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Events Leading to the American Revolutionary War Chapter 7
<ul><li>French- Indian War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Began July 3, 1754 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Between England and France ...
<ul><li>Proclamation of 1763 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King George III of England </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No colonists may ...
 
<ul><li>Sugar Act (Molasses Act) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King George needed to pay for wars with French and Native Americans...
<ul><li>Stamp Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1765 tax on anything written on paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a special stamp h...
Stamps
V. Townshend Acts a.  1767 tax on glass, paint, paper and tea b.  Colonists reacted: 1.  boycott English goods 2.  Group p...
<ul><li>Boston Massacre </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1770 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Started with colonists calling ...
 
<ul><li>Tea Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1773- tax on tea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colonists reacted: </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
<ul><li>Intolerable Acts (Quartering Acts) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1774- Punishment for the Boston Tea Party </li></ul></ul>...
 
<ul><li>Colonist Reaction to Taxation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>First Continental Congress </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul...
 
b.  Minutemen 1.  Massachusetts colony 2.  Ready to fight a  minute’s notice 3.  Volunteer farmers,  fishermen, tradesmen ...
 
c.  Sons of Liberty- patriots 1.  Formed to stop collection  of taxes 2.  Many were printers a.  Boston Gazette 1.  Benjam...
<ul><li>Battles of Lexington and Concord </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>British marched to Lexington to capture Sam Adams and J...
 
<ul><li>Colonists reaction to Lexington and Concord </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Second Continental Congress- met in Philadel...
 
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Events Leading To The American Revolutionary War

  1. 1. Events Leading to the American Revolutionary War Chapter 7
  2. 2. <ul><li>French- Indian War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Began July 3, 1754 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Between England and France for control over land in North America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lasted 7 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost England a lot of money </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Proclamation of 1763 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King George III of England </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No colonists may settle west of the Appalachian Mountains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indian Territory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If colonists already lived there, they must move! </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Sugar Act (Molasses Act) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King George needed to pay for wars with French and Native Americans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make colonists pay! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1764 taxed sugar and wine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colonists angry! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boycott </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colonists made their own </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Stamp Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1765 tax on anything written on paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a special stamp had to be placed on these papers to show they had been purchased </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colonists boycotted British Goods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>King George repealed this tax 1766 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Stamps
  7. 8. V. Townshend Acts a. 1767 tax on glass, paint, paper and tea b. Colonists reacted: 1. boycott English goods 2. Group protests 3. Secret meetings- taxation without representation- colonists had no choice in taxes!
  8. 9. <ul><li>Boston Massacre </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1770 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Started with colonists calling British soldiers names </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>British soldiers fired on crowd </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5 dead </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Crispus Attucks- 1 st African American to die for liberty </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Tea Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1773- tax on tea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colonists reacted: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boycott English tea </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Tea Party- Led by Samuel Adams- a group of men dressed as Native Americans boarded an English ship and dumped 342 boxes of tea into Boston Harbor! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>Intolerable Acts (Quartering Acts) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1774- Punishment for the Boston Tea Party </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any British soldier that came to your door could move into your home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Harbor was closed until damage was paid for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All town meetings were now controlled by British </li></ul></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>Colonist Reaction to Taxation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>First Continental Congress </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1. 1774 one colonist from each of 12 colonies met in Philadelphia </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. Wrote to King George to end Taxation Without Representation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3. Boycotted all English goods </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 16. b. Minutemen 1. Massachusetts colony 2. Ready to fight a minute’s notice 3. Volunteer farmers, fishermen, tradesmen a. Paul Revere 4. Located in Concord, Massachusetts
  13. 18. c. Sons of Liberty- patriots 1. Formed to stop collection of taxes 2. Many were printers a. Boston Gazette 1. Benjamin Edes and John Gill 3. Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, John Adams, John Hancock
  14. 19. <ul><li>Battles of Lexington and Concord </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>British marched to Lexington to capture Sam Adams and John Hancock (Sons of Liberty leaders) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>British marched to Concord to capture minutemen weapons </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paul Revere road the countryside warning minutemen of the British secret mission </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lexington- “ Shot Heard Round the World ” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 21. <ul><li>Colonists reaction to Lexington and Concord </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Second Continental Congress- met in Philadelphia again to create a more organized colonial government </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Washington, Ben Franklin, John Hancock, Sam Adams, Thomas Jefferson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Continental Army- George Washington- commander </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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