ALL THE STUFF THAT HAPPENED AFTER THE FIRST CIVILIZATIONS OF THE AMERICANS

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BRIEF EXPLANATION OF DIFFERENT EVENTS THAT EVENTUALLY LEAD TO THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR

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ALL THE STUFF THAT HAPPENED AFTER THE FIRST CIVILIZATIONS OF THE AMERICANS

  1. 1. ALL THE STUFF THAT HAPPENED AFTER THE FIRST CIVILIZATIONS OF THE AMERICAS
  2. 2. EXPLORATION AND COLONIZATION   SPANISH CONQUISTADOR HERNAN CORTES BEGINS CONQUEST OF THE AZTECS EMPIRE (1519) CONQUISTADOR FRANCISO PIZARRO CONQUERS THE INCAS (1532)  1492 COLUMBUS WAS LOST AND LANDED ON THE BAHAMAS AND RENAMED THE ISLAND SAN SALVADOR
  3. 3. RIVALRIES AMONG EUROPEAN NATIONS (1500-1700'S)  FRANCE, ENGLAND AND SPAIN COMPETED FOR RICHES AROUND THE WORLD AND CARVED UP NORTH AMERICA INTO THEIR OWN COLONIES
  4. 4. THE 13 COLONIES (1630-1750)  THE BRITISH COLONIES STARTED FOR TWO REASONS IN NORTH AMERICA (RICHES AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM)
  5. 5. GROWTH OF SLAVERY AND THE SLAVE TRADE  AS THE COLONIES GREW AND CASH CROPS WERE BEING PLANTED, NATIVE AMERICANS, WHITES AND AFRICANS ALL EXPERIENCED SOME FORM OF SLAVERY
  6. 6. CRISIS IN THE COLONIES (17451775)  AFTER THE FRENCH & INDIAN WAR, TENSION BETWEEN THE CROWN AND COLONIES GREW  THE FRENCH & INDIAN WAR WAS A WAR BETWEEN ENGLAND AND FRANCE
  7. 7. TURMOIL OVER TAXATION  BRITAIN BEGAN TO IMPOSE NEW TAXES TO HELP PAY FOR THE COST OF THE WAR WITH FRANCE AND THE COLONISTS REJECTED THEM  1764 SUGAR ACT  1765 STAMP ACT  1773 TEA ACT
  8. 8. FROM PROTEST TO REVOLUTION  THE BOSTON MASSACRE (1770)  BOSTON TEA PARTY (1773)
  9. 9. FROM PROTEST TO REVOLUTION  IN 1774 THE 1ST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS MET WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GEORGIA TO DISCUSS THE PROBLEMS WITH BRITAIN
  10. 10. THE SHOT HEARD ROUND THE WORLD  THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR STARTED IN LEXINGTON AND CONCORD MASS. NO ONE KNOWS WHO SHOT THE FIRST SHOT BUT THE WAR BEGAN

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