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Review sol 1.6 causes and results of the rev war



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  • 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. 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. 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. 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.      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. To help finance the French and Indian war  To help maintain English troops in the colonies  England’s reasons for taxation
  • 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.  King George III: the British king during the American Revolution era. KING DURING THE WAR
  • 10.  Lord Cornwallis: The British General who surrendered at Yorktown Key Individual
  • 11.  John Adams: championed the cause of independence KEY INDIVIDUAL
  • 12. George Washington: Commander of the Continental Army COMMANDER
  • 13.  Thomas Jefferson: major author of the Declaration of Independent KEY INDIVIDUAL
  • 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.  Benjamin Franklin: prominent member of the Continental Congress; helped frame the Declaration of Independence; helped gain French support for American independence KEY INDIVIDUAL
  • 16.  Phyllis Wheatley: former slave who wrote poems and plays supporting independence. KEY INDIVIDUAL
  • 17.  PAUL REVERE: Patriot who made a daring ride to warn colonists of the British arrival: “The British are coming!” KEY INDIVIDUAL
  • 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. 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.  Approval of the Declaration of Independence: colonies declared independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776. KEY EVENT
  • 21.  Battle of Saratoga: The American victory in 1777 was the turning point in the war. KEY EVENT
  • 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.  Signing of the Treaty of Paris: in 1783, Great Britain recognized American independence in this treaty. KEY EVENT
  • 24.  Defense of the colonists’ own land, strong beliefs, and capable leadership contributed to the American victory in the Revolutionary War. Colonial Advantages
  • 25.  Additional support from France FRANCE Colonial Advantages
  • 26.  Strong leadership. Colonial Advantages