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Transcript of American Revolution
An expression or Declaration of objection, disapproval, or dissent.
The Patriots protested the Kings rueful taxes.
To combine in abstaining from, or preventing dealings with, as a means of intimidation or coercion.
The Patriots boycotted tea because the lousy King put taxes on the tea.
Action or speech on behalf of a person, group, business house, state, or the like by an agent.
The intelligent Thomas Jefferson represented the Patriots during the Revolutionary war.
An estimate, often itemized, of expected income and expense for a given period in the future. The Patriots budget for the war included clothes, guns, and food for the army.
A person designated to act for or represent another or others.
Alexander Hamilton was a great delegate to represent the Patriots.
The region or district assigned to a representative, agent, or the like, as for making sales. The Patriots fought so they could have their territory away from the despicable King.
A formally drawn request.
The Patriots started a petition so that they could be free from the British and the hateful King.
A member of a group of American militiamen.
A hundred minutemen gathered to fight the brainless British.
A person who favors the abolition of any law or practice deemed harmful to society.
A person who's against slavery.
Abraham Lincolin was an abolitionist.
A formal expression of opinion or intention made, usually after voting, by a formal organization, a legislature, a club, or other group. The Resolution for the foolish tax on tea was to not buy tea.
A wrong considered as grounds for complaint, or something believed to cause distress.
The Patriots had grievances against the senceless taxes.
Any obstruction of passage or progress.
The fearful British built a blockade to block off trade.
Exclusive privilege to carry on a business.
The courts could no longer be used to enforce its monopoly.
Person who is loyal; a supporter of the sovereign or of the existing government, especially in time of revolution.
George Washington loyalist for the Patriots.
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts.
This proved that we were not afriad to fight the greedy savages.
Battle of Bunker Hill
Boston Tea Party
The Sons of Liberty and the Boston Tea Party. In 1771, a group of colonists protest thirteen years of increasing British oppression, by attacking merchant ships in Boston Harbor.
We are the Patriots and were will take on the dirty savages any day.
On April 5, 1764, Parliament passed a modified version of the Sugar and Molasses Act (1733), which was about to expire.
The nasty King raised the taxes for sugar but that just made us even more mad!
The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament on March 22, 1765. The new tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used.
We the Patriot we dont back down so if they raise the taxes, so be it!
On this day in 1781, General George Washington, commanded a force of 17,000 French troops, Battle of Yorktown against British General Lord Charles Cornwallis commanded 9,000 British troops at Yorktown, Virginia, in the most important battle of the Revolutionary War.
Ha the savages thought we would give up then you thought wrong.
Battle Of Yorktown
Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is the most important document. The Declaration of Independence is the reason we have freedom and have librety.
We will get are fredom one way or the other!
Declaration of Independence
Olive Branch Petition
John Dickinson drafted the Olive Branch Petition, which was drafted by the Second Continental Congress on July 5 and submitted to King George on July 8, 1775. It was an attempt to assert the rights of the colonists while maintaining their loyalty to the British crown. King George refused to read the petition and on August 23 proclaimed that the colonists had "proceeded to open and avowed rebellion."
We should be able to be free and not locked up with you the savages!
Also known as the Seven Years’ War. When France’s expansion into the Ohio River valley brought repeated conflict with the claims of the British colonies, a series of battles led to the official British declaration of war in 1756.
We show those savages that we were the patriots and that we dont back down!
French and Indian War
The Boston Massacre was the killing of five colonists by British regulars on March 5, 1770. It was the culmination of tensions in the American colonies that had been growing since Royal troops first appeared in Massachusetts in October 1768 to enforce the heavy tax burden imposed by the Town shend Acts.
You the savages killed 5 of are innocent people that did nothing to you.
He warned that the British were coming.
He did not like the rude and crude King.
He was a lawyer during the Revolutionary War.
He had to defend people during the Revolutionary War.
"Give me liberty or give me death!"
He used words to fight for Independence during the Revolutionary War.
He also worked in the Congress.
We the Patriots want Liberty.
Patrick Henry was the person who said this quote during the Revolution.
People were willing to die over Liberty.
"We fight ,get beat, rise, and fight again!"
He was a soldier during the Revolutionary War.
He stood up to that lousy King.
Genral Nathanael Greene said this quote.
He served with the Congress during the Revolutionary War.
He helped the Patriots have freedom.
King George lll
He was the King during
the Boston Tea Party.
King George was the terrible King who worked for the British.
"Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have war, let it begin here."
John Paul Jones
He was the first Naval Fighter in Revolutionary War.
We Patriots should have Liberty.
Cernal John Parker said this quote.
Martha Washington was George Washington's wife during the Revolutionary War.
We Patriots should have the right to stand up.
"Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes."
Was John Adams wife during the Revolutionary War.
She wrote her husband letters about the unlikeable British.
A.French And Indian War 1754
B. Sugar Act 1764
C. Stamp Act 1765
Israel Putman said this quote.
D. Declaration of Independence 1766
Hero of the Boston Massacre.
He was a former slave.
E. Townshend Act 1767
F. Boston Massacre 1770
G. Boston Tea Party 1773
H. Olive Branch Petition 1775
I. Battle of Bunker Hill 1775
J. Battle of Yorktown 1781
This proves that
the Patriots never
This proves that
liberty, if not, they
This qoute means
the Patriots will not fire
until the British fire, but if
they do, the Patriots are
ready for war!
This quote means
the Patriots don't
need to fire until
they see the British
are ready for war.
"Rally Mohawks! Bring out your axes
and tell King George we'll pay no taxes!"
This means that
the people are
going on strike
until the King
says no more
The Townshend Act was about the cloul King and his right to put taxes on anything. Nobody did anything wrong to deserve taxes.