REVIEW SOL 1.6 a,b,c,d
CAUSES AND RESULTS OF THE
REVOLUTIONARY WAR
A struggle between the British and the French.
Colonists fought for the British, while the Native
Americans fought for the...
Stamp Act: required stamps to be purchased
and placed on newspapers, almanacs,
pamphlets, legal documents, and playing car...
A protest against the Tea Act of 1773. The Tea
Act let the British East India Tea Company
bypass tea merchants and sell di...
March 5, 1770
Encounter between British troops and citizens of
Boston
 Patriots antagonized British troops, who were
quar...






Colonies had no representation in parliament
Colonists didn’t like the powers of colonial
governors
England wan...
To help finance the French and Indian war
 To help maintain English troops in the colonies


England’s reasons for taxat...
 Who

were some of the key
individuals in the Revolutionary War?
 What role did key individuals play in
the Revolutionar...


King George III: the British king during the
American Revolution era.

KING DURING THE WAR


Lord Cornwallis: The British General who
surrendered at Yorktown

Key Individual


John Adams: championed the cause of
independence

KEY INDIVIDUAL
George Washington: Commander of the
Continental Army

COMMANDER


Thomas Jefferson: major author of the
Declaration of Independent

KEY INDIVIDUAL


Patrick Henry: outspoken member of the House
of Burgesses; inspired colonial patriotism with
his “Give me liberty or gi...


Benjamin Franklin: prominent member of the
Continental Congress; helped frame the
Declaration of Independence; helped g...


Phyllis Wheatley: former slave who wrote
poems and plays supporting independence.

KEY INDIVIDUAL


PAUL REVERE: Patriot who made a daring ride
to warn colonists of the British arrival: “The
British are coming!”

KEY IN...


First Continental Congress: in 1774, delegates
from all the colonies except Georgia met to
discuss problems with Great ...
Battle of Lexington and Concord: this was the
site of the first armed conflict of the
Revolutionary War in 1775
 Depictio...


Approval of the Declaration of Independence:
colonies declared independence from Great
Britain on July 4, 1776.

KEY EV...


Battle of Saratoga: The American victory in
1777 was the turning point in the war.

KEY EVENT


Surrender at Yorktown: The American and
French forces defeated the forces of Lord
Cornwallis and marked the end of the
...


Signing of the Treaty of Paris: in 1783, Great
Britain recognized American independence in
this treaty.

KEY EVENT


Defense of the colonists’ own land, strong
beliefs, and capable leadership contributed to
the American victory in the R...


Additional support from France

FRANCE

Colonial Advantages
 Strong

leadership.

Colonial Advantages
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Review sol 1.6 causes and results of the rev war

  1. 1. REVIEW SOL 1.6 a,b,c,d CAUSES AND RESULTS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR
  2. 2. A struggle between the British and the French. Colonists fought for the British, while the Native Americans fought for the French.  The British won, receiving all lands east of the Mississippi River, except new Orleans.  Colonists were not allowed to settle the land they helped win.  Colonists were taxed to pay the war cost.  French and Indian War
  3. 3. Stamp Act: required stamps to be purchased and placed on newspapers, almanacs, pamphlets, legal documents, and playing cards  Townshend Act: taxes on glass, lead, paint, paper, and tea  Tea act: permitted the British East India Tea Comp. to sell tea at a lower price than colonial tea companies  Acts of Parliament
  4. 4. A protest against the Tea Act of 1773. The Tea Act let the British East India Tea Company bypass tea merchants and sell directly to colonist  Colonist dressed as Indians and dumped British tea into Boston harbor  Boston Tea Party
  5. 5. March 5, 1770 Encounter between British troops and citizens of Boston  Patriots antagonized British troops, who were quartered in Boston to discourage demonstrations against the Townshend Acts.  British troops fired on the Patriots, killing 5 people   Boston Massacre
  6. 6.      Colonies had no representation in parliament Colonists didn’t like the powers of colonial governors England wanted strict control over colonial legislatures Colonies opposed taxes The proclamation of 1763 wouldn’t let the colonists past the Appalachian mountains Sources of colonial dissatisfaction
  7. 7. To help finance the French and Indian war  To help maintain English troops in the colonies  England’s reasons for taxation
  8. 8.  Who were some of the key individuals in the Revolutionary War?  What role did key individuals play in the Revolutionary War?  What were some of the key events that occurred during the Revolutionary War period? Key People and Events of the Revolutionary War
  9. 9.  King George III: the British king during the American Revolution era. KING DURING THE WAR
  10. 10.  Lord Cornwallis: The British General who surrendered at Yorktown Key Individual
  11. 11.  John Adams: championed the cause of independence KEY INDIVIDUAL
  12. 12. George Washington: Commander of the Continental Army COMMANDER
  13. 13.  Thomas Jefferson: major author of the Declaration of Independent KEY INDIVIDUAL
  14. 14.  Patrick Henry: outspoken member of the House of Burgesses; inspired colonial patriotism with his “Give me liberty or give me death!” speech KEY INDIVIDUAL
  15. 15.  Benjamin Franklin: prominent member of the Continental Congress; helped frame the Declaration of Independence; helped gain French support for American independence KEY INDIVIDUAL
  16. 16.  Phyllis Wheatley: former slave who wrote poems and plays supporting independence. KEY INDIVIDUAL
  17. 17.  PAUL REVERE: Patriot who made a daring ride to warn colonists of the British arrival: “The British are coming!” KEY INDIVIDUAL
  18. 18.  First Continental Congress: in 1774, delegates from all the colonies except Georgia met to discuss problems with Great Britain and to promote independence. KEY EVENT
  19. 19. Battle of Lexington and Concord: this was the site of the first armed conflict of the Revolutionary War in 1775  Depiction of the Battle of Lexington,  April 19, 1775.  KEY EVENT
  20. 20.  Approval of the Declaration of Independence: colonies declared independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776. KEY EVENT
  21. 21.  Battle of Saratoga: The American victory in 1777 was the turning point in the war. KEY EVENT
  22. 22.  Surrender at Yorktown: The American and French forces defeated the forces of Lord Cornwallis and marked the end of the Revolutionary War KEY EVENT
  23. 23.  Signing of the Treaty of Paris: in 1783, Great Britain recognized American independence in this treaty. KEY EVENT
  24. 24.  Defense of the colonists’ own land, strong beliefs, and capable leadership contributed to the American victory in the Revolutionary War. Colonial Advantages
  25. 25.  Additional support from France FRANCE Colonial Advantages
  26. 26.  Strong leadership. Colonial Advantages
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