Unit 2 Topics

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    1Fought between England and France .2Fought over land control of the northern territories.3The start of the war was a result of indians led by George Washington killing a french officer.
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    The end of the Revolutinary War

  • proclamation of 1763

    proclamation of 1763
    1. Aborder line that stops the colonist from expanding. 2.To prevent a war with native americans. 3. Colonist did not like the act.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    1Ended the French and Indian war.2England was determined to be the victor of this war.3 France loses all of its north america claims.England claims all land west of the missippi river and north through canada.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    1.Ends the french and indian war.2.King Taxes the colonies to pay off debt.3.War between french, indians, and the british also the colonist.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act on sugar. 2.colonist were upset of the act. 3.colonist boycotted sugar
  • Quartering act

    Quartering act
    1. An act were the colonist had to provide shelter and food for the british soldiers. 2. Some colonist disobeyed the act. 3.british taxed because providing for the soldiers was to much.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    1. tax on all papered goods 2. parliment repealed the act.3. the colonist boycotted and the quate. No taxation without representation.
  • Writs of Assistance

    Writs of Assistance
    1. law where british could search colonies without a warrent.2. Colonist were angered by the law. 3.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    1.Suspended new york meatings until they house britian troops. 2. New York saw it unfair and wouldn't house the soldiers. 3. It also taxed on other goods.
  • Boston Massacre

    	Boston Massacre
    1. It was a patriot mob that was thourghing rocks and other things at british troops.2. Two british troops returned fired and killed 3 people and wounded 8 people. 3. There was a trail called later of the insedent for murder.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    1.The Tea Act allowed the British East India Company to sell tea directly to the colonists. 2. Colonist refused to pay the act and wouldnt unload the tea of the ships. 3. No taxation without representation.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    1.Coloist dress up as native amerians board three British tea ships moored in Boston Harbor and dump 342 chests of tea into the water.2. The sons of liberty come up with the idea.3. Colonist did it as a protest of the tea act.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    1. Represenatives from each colony whent to the meating.2. The meating was held in pennsilvaynia,philadelphia.3. The meeting was about disscussing what to do about the intolerable acts.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    1. British were angered by the act and passed the intolerable acts.2. The British closed the Boston Harbor pending the people of Boston paying for the lost tea.3.This is the act that pushed the colonist over the edge.
  • Lexington

    1. First shots of the war were fired here.2. Pual revere rode through towns warning that the british were coming.3. Minutemen were ready and fought the british army lost but wounded some of the british soldiers.
  • Concord

    1. British whanted to capture the sons of liberty.2. We won the battle of concord and made the british retreat.3. The sons of liberty were safe and out of reach.
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    2nd Continental Congress
    1.Was to create an official army called the contenintal army.2.The colonist needed a army because all they had was milita.3.George Washington was elected general of the army that would represent the 13 colonies
  • Ft. Ticonderoga

    Ft. Ticonderoga
    1. Ethan Allen and Captain Benedict Arnold of the led the Green Mountain Boys of on a raid of Fort Ticonderoga.2.It was a suprise attack when british soldiers were asleep.3.They captured the Fort without a single shot being fired.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    1.The coninental army surrounded boston citie on bunker hill.2.British didn't like the colonist around them so they marched up the hill and fought the colonist for the hill.3."Don't shoot until until you see the whites of their eyes!"
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    1. Convince the colonist for americn independence.2. The King did not like this pamphlet.3.Common sence changed alot of the colonists minds and they wanted independence.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    1.Members of the Second Continental Congress voted in favor of independence.2.Thomas Jefferson wrought the decleration of independence.3.On july 4 proclaims the independence of a new United States.
  • Battle of New York

  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    1.2,500 soldiers crossed the Delaware River in a snow storm.2.George Washington gained a victory in the suprise attack.3.The british were sleeping and not an colonist was hurt.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    1.Washington was able to escape the britishs cluches.2.Washington gets his 2 victory.3.Corn wallis was tricked by washington and let him get away.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    1.turning point in the war.2.we gained allies like the french.3.the french would later on help us win the war.
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    1.Many people died and came ill.2. The soldiers lacked proper clothing -- many without shoes or warm clothes.3.they lived in tents and would share each others cloths.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    1.british would fall back into a trap.2.continental army an the french navy trap general corn wallis on a peninsela..3Corn wallis would surrender after a couple of days of battle and would end the war.
  • Treaty of paris

    Treaty of paris
    1.Ended the revolution.2.Countries would pay debt.3.Patriots would give all land back to loyalist that was taken.