Unit 2 Flee map

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  • French and Indian War 1754-1763

    Worldwide war against Britain and France.
    In 1760 Britain won the war.
    British took Canada from the French.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Ended French and Indian war.
    British claimed all land east of the Mississippi River.
    Colonist began to settle in the Ohio River Valley.
  • Sugar Act

    The first British tax placed on the colonist.
    Placed on colonial goods.
    Made to help pay off debt from the French and Indian war.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    British did not allow colonists to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains.
    The British Government angry that colonists didn’t want to pay for protection.
    This was the 1st time colonist had hostility towards the mother country.
  • Stamp Act

    Passed tax on paper goods.Such as legal documents and newspapers.
    The tax was a direct order from England.
    Intended on to collect internal tax.
  • Quartering Acts

    Established to save the British Government money.
    Allowed soilders to except room and board from colonists.
    Had to be renewed annually by British Parliament.
  • Writs of Assistance

    Allowed custom officers to search any ship at any time.
    Officers could search almost anything with the general search warrent.
    Usually used to search for smuggled goods.
  • Townshend Acts

    Made so colonists would pay certain salaries.
    The townshend acts were a series of acts.
    Named after Charles Townshend.
  • Boston Massacre

    It was a street fight against the colonist and British troops.
    It started in front of the Customs Office in Boston Massachusetts.
    In the end it killed 5 colonists.
  • Tea Act

    Act of the Parliament of Great Britain.
    Made to reduce the large amounts of tea stored up.
    Also made to reduce tea smuggling.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Colinistist boarded 3 ships and dumped the tea into the Boston Harbor.
    Referred as the "destruction of the tea."
    Was a political protest over the taxation on tea.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Result from the Boston Tea Party.
    Prevented town hall meetings.
    Blockaded Boston Harbor.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    Met at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Contained 55 members.
    Was a convention of delegates.
  • Lexington

    First shots were fired.
    Started the Revolutionary War.
    Colonist were greatly outnumbered in soilders.
  • Concord

    This battle happened right after Lexington.
    It was the second battle of the war.
    British Soilders were given orders to capture and destroy military supplies.
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Formally was known as Fort Carillon.
    Was built next to the La Chute River.
    It was a Star Fort for the French.
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    Met in Philadelphia.
    Mainly made for independence.
    Some people there for the 2nd Continental Congress were Benjamin Franklin and John Hancock
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    British attacked the continental army.
    "Don't shoot untill you see the whites of their eyes." The commander of the Patriots said during the battle.
    The battle was on 2 hills overlooking the Boston Harbor.
  • Common Sense

    It was a Pamphlet written by Thomas paine.
    It persuaded Colonist to seperate from Britain.
    Common Sense had 48 pages.
  • Declaration of Independence

    This document was written after the American Revolution.
    It declared that the colonist were independent from Great Britain.
    Written by Thomas Jefferson.
  • Battle of New York

    Was a series of Battles.
    Fought for the control of New York City.
    Continental Army was under George Washington's Command.
  • Battle of Trenton

    George Washington and his army crossed the Deleware River.
    Was against the Hessians.
    At the end of the battle almost every Hessian was captured.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Washington's army surrounded Cornwallis' army.
    Continental Army attacked the British Army.
    Continental Army defeated the British Army.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    This battle was a turning point in the war.
    Continental Army won.
    After the battle the French and Spanish joined the continental army.
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Military site for the Continental Army.
    Many men died of frostbite and diseases.
    Was not an actual battle.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Continental Army was led by George Washington.
    British Army was led by Lord Cornwallis.
    This Battle ended the Revolutionary War.
  • Treaty of Paris

    This Treaty officially ends the Revolutionary War.
    It was signed by several people like John Adams and Benjamin Franklin.
    It stated that the U.S. was independent.