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The American Revolution

This was a project I did for social studies class on the Revolutionary War.

Sirisai Phanekham-Mouanghane

on 15 February 2013

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Transcript of The American Revolution

The American Revolution The Proclamation of 1763 The King said that the colonists could not go past the Appalachian Mountains Boston Tea Party
Effect: Tea Act
Intolerable Acts Intolerable Acts
Effect: Boston Tea Party
Organized and united Colonies Sirisai P.M Ethan Allen Helped capture Fort Ticonderoga The Sugar Act . The Treaty of Paris 1765 A tax on all the sugar imported into the colonies
Most of the colonists were angry about this
That is what caused the merchants in Boston and New York to boycott buying British goods
First African-American poet and first American born woman to publish a poetry book
She was born on May 8, 1756 and was raised by the Wheatly family
Even though she was black, Wheatly was one of the most famous poets in that era 1763 This a a photo of Phillis Wheatly Cause: The King did not want conflict with the natives
Effect: Colonists got angry The Document of the Proclamation of 1763 Phillis Wheatly 1764 1773 The Currency Act Colonists could not make their own money
September 1, 1764 was when Parliament passed the Currency Act 1764 Cause:
Effect: King wanted to show that he was in control
Made colonists angry Was commissioned to major general in the American Army on the 31st of July
Full name: Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert du Montier, Marquis de Lafayette 1764 1777 1776 Battle of Long Island British won
First battle after Declaration of Independence
British had control of New York Map of Long Island War Interesting Facts Also known as Battle of Brooklyn Heights
Largest battle of entire conflict Commanding chief of the Continental Army George Washington 1781 Declaration of Independence Signed on July 4, 1776
A document that stated America was cutting all ties with England The Sugar Act Colonists dumped 342 containers of tea into the Boston Harbor The Boston Tea Party Mrs. Kemper Intolerable Acts 1774 King closed part of Boston until Boston Tea Party was paid for The Currency Act
Effect: 1775 The Quartering Act Colonists must house and feed British soldiers in the colonies 1765 The Quartering Act
Effect: King needed to house and feed soldiers
Made colonists angry First open battles between colonists and British Concord and Lexington 1783 Marquis de Lafayette Battle of Saratoga Americans won
British lost
Major American victory, increased support from France and Spain
It took place on the Hudson River Battle of Yorktown Americans won
Washington's victory that ended the war
Took place in Yorktown, Virginia King wanted to show that he was in control
Made colonists angry Concord and Lexington
Effect: King wanted to capture leaders and get guns
Second Continental Congress Benjamin Franklin Campaigned for the colonies in France and England The Treaty of Paris is what ended The American Revolution between the Americans and the English
The American representatives were Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Jay, and Henry Laurens
The King signed this document which gave the Americans their independence
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