American Revolution

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  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Because after the 7 Years war, the British were in debt trying to protect the colonies, so they needed the money to pay back other countries. They decided to pass a tax called the Stamp Act. The stamp act was a tax that was forced on the American colonies by Great Britain which forced the colonies to pay a tax on all printed items. Ex: newspapers, magazines, documents, etc. This way, the British could get some money back, but the colonies refused to pay and protested.
  • Quartering Act (Choice 2)

    Quartering Act (Choice 2)
    The Quartering Act was a law to asses by the British on the colonies that forced the Americans to provide food, drink, wood, fuel, and transportation to British troops located in their towns or villages. The British passed this law shortly after the passage of the Stamp Act. Though, the colonists continued to protest and argued that the taxes were too much to pay.
  • Boston Tea Party (Choice 1)

    Boston Tea Party (Choice 1)
    The Boston Tea Party was a protest by the American Colonists against the British government in which the colonists dumped three trade ships (342 chests) of tea that the British transported into the Boston Harbor, causing them to lose all the tea and leaving the British parliament in debt.
  • Intolerable Act

    Intolerable Act
    The intolerable Act was a harsh laws that was pushed by the British parliament on the colonies to punish them for events such as the Boston Tea Party and other protests and objections.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was a document that stated that the 13 colonies were no longer in the power of the British rule. It was sent as a compliant letter to king Henry and had all complaints about Henry’s decisions and argued that their rights should be respected and protected instead of violated and broken and had their names signed at the end to make it official.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The battle of Yorktown was important because it was the last major battles of the American revolution. It was a battle of The French and the colonies against the British. After this battle was won, it gave George Washington a good reputation as a leader and impacted his election for president.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The treaty of paris was an official compromise that was signed between the United States and Britain that needed the American revolution war.
  • US Constitution

    US Constitution
    The US constitution was finalized and signed on this day and was ready to be put in act. The constitution mentions and protects all base human rights and rules that will shape America throughout history.