50 point spending cap
Card Cost Who does it
20 - only
officials can buy
- 30 points
20 - Only Henry
& Pickney can buy
- 30 points
Bribe 10 Anyone
*only loyalists or
30 Anyone Half damage
Act of Parliament 1775
•New England is hereby
excluded from the
Newfoundland fisheries and
prohibited from all trade.
•No arms (muskets) or
ammunition may be imported by
any of the colonies.
April 18, 1775
The Road to Concord
One if By Land, Two if By Sea
April 18, 1775
Basic Fact Questions
•What did the British army want to seize in Concord?
•Who did the British army want to arrest in
•Which route did the British army take to Concord?
•Who hung the lanterns in North Church?
•Name one rider (besides Paul Revere) that warned
the citizens of the army's approach.
Battle of Lexington Green
•Morning of April 19, 1775.
British soldiers having
marched all night are
confronted on Lexington
Green by a small militia.
•First shots fired of the
Battle of Concord Bridge & Retreat
After being confronted by a colonial miltia at Concord's north
bridge, the British army makes the long retreat to Boston.
The American colonists were justified in firing
against the British military.
•Revolutionaries, your time has come. All
Revolutionaries gain 50 points!
•All Loyalists lose 70 points!
•Toby Gilmore Attucks defends his Concord
farm with honor. He gains 40 points!
•War is about to begin! The British prepare for
war and order all their horses provided with new
saddles and harnesses. William Penn Windom
gains 50 points!
Wonder how a Musket is Fired?
The Battle of Bunker Hill
June 17, 1775
Basic Fact Questions - Bunker Hill
•Why was the battle called the "Battle of Bunker
•How many times did the British attempt to take
•What is the most famous quote from this battle?
•Who said it?
•Why is this a pyrrhic victory?
•Name one of the British generals from this
•This is a victory for the British Army. - All Loyalists gain 40
•The Revolutionaries kill over a thousand British soldiers. They
gain 20 points.
•Dr. Warren's Brother (Joseph Warren dies in battle fighting for
the colonists) He loses 30 points.
•Reginald Marshfield's brother-in-law dies fighting in the
English Army during the battle. He loses 30 points.
•A stray cannonball falls through Daniel Hatfield's house, he
loses 20 points.
•Mercy Lewis Pickney uses the events of the battle as
inspiration for her latest play. She earns 20 points.
1 - The battles have inspired men to get their muskets
fixed. Business is great for Igmar Elfsborg. He gains 40
2 - Colonists get their shoes repaired before they join the
Continental army. Dirk Vandemeter gains 40 points!
3 - General Gage is a family friend of Mrs. Lydia Andrews
and he offers her family protection. She gains 40 points.
4 - The Sons of Liberty ask Marcel Minuet to create a
special barrel with secret drawers. He gains 40 points.
5 - British soldiers march through John Calvin
Kleinschmidt's fields, destroying a year's harvest. He loses
6 - The Continental Army camps in Reginald Marshfield's
fields destroying a year's harvest. He loses 40 points.
The Battle of Quebec
•American forces led by
General Arnold and
Montgomery attempt to
take over Quebec and get
Canada involved in the
•They are soundly
Historical Effects - Battle of Quebec
•Revolutionaries suffer a defeat - lose 40
•Loyalists celebrate the defeat - gain 40
•Marcel Minuet's cousin dies in the battle, he
loses 30 points.
•Dirk Vandemeter's brother earns honors for
bravery. He gains 20 points.
•David Rosenbloom is hired to make a tea
pot for General Gage. He gains 15 points
Olive Branch Debate
Olive Branch Petition
Congress sends a letter
to King George III
asking for a peaceful
resolution to the
problems in the
Historical Effects - Olive Branch Petition
•Loyalist feel hopeful for a peaceful outcome and
gain 30 points.
•Neutralists gain 20 points for the hope of peace.
•Revolutionaries lose 10 points.
•William Penn Windom’s Quaker beliefs are
reinforced, he gains 30 points.
Proclamation of Rebellion
•King George III
declares that the
colonies are in open
•Passes even stricter
laws on merchants
mercanaries to fight
for the English.
•All Loyalists feel safer now that the King is taking
control. They gain 30 points.
•Merchants (except for Loyalist Merchants) are
having a difficult time working around the new
laws. They lose 20 points.
•Colonists with German heritage are being
discriminated against in reaction to the German
mercenaires. They lose 10 points.
Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation
The governor of Virginia has
proclaimed that any slave that
escapes his revolutionary owner
and joins the British Army will be
granted his freedom. He is
especially looking for people with
boats to help him gather escaped
slaves and support an army.
Captain Devlin and Mr. Attucks, you are free
people; however, at this point you have the option
to join the Loyalist side and help Lord Dunmore
You Gain 50 Points!
Did you Choose to join the
Continental Army chooses a General
Washington is appointed
the Continental army.
•He brings order to the
undisciplined army and
forces the British out of
Boston on March
Historical Effects- British out of Boston
•Boston Port is open! All Boston colonists earn 30
•Revolutionaries earn 40 points.
•Hearing the news, Cornelius Van Renslaar's family is
fearful of the Continental Army. They flee for Canada
leaving CVR behind in New York. He loses 20
•Southern colonists (non loyalists) are proud of their
son of the south, George Washington. They gain 10
•Washington does not allow African Americans in the
Continental Army- Toby Gilmore Attucks & Captain
Devlin lose 20 points. (If they have not joined the
•The pamphlet asks
for colonists to
Key Ideas of Common Sense
•Society (the people) is good, government is bad (
but needed to control our worst impulses )
•Only purpose of government should be to protect
life, liberty, property....If a particular government
isn't doing it, one should get rid of it.
•King (and Parliament) isn't protecting our rights,
but using us.
•Colonies no longer need English "help" or
"protection"-they'd be better off and better
respected on our own.
•Colonies should declare full independence from
•Common Sense sells over 100,000
copies. Samuel Henry earns 15 points for
helping to publish it.
•The Revolutionary cause gains a voice. All
Revolutionaries gain 30 points.
•Captain Devlin’s crew discovers some buried
treasure on a remote island. He earns 50
•The King rewards Mrs. Andrews husband for
his loyalty and gives him a new church bell.
She earns 50 points!
1- British troops capture 15 members of the Sons of
Liberty - All Revolutionaries lose 30 points.
2 - George Washington's forces capture 15 British soldiers
holding secret messages - All Loyalists lose 30 points.
3 - Heavy patrols make communication and movement
difficult in the colonies. All colonists lose 20 points.
4 - British warships capture a Spanish ship filled with
valuables. They trade these goods with colonial
merchants. All merchants (Loyal to the crown) gain 20
5 - King George sends special soldiers to guard the
houses of people Loyal to England. All Loyalists gain 30
6 - The Daughters of Liberty create a secret code and
stitch it into all embroidery. They are able to send
messages throughout the colonies. Revolutionaries gain
Individual Random Chance!
The Second Continental Congress
The Second Continental Congress has
made a controversial proposal.
They wish to break away from Great
Britain and become an Independent
Your next job is to decide how to vote.
But first, let us hear from some