American Revolution

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In History
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War was a war fought between britain and france. The French and Indian war broke out because the french and english both claimed the Ohio River Valley.
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 created a boundary known as the proclamation line, which separated the British colonies on the Atlantic coast from American Indian lands west of the Appalachian Mountains
  • The Sugar act

    The Sugar act
    The Sugar Act was the first tax on American colonies by British Parliament. The sugar act put taxes on sugar, molasses, and most shipped goods.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a fight between British soldiers and American colonists in Boston. This was a verbal conflict in which escalated to soldiers shooting and killing 5 colonists. The reason for the Boston Massacre is because the British had instituted a number of new taxes on the American colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A raid on three British ships in Boston Harbor. American colonists were angry at Britain for "taxation without representation." The Boston Tea Party was the first major opposition to British rule over the colonists.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    First battle of the American Revolution. It was heard all over the world because it made countries people revolt from their leaders like the French revolution.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    One of the bloodiest of the American Revolution. The British defeated the colonists and was the major battles of the American Revolution.
  • Patrick Henry’s “Give me liberty or give me death” speech

    Patrick Henry’s “Give me liberty or give me death” speech
    The speech that led to the continental army believing that they would win no matter what.
  • Thomas Paine's: Common Sense

    Thomas Paine's: Common Sense
    Thomas Paine's common sense was a pamphlet that lead to the declaration of Independence. It showed that we needed to be our own country and told common people to fight for our own government.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    It was written as a letter to the king to tell him the reason why they wanted to become their own country The United States of America.
  • Crossing Delaware

    Crossing Delaware
    The continental army did sneak attack on the british crossing the delaware river
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    It was the turning point in the war for the Continental army and helped bring Americas spirits up
  • Treaty of Alliance

    Treaty of Alliance
    It created a military alliance between the United States and France against great britain
  • Battle of Kings Mountain

    Battle of Kings Mountain
    The Continental Army fought up kings mountain and won
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    It was the last major battle of the American Revolution and the start of the new nation's independence. It also cemented Washington's reputation as a great leader and eventual election as first president of the United States.
  • Constitution

    Constitution
    The form of government we use today and It has worked ever since. Its the perfect form of union or government
  • First President

    First President
    President George Washington was elected president and personally my favorite president
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    A document that gave protection to people's rights and showed what those rights are.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion
    The Whiskey rebellion was another tax protest while George washington was the president after the American Revolution
  • George Washington's Retirement

    George Washington's Retirement
    In 1796, after two terms as president and declining to serve a third term George Washington retired as president.