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Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
Road to the Revolution
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Road to the Revolution

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This slide presentation uncovers those events that became the path that led to the American Revolution.

This slide presentation uncovers those events that became the path that led to the American Revolution.

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  • 2. The Road to Revolution Created by Mike Lebsock
  • 3. Timeline of Events Leading to the Revolutionary War
    • The French and Indian War (1754-63)
    • The Sugar Act (4/5/1764)
    • The Stamp Act (3/22/1765)
    • Patrick Henry's "If This Be Treason" speech (5/29/1765)
    • The Stamp Act Congress (10/7-25/1765)
    • Townshend Act (6/29/1767)
    • The Boston Massacre (3/5/1770)
    • The Boston Tea Party (12/16/1773)
    • Intolerable Acts (3/31-6/22/1774)
    • Quartering Act of 1774 (part of the Intolerable Acts) (6/2/1774)
    • The First Continental Congress (Philadelphia, 9/5-10/26/1774)
  • 4. 1752-53- English colonists flood into area between Ohio Valley… claimed by France 1754- British Captain Geo.Washington leads Virginia militia assault on French Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh) 1759- French Canada falls to British 1763- Treaty of Paris (official end of war) 1754- 1763 The French and Indian War
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  • 6. Proclamation of 1763 1763
  • 7. The Stamp Act Colonists should pay their share for protection “ Stamp” tax on all printed materials… Newspaper, licenses, playing cards etc. Colonial protest leads to repeal “ NO Taxation without representation!” “ Sons of Liberty” begin 1765
  • 8. 1767 "That the troops to be kept up in America shou'd be Paid by the Colonies respectively for whose defence & benefit they were Employ'd.” Geo. Grenville The Townshend Acts Taxed popular goods…glass, paint, paper and tea Colonial boycott leads to Parliamentary repeal (except TEA )
  • 9. 1770 The “Boston Massacre”
  • 10. "Fellow countrymen, we cannot afford to give a single inch! If we retreat now, everything we have done becomes useless! I f Hutchinson will not send tea back to England, perhaps we can brew a pot of it especially for him!" 
 S amuel Adams -- December 16, 1773 1773 The Boston Tea Party
  • 11. The INTOLERABLE Acts 1774
    • 4 Laws (ACTS) meant to punish the colonists for their rebellious behavior
    • Boston Port closed down until the colonists paid back Britain for the tea they threw over the ship.
    • Massachusetts Governing Act. This law said that a town couldn't have a meeting unless the Governor said they could.
    • Impartial Administration of Justice Act. British officials, who would be charged with a major crime such as murder, would go to court in England instead of America.
    • Quartering Act. This law meant British troops could force colonists to take care of troops in their homes whether they wanted to or not.
  • 12. 1774 55 delegates; all but Georgia sent delegates George Washington, Samuel Adams, John Adams, Patrick Henry, Peyton Randolph Letter of complaints to George III 1st Continental Congress
  • 13. 1775 Lexington and Concord 75 Massachusetts militia (Minutemen) vs. 250 British Army 50 killed - 73 killed 39 wounded - 174 wounded
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