventually it was decided that the Americans won. This battle gave the Americans a huge boost and it caused the British injuries that they just could not come back from. This battle led to Cornwallis surrendering during the Battle of Yorktown.
  • Amer-Rev: Battle of Guilford Courthouse

    Amer-Rev: Battle of Guilford Courthouse
    During this battle even though the British were known as the winners and the Americans had to retreat because they were losing. The British lost many soldiers during this battle which was a major reason that they lost the war.
  • Amer-Rev:Battle of Yorktown

    Amer-Rev:Battle of Yorktown
    During the Battle of Yorktown the Americans and the french trapped British soldiers so eventually the General of the British troops named Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington. The Battle of Yorktown was the last major battle in the American Revolution.
  • Post American Revolution

    Post American Revolution
    After the American Revolution the colonies that have fought for freedom and independence had finally gotten it. When they got their freedom there were still many bumps but eventually they began to build their governments up for the better.
  • Post-Rev: Shay's Rebellion

    Post-Rev: Shay's Rebellion
    Shay's rebellion which was led by Daniel Shay was fighting for people like farmers and others in debt to not be put on trial or prisoned for something that wasn't their fault.
  • Post-Rev: U.S Constitution

    Post-Rev: U.S Constitution
    The U.S Constitution later became the form of government that the United States has been living still to this day come together in 7 articles to make our goverment,
  • Post-Rev: Bill of Rights

    Post-Rev: Bill of Rights
    This document was written by James Madison and it gave Americans freedom like speech, religion, and press. the Bill of Rights are the first 10 amendments.
  • Post-Rev: Treaty of Paris

    Post-Rev: Treaty of Paris
    The signing of this treaty marked the end of the war. it was signed by the British to free the American colonists finally giving them their freedom and independence.