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Copy of Revolutionary War

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The Proclamation of
1763

The colonists couldn't go past
the Appalachian Mountains
1763
The Sugar Act
The King put a tax on sugar
that was imported to the
colonies for money.
1764
1760
1761
1762
The Stamp Act
1765
The colonists had to pay a tax
on every piece of paper they used
or owned.
1766
1767
The Townshend Acts
Taxes on the items imported by the
colonists, including glass, lead, and tea.
1768
Cause: Pay salaries of Gov. and Judges, enforce regulations
Effect: Troops sent in 1768 because of resistance, Boston issues
1772
1774
1773
1771
1770
1769
The colonists could only buy
from the British East India.
The Tea Act
The colonists dressed up
like Indians and dumped 342
containers of tea into the
Boston Harbor.
The Boston Tea Party
Cause: The French and Indian War
Effect: The colonists got angry, and the King was in debt
Cause: The King was raising money for England
Effect: Made the colonists angry and that caused the Boston Boycott
Cause: Needed to raise money for 10,000 soldiers in the Frontier
Effect: The Sons of Liberty, and the Stamp Act Congress
Cause: The King was trying to raise money and control the colonists
Effect: The Boston Tea Party
Cause: The Tea Act and the monopoly on tea importation
Effect: The Intolerable Acts thus the First Continental Congress
1775
1776
The Declaration of
Independence

A letter from the colonists to the King,
declaring independence.
The Battle of Trenton
Took place in New Jersey
Americans won, took control
of Trenton and increased
confidence.
December of 1776
1777
1778
1780
1779
1782
Sept.
1783

1781
October of 1780
October of 1781
September of 1777
December of 1778
The

Battle

of

Brandywine Creek
Took place in Pennsylvania
Took place in Georgia
Took place in South Carolina
Took place in Virginia
British won, and took control over
Philadelphia.
The Battle of Savannah
British won, and gave them control
of a major southern city.
The Battle of
King's Mountain
Americans won, and that was the
turning point for American tactics.
The Battle of
Yorktown
Americans won, that was Washington's victory that ended
the war.
The Treaty
of
Paris

The King of England
gave America its
Independence.
Patrick Henry
One of the most influential promoters of the American Revolution, he also gave the famous "Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death" speech.
Phillis Wheatley
The first African American poet and first African born woman to publish a book.
Sybil Ludington
A heroine of the war who also
warned the colonists of the British
heading for Concord and Lexington.
She was only 16!
Thomas Jefferson
He wrote the Declaration of
Independence, and he also was a Founding Father.
Sarah Fulton
She helped with organizing the Boston Tea Party, and with soldiers at Bunker Hill. She was also a
Daughter of Liberty.
Causes of the Revolutionary War...
and the War

American
Revolution
Table of Contents
The Proclamation of 1763
The Sugar Act
The Stamp Act
The Townshend Acts
The Tea Act
The Boston Tea Party
The Declaration of Independence
The Battle of Trenton
The Battle of Brandywine Creek
The Battle of Savannah
The Battle of King's Mountain
The Battle of Yorktown
The Treaty of Paris
Patrick Henry
Phillis Wheatley
Sybil Ludington
Thomas Jefferson
Sarah Fulton
Troops Sent to America
To occupy the city of Boston
Cause: Boston was boycotting and becoming uneasy
Effect: The Boston Massacre of March of 1770
Lexington and Concord
April 19th, 1775 - 700 British
under Colonel Francis Smith vs. 500 Massachusetts militiamen (minutemen)
-First shots fired at dawn at Lexington (Shots heard round the world
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