CELEBRATE FREEDOM
 They are the most prominent statesmen of the American
Revolution
 Membership into this select group requires conspicuou...
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
 1765 Britain imposes the Stamp Act,
which required that certain printed
materials have a stamp
...
 Signed on July 4, 1776 by 2nd
Continental Congress
 Written by Thomas Jefferson
 inspired by the political
philosophie...
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In this powerpoint you will find information on the American Revolution through the Declaration of Independence.

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Celebrate Freedom

  1. 1. CELEBRATE FREEDOM
  2. 2.  They are the most prominent statesmen of the American Revolution  Membership into this select group requires conspicuous contributions at one or both of the founding events of the United States (example: American Revolution, etc.).  Most of the founding fathers have achieved a mythical status  Most scholarly work seem to focus on their failures than their great deeds during the Revolution. FOUNDING FATHERS
  3. 3. THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION  1765 Britain imposes the Stamp Act, which required that certain printed materials have a stamp  1773 Boston Tea Party takes place, where the Sons of Liberty throw tea overboard into Boston Harbor  1775 first fighting erupted at Lexington and Concord  George Washington was the General of the Continental Army  1781 Britain surrenders at Yorktown  1783 the Treaty of Paris is signed recognizing the Independence of the American colonies
  4. 4.  Signed on July 4, 1776 by 2nd Continental Congress  Written by Thomas Jefferson  inspired by the political philosophies of John Locke  The Preamble to the Declaration became founding principals of America: Life, Liberty, and the Purist of Happiness  Ultimately stated the colonists grievances about the British treatment of the colonist  Once it was approved and signed it became a symbol of unity for the new nation DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
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