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Transcript of American Revolution
13 Colonies Unhappy with Britain
Proclamation of 1763
First Continental Congress
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1774
States of America
Colonists Wanted Independence
The American Revolution
4th Grade Social Studies
Proclamation of 1763
After the French and Indian War
The British restricted settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains.
High Taxes Imposed on the Colonists
Without Their Consent
"Taxation Without Representation"
1765 - Stamp Act - taxes on printing on stamped paper
Sons of Liberty
Boston Tea Party
December 16, 1773
No More Kings
Formed as a result of the Intolerable Acts.
The Shot Heard
Round the World
April 19, 1775
Battles of Lexington and Concord
First shot fired
that started the
Declaration of Independence
July 4, 1776
The End of the War
The Battle of Yorktown
October 19, 1781
Surrender of Cornwallis
The Treaty of Paris, 1783
Congress of the Confederation
Created November 15, 1777
Ratified March 1, 1781
Created September 17, 1787
Ratified June 21, 1788
1773 - Tea Act - taxes on tea imported into the colonies
Britain passed laws to try to keep control of the Colonists.
Met to get Britain to act more fairly.
It was designated as an Indian Reserve.
The Minute Man
in Concord, Mass.
The Lexington Minuteman
in Lexington, Mass.
United States of America
June 14, 1775
General George Washington
Articles of Confederation
First Congress met March 4, 1789