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War for independence
War for independence
War for independence
War for independence
War for independence
War for independence
War for independence
War for independence
War for independence
War for independence
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War for independence
War for independence
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  • 1. The War For Independence
  • 2. Sugar Act-1764
    • Placed a tax on sugar and molasses
    • www.americanrevolution.com/SugarActStampAct.htm
  • 3. Stamp Act-1765
    • Passed to raise money for French and Indian War
    • Placed a tax on newspapers, legal documents and licenses
  • 4. Stamp Act Congress
    • Met to speak against British taxes
    • No one from GA attended, but…
  • 5. Liberty Boys-November 1765
    • Met in local taverns to discuss protest
    • “ Sons of Liberty”-larger nationwide group of protesters
    Tondee’s Tavern Liberty Boys
  • 6. Cast of Characters
    • Loyalists
    • Patriots
    • Pacifists
    • Redcoats
    • Fence sitters
  • 7. Townshend Acts- 1767
    • Import tax on tea, paint, glass, paper
    • Georgians became outspoken against taxes
  • 8. No Taxation Without Representation
    • Did not have a voice in government, but paid taxes
    • Began boycotting items such as tea, paint and newspapers
    • Parliament repeals Townshend Acts except for tea tax
  • 9. Boston Massacre
    • March 1770
    • Protesters threw snowballs at British soldiers
    • Five civilians killed, including Crispus Attucks, a freed slave
    • http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/revolut/jb_revolut_boston_1.html
  • 10. The Road to Revolution
    • http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/road_q1.html
  • 11. Boston Tea Party
    • 1773
    • Parliament passes Tea Act
    • East India Tea Company
    • Dec. 1773-Boston Tea Party (incl. Paul Revere and Samuel Adams)
  • 12. Intolerable Acts
    • Made to punish Patriots for
    • Boston Tea Party
    • Closed Boston Harbor
    • In Mass., no town meetings
    • British officers tried for capital crimes in Britain, not colonies
    • Quartering Act
  • 13. Continental Congress
    • September 1774
    • Every state except GA represented
    • Two sides : Break away or make changes and stay with Great Britain
    • Agreed to boycott British trade
    • Committees of Safety enforced boycott
  • 14.
    • French & Indian War – 1754-1763
    • Sugar Act – Apr. 1764
    • Stamp Act – Mar. 1765
    • Liberty Boys 1 st meeting – Nov. 1765
    • Boston Massacre – Mar. 1770
    • Boston Tea Party – Dec. 1773
    • Intolerable Acts – Mar. 1774
    • 1 st Continental Congress – Sept. & Oct. 1774
    Timeline of Events leading up to Revolutionary War

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