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    • Democracy in Action: The American Revolution
    • Causes of the Revolution:
      • French and Indian War
      • Taxes to pay for the War
      • “ No Taxation without representation”
    • The French and Indian War 1756-1763
      • Also known as the “7 years war.”
      • Fought between England and France for control over North America.
      • Native Americans were allies on both sides
      • War resulted in an uneasy peace and settlement.
      • Cost England LOTS of $$$$
    • Taxes to pay for the war.
      • England needed to pay for the war debt and believed the colonist should share the bulk of the taxes.
    • 1764 The Currency Act
      • Prohibited the colonist from making money
    • 1765 The Stamp Act
      • Passed by Parliament to help pay for the war and to fund the large numbers of British Soldiers guarding the borders.
      • Colonist angrily react to the act as they had no say in Parliament.
    • Quartering Act 1765
      • Required colonies to provide British Troops with housing and certain provisions
      • Effect: another way for Britain to save $$$
      • Result: Highly upsets colonist
    • 1770 The Boston Massacre
    • Tea Act 1773
      • Britain imposes taxes on imported Tea to the colonies
      • Result: Boston Tea Party 1773
      • (upset colonist throw tea overboard into Boston Harbor)
      • Result?????
    • 1774 The Intolerable Acts
      • Parliament wants to punish the Colonies for their disobedience
      • Result: 1) Boston Harbor is closed
      • 2) The Massachusetts Assembly is
      • forbidden to meet
      • 3) Boston is occupied by 4,000 British soldiers
    • The Quebec Act 1774
      • Another punishment from England
      • Limits the area of land in the west that colonist can settle (limits expansion!)
    • Results of the Intolerable and Quebec Acts:
      • First Continental Congress meets and decides to boycott British Imports.
      • Major deplomacy begins to break down by 1774.
    • 1775
      • British troops leave Boston to disarm nearby towns.
      • Result: Battles of Lexington and Concord cause 93 Colonist and 272 British Casualties. “The shot heard round the world” Why?…..
      • Result????
    • WAR and open Rebellion is declared by 1776.
    • The War 1776-1784
      • An unlikely victory.
      • It is wasn’t for France the colonist would have lost the Rebellion.
    • You won…now what?????
      • Look back at 2,000 year history of Democracy
      • Decide what worked, what did not.
      • -Enlightenment Thinkers, Greeks, Romans, & British Constitutional History
      • MAKE A GOVERNMENT
    • Peace and the formation of a Government
      • 1787 The Constitution is written
      • 1791 The Bill of Rights become part of the Constitution.
    •