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3.1 Toward Revolution
3.1 Toward Revolution
3.1 Toward Revolution
3.1 Toward Revolution
3.1 Toward Revolution
3.1 Toward Revolution
3.1 Toward Revolution
3.1 Toward Revolution
3.1 Toward Revolution
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  • 1. Toward Revolution Objective analyze the events leading to the start of the American Revolution by guided note-talking via PowerPoint
  • 2. French and Indian War (1754)
    • French settled West of the Appalachian Mountains in the Ohio Valley
    • English settled on the eastern side of the Appalachian Mountains
    • English begin to move into the Ohio Valley the French and Indians attack
  • 3. French and Indian War (1763)
    • French Surrendered
    • Sign Treaty of Paris
    • France loses all its land in North America
    • Spain French Ally loses Florida
    • Everything east of the Mississippi is now English
  • 4. Problems after the War
    • King George III writes the Proclamation of 1763
    • Stop settlers from moving west into the Ohio Valley
    • Something for which they fought and died for during the war
    • This angered many Americans
  • 5. Problems after the War
    • Parliament begins to pass more taxes (Sugar Act, Stamp Act)
    • England needed money to pay for the war
    • Colonist believed Parliament had no right to pass taxes
    • “ No Taxation without representation”
    • Parliament disagrees
    • American’s begin to unite
  • 6. Coming of the Revolution
    • Colonist began to think of themselves as more American then British
    • Form groups like the Sons of Liberty
    • Begin to boycott English goods
    • Boycott hurts the English and Parliament repeals some laws
    • Other Americans turn to violence
  • 7. Boston Massacre (1770)
    • A group of men and boys throw snowballs at British soldiers in Boston
    • Soldiers response by opening fire
    • Killing five colonist
    • A Sketch was made and spreads to the other colonies
    • Turns many Americans against the king
  • 8. Boston Tea Party (1773)
    • British pass Tea Act
    • Sam Adams plans the Boston Tea Party
    • Sneaks aboard a British ship and dumps 342 chests of tea overboard
    • King is furious
    • Closes Boston Harbor until tea is paid for
    • Americans call this the Intolerable Acts
  • 9. Colonies Prepare for War
    • 56 leaders meet in Philadelphia
    • First Continental Congress
    • Called for a halt in trade with England
    • Decide each colony would raise a militia
    • Would meet again in May 1775
  • 10. Shot Heard Around The World
    • April 1775 700 British soldiers march toward Concord
    • At Lexington they encounter 70 American Minutemen
    • Words were exchanged and a shot fired
    • Leaving 8 Americans dead
    • As the British continued to march they were attacked along the way
    • 273 British and 88 Americans died by the time the British made it back to Boston