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  • 1. Boston11/2/2012 Meera Chambers The American Revolution
  • 2. SalemSalem is well known for its witch trials.It was the year 1692 and things weretense in Salem village. At that time alot of people were scared,superstitious, and mad. That is wherewe get to the part about the witchtrials It all started when the priestaccused Goody (the name of thebeggar in the village) of being a witch.She was put on trial and then hung.Many other people were accused andput in jail even though they were notguilty.Later in the year, a prominent citizencame to the village. He said that noneof the people were witches. All thepeople in jail were let go.11/2/2012 Meera Chambers The American Revolution
  • 3. The Boston MassacreThe Boston massacre took place onMarch 5 1770. 7 shots were fired but3 people died and 8 were wounded.The first shot was accidental. Thisevent was one of the sparks that led tothe Revolutionary War.The picture to the right is an engravingdone by Paul Revere. It shows theBoston massacre.11/2/2012 Meera Chambers The American Revolution
  • 4. Paul RevereWhen you think about Paul Revere youprobably think about some famous guyriding a horse down the road yelling‘The British are coming, the British arecoming.” Well if that is what you arethinking you’re wrong.This is the story of Paul Revere:It is 10:00pm on April 18th, 1775 or theday before the Revolutionary Warbegins. Paul Revere has just beencalled to his friend’s house. PaulRevere and William Dawes are bothSons of Liberty. Revere and Dawes areboth going to ride to Lexington andConcord. Paul Revere takes the routethat crosses the Charles River. Dawesis assigned to go the longer waythrough the Boston neck. The Sons ofLiberty set up a signal to warn thepeople.11/2/2012 Meera Chambers The American Revolution
  • 5. “One if by Land. Two if by sea.” This Eventually they met John Hancockmeant that his friend would hang 1 Paul Revere and Samuel Adams at a tavern on thelantern in the steeple of the North way to Lexington and Concord. TheyChurch if the soldiers were coming by told Samuel and John about theland and 2 if by sea. Two lanterns were soldiers and the path they would take.hung in in the steeple. A couple minutes later at 12:45 A.M.Revere and Dawes were sent to warn they met up with Dr. Samuel Prescott4to 6 militia in each town they went a young college student riding home.through. There were three types of Him being a Son of Liberty wanted topeople in the colonies, The British help Paul and William agreed to letsoldiers, The Loyalists, and The him help. 15 minutes later they metPatriots. Given that Paul Revere and up with the British soldiers whoWilliam Dawes couldn’t just Gallop captured Paul Revere because he wasinto town on their horses frantically infront. Next came Samuel Prescottyelling “The British are coming, the who tricked the soldiers and escaped.British are coming!!!!”. For that would William Dawes was a couple pacesalarm the loyalists and soldiers who behind and turned around then fledwould then warn other soldiers that back to Lexington. Prescott got thesome patriots knew of their plan. That word to Concord that the British wereis why the patriots set up a plan to coming. Paul was eventually let go.warn the militia. Paul and William metup with each other at about 12:30A.M. and continued riding together. 11/2/2012 The American Revolution
  • 6. Minute MenA minute man is a person in the militiathat has to be able to get ready inexactly one minute. The militia wereon the side of the colonists during theRevolutionary War. To do so a minuteman must carry his weapon and/orarms with him at all times or, so tospeak 24/7.No matter what they were doing haveto stop and go to the meeting place ifthe bell ever rang. To be ready themilitia used British drills and did thesame training they did.11/2/2012 Meera Chambers The American Revolution
  • 7. Iron millThe Saugus iron mill was the first ironmill in North America. These are thestages of making iron:1. Water turned the water wheels which pumped the bellows which kept the fire hot2. Bog iron and gabbrow were put into the fire and heated up so they melted together3. The metal was then taken out and put onto a mat and pounded into a cube.4. The cube was then put under a large hammer and hammered until it was inches thick. That rod was called a merchants bar.5. The merchants bar was taken to a rolling and sitting building. There it was put into another machine which thinned it out or cut it so it was skinnier.6. Next the rods were either shipped out or made into tools for the iron works. Some of those tools were nails, chains, hooks, axes, and Simean Chambers The American Revolution hinges
  • 8. 11/2/2012 John F. Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29 1917 in Brookline Massachusetts. John’s dad Joseph Patrick Kennedy was the president of The Columbia Trust Company Bank. His mom Rose Fitzgerald was a mother and didn’t have a paying job. John was the second child of 9. When he was young John was called Jack. His mother ran the house a lot differently John F. Kennedy was than your mother probably does. She elected the 35th would weigh each child once a week, if president of the they had gained weight they would have to eat less and exercise more. If United States in they had lost weight they would have 1960. He was to eat more and stay inside. His assassinated on mother and father would also ask November 22 1963 them really hard questions at the dinner table. During the hour before in Dallas Texas. the kids went to bed they would have to listen to whatever their parents were reading. Meera Chambers The American Revolution
  • 9. Timeline Salem Witch Trials1692 Sarah Goodman was the first one hanged.1770 The Boston massacre 3 people died The Revolutionary War17751783 The Revolutionary War ends1917 John F. Kennedy is born1960 John F. Kennedy is elected the 35th president of the U.S.1963 John F. Kennedy is assassinated11/2/2012 Meera Chambers The American Revolution

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