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Author (last name, first name): Stuart Murray
Title of book: American Revolution
Place of Publication: 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014
Publisher: Beth Sutinis
Date Published: 2005
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Title of website: The Declaration of Independence
Date Accessed (month/day/year): 1/7/13 Through 1/24/13
Entire Website Address (URL): www.ushistory.com Effects Ashley Becerra
February 15,2013 Description of Weapons The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occured on March 5,1770, between a "patriot" mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of Britain soldiers. Print Material
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Entire Website Address (URL): American Revolutionary War April 19,1775 war started 1775 In the first major battle of the American Revolution , the colonists face the British at Bunker Hill. 1775 The American victory at the Battle of Saratoga is the turning point of the war. 1778 France recognizes American independence
1779 Spain enters the war against Britain
1780 Tupac Armaru , a descendant of the Incas , leads a revolt against Spain 1781 The British surrender to the Americans at Yorktown .
December 23,1783 war ends, Great Britain recognizes American Independence in the Treaty of Paris. On May 10,1773 the Tea Act was passed allowing the British East India Company to sell it’s low-cost tea directly to the colonies, undermining colonial tea merchants. Merchants who had been acting as the middlemen in legally importing tea stood to lose their businesses to the East India lose The Tea Act directly impacted shop keepers who would only be allowed to purchase tea from merchants selected by the East India company and their monopoly. Only ships owned by the East India company could carry tea, the American ships engaging in the tea trade would be redundant. The revolt began when about 50 citizens attacked a British sentinel. The Boston Massacre was a signal event leading to the Revolutionary War. Conflict between Bostonians and Redcoats flared into violence in 1770, when soldiers on guard duty were harassed by a rowdy mob. The American uniforms during the Revolutionary War were blue, because indigo, a dye that came from a plantgrown in the South, was one of the most common dyes available in the colonies. The French musket was more toward the end of the American Revolution, when the French started to ship arms to help them in the revolution. This musket is firing characteristics are the same as most muskets, short range and inaccurate. Two brothers from Virginia, Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee, were among the signers of Declaration of Independence. Their cousin, Revolutionary War commander Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee, was the father of Robert E. Lee, who would command the confederate Army during the American Cival War. In 1775, Ben Franklin wrote a Declaration of Independence. His declaration shocked many of the Continental Congress. It would be another year before Congress would ask Thomas Jefferson to write his version with help from Franklin. The American Revolution (1775-1783) is also known as the American Revolutionary War and the U.S. War of Independence. The conflict arose from growing tensions between residents of Great Britain's 13 North American colonies militiamen in Lexington and Concord in April 1775 kicked off the armed conflict, and by the following summer, they were waging a full-scale war for their independence . France entered the American Revolution on the side of the colonists in 1778, turning what had basically been a Civil War into an international conflict. After French assistance helped the Continental Army force the British surrender at Yorktown, Virginia, in 1779, the Americans had efficiently won their independence, though fighting would not formally end until 1783. 1775-1783