Unit 2 Flee Map

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  • French and Indian War

    1.It was fought between France and England
    2.They were fighting for land.
    3.The British won.
  • Treaty of Paris 1763

    1.Britian claimed land east of Mississippi.
    2.The colonist began to settle in the valley.
    3.The war was costly.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    1.There was no settling west of the Appalachian Mountains
    2.The colonist didn't pay for protection from indians.
    3.This was the first time colonist went against England.
  • Sugar Act 1764

    1.Tax on sugar and molasses.
    2.The first british tax.
    3.Used to pay of war debt.
  • STAMPACT 1765

    1.tax on legal documents.
    2.The congress organised a boycott.
    3.The tax was dropped.
  • Quartering Act 1765

    1.It was established to save the british money.
    2.British soldiers had to be housed by the colonist.
    3.Colonist had to let the soliders live with them.
  • Writs of Assistance 1767

    1.Soliders had to seach ships and belongings.
    2.Merchants felt it was an invasion of property.
    3.Allowed officals to search for anything supisious.
  • Townshed Acts 1767

    1.Tax on various household items.
    2.The colonist boycotted.
    3.It was eventually appealed.
  • Boston Massacre 1770

    1.The colonists were throwing stones, snowballs, and sticks.
    2.50 colonists attacked the british soliders.
    3.They called it "The bloody massacre".
  • Tea Act 1773

    1.It was the final spark to the Revolutionary war.
    2.The tea was sold by the East Indian Company.
    3.The tea was shipped directly to the colonies and sold for a bargin price.
  • Boston Tea Party 1773

    1.The colonies refused to pay taxes.
    2.It was a resonce to the Tea Act.
    3.the colonist dressed as indians and dumped tea into the ocean.
  • Intolerable Acts 1774

    1.It was passed to punish the colonists.
    2.It prevented town hall meetings.
    3.It also blocked the Boston Harbor.
  • 1st Continental Congress 1774

    1.They met in Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia.
    2.The people of the continental congress were elected by the colonial legislature.
    3.It was formed to form a resolution with the British.
  • Lexington 1775

    1.The New England volunteers were known as Miniutemen.
    2."The shot heard around the world."
    3.The British army overpowered the Minutemen.
  • Concord 1775

    1.The Minutemen forced the British to retreat.
    2.The British met hundred of Miniutemen.
    3.The Patroits used the hit and run tactic.
  • 2nd Continental Congress 1775

    1.The olive branch petition was formed.
    2.They established the continental army.
    3.George Washington was the commander.
  • Ft. Ticonderoga 1775

  • Bunker Hill 1775

    1.The britished marched up bunker hill.
    2.The Americans were low on gun powder.
    3."Don't shoot untill you see the whites of their eyes"
  • Common Sense 1776

    1.Thomas Paine tried to change the public opinion about American Independance.
    2.His argument pursuded colonist to fight for independance.
    3."Our corn will fetch its price in any market in Europe."
  • Declaration of Independence 1776

    1.Thomas Jefferson wrote it.
    2.On July 4,the congress adopted it.
    3.It was the break up letter with Britian.
  • Battle of New York 1776

  • The Battle of Trenton 1776

    1.It was a surprise attack.
    2.George Washington and the continental army crossed the Delaware River.
    3.They defeated 800 hessians.
  • Battle of Princeton 1777

    1.The U.S. won.
    2.There were 300 British soliders.
    3.It was another surprise victory.
  • Battle of Saratoga 1777

    1.The French became allies.
    2.It was a turning point.
    3.It was another victory for the U.S.
  • Winter at Valley Forge 1777-1778

    1.Washington and his menspent the winter in Valley Forge.
    2.It was in Pennslvania.
    3.The troops were in need of food in clothes.
  • Battle of Yorktown 1781

    1.Washington's army surrounded the British army.
    2.The British surrendered.
    3.The U.S. won.
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

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