French and Indian War1.It was fought between France and England
2.They were fighting for land.
3.The British won.
Treaty of Paris 17631.Britian claimed land east of Mississippi.
2.The colonist began to settle in the valley.
3.The war was costly.
Proclamation of 17631.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 17641.Tax on sugar and molasses.
2.The first british tax.
3.Used to pay of war debt.
STAMPACT 17651.tax on legal documents.
2.The congress organised a boycott.
3.The tax was dropped.
Quartering Act 17651.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 17671.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 17671.Tax on various household items.
2.The colonist boycotted.
3.It was eventually appealed.
Boston Massacre 17701.The colonists were throwing stones, snowballs, and sticks.
2.50 colonists attacked the british soliders.
3.They called it "The bloody massacre".
Tea Act 17731.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 17731.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 17741.It was passed to punish the colonists.
2.It prevented town hall meetings.
3.It also blocked the Boston Harbor.
1st Continental Congress 17741.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 17751.The New England volunteers were known as Miniutemen.
2."The shot heard around the world."
3.The British army overpowered the Minutemen.
Concord 17751.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 17751.The olive branch petition was formed.
2.They established the continental army.
3.George Washington was the commander.
Ft. Ticonderoga 1775
Bunker Hill 17751.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 17761.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 17761.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 17761.It was a surprise attack.
2.George Washington and the continental army crossed the Delaware River.
3.They defeated 800 hessians.
Battle of Princeton 17771.The U.S. won.
2.There were 300 British soliders.
3.It was another surprise victory.
Battle of Saratoga 17771.The French became allies.
2.It was a turning point.
3.It was another victory for the U.S.
Winter at Valley Forge 1777-17781.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 17811.Washington's army surrounded the British army.
2.The British surrendered.
3.The U.S. won.
Treaty of Paris 1783
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