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Road to the American Revolution

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Transcript of Road to the American Revolution

British take Philadelphia 177
*Center of Colonial Government
*Independence Hall
*Becomes the Capital of the US
Road to the
American
Revolution

Proclamation of 1763
Stamp Act
Townshend Acts
Boston Massacre
Tea Act
Boston Tea Party
Olive Branch Petition
Call to Arms
Battle of Lexington & Concord
First Continental Congress
Second Continental Congress
George Washington:
Commander of Army
Thomas Paine:
wrote COMMON SENSE
Declaration of Independence
UNITED STATES
OF AMERICA

GB won the French and Indian War
DEBT
Prevent further conflicts with Native Americans
British began taxing colonies
tax on all documents
"no taxation without representation"
Stamp Act Congress
meeting to organize resistance
Sons of Liberty
Coercive Acts
Tax on...
5 colonists killed
repealed Townshend Acts
342
B
Great Britain punished Boston
one group hoping to remain loyal to GB
one group preparing to fight
colonists protest
BOYCOTT
British send in MORE soldiers
tax on...
colonists protest = BOYCOTT
SONS OF LIBERTY
colonists organize = unify the colonies
begin to organize MILITIAS
first armed conflict!
decided to write the DECLARATION of INDEPENDENCE
1. all men (people) are EQUAL
2. people have NATURAL RIGHTS
3. Government gets power from the PEOPLE
England's Policy: Salutary Neglect
French and Indian War
debt
Long Term Causes
of the
American Revolution

End of SALUTARY NEGLECT
create ORDER
Make a Living
establish RELATIONSHIPS
Express Themselves
POLITICAL
DEVELOPMENT
ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT
SOCIAL
DEVELOPMENT
CULTURAL
DEVELOPMENT
Long Term Causes
of the
American Revolution

POLITICAL
ECONOMIC
SOCIAL
CULTURAL
ideas of self government
system of representative democracy in every colony














































































































































































































King George III
King George III ignored the FCC's
Declaration and Resolves...
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