Road to revolution

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Road to revolution

  1. 1. #1 Proclamation <br />of 1763<br />British win land from France, but colonists can’t cross line<br />
  2. 2. #2 Quartering Act<br />Colonists must let British troops stay in their homes<br />
  3. 3. #3 Stamp Act<br />Colonists must purchase stamps for paper products like contracts & marriage licenses <br />
  4. 4. #4 Stamp Act Funeral<br />Stamp Act repealed after protests<br />
  5. 5. Image is courtesy of the National Archives and is in Public Domain<br />Copyright 2009 - JMS Educational Specialists – All rights reserved.<br />
  6. 6. Boston Massacre<br />
  7. 7. #5 Boston Massacre<br />British troops fire on colonists in Boston<br />
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  9. 9. "A number of persons, to the amount of thirty or forty, mostly boys and youngsters, who assembled ... near the sentry at the Custom-house door, damned him, and bid him fire and be damned; and some snow ball were throwed ... I saw a party of soldiers come from the main guard, and draw themselves up ... the people still continued in the street, crying, 'Fire, fire, and be damned,' and hove some more snow<br />balls, whereupon I heard a musket go off, and in the space of two or three seconds, I heard the word 'fire' given ... and instantly the soldiers fired one after another."<br />
  10. 10. Boston Massacre<br />Victims<br />
  11. 11. #6 Boston Tea Party<br />Colonists are only able to buy tea from one company, Bostonians dump tea<br />
  12. 12. The Beaver<br />Boston Tea Party Ship<br />
  13. 13. Brick Tea<br />http://store1.yimg.com/I/stashtea_1864_54375815<br />
  14. 14. Sons of Liberty flag<br />
  15. 15.
  16. 16. #7 Intolerable Acts<br />Britain punished Boston by closing Harbor until tea is paid for & ended town meetings<br />
  17. 17. Skinny Street in Boston<br />
  18. 18. # 8 Tarred and Feathered<br />Colonists harass and injure tax collectors<br />
  19. 19. # 9 1st Continental Congress<br />Twelve colonies send reps to protest Intolerable Acts, end trade with Britain<br />
  20. 20. Boston, Lexington, Concord<br />
  21. 21. Paul Revere Statue & Old North Church<br />
  22. 22. Paul Revere’s House<br />
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  24. 24. # 10 Lexington<br />British troops marching to Concord stop in Boston, fire, kill about eight minutemen<br />
  25. 25. Lexington Green<br />
  26. 26. Lexington Green<br />
  27. 27. #11 Concord<br />Old North Bridge<br />British arrive and are attacked by minutemen (Shot Heard ’Round the World)<br />
  28. 28. Old North Bridge, Concord<br />
  29. 29. Marching Back to Boston<br />
  30. 30. Battle of Bunker Hill<br />
  31. 31. 1776-Second Continental Congress<br />1st National Government<br />
  32. 32. George Washington<br /><ul><li> appointed Commander in Chief of </li></ul>Colonial Army<br />
  33. 33. adopts The Declaration of Independencewritten mainly by Thomas Jefferson<br />
  34. 34. Committee of Five<br />With help from Benjamin Franklin, Robert Livingston, John Adams and Roger Sherman<br />
  35. 35. Declaration of Independence<br />Has three parts<br />Natural Rights:<br />purpose of government is to protect inalienable rights<br />rights that all people have<br />List of wrongs: <br />by the British that led to the Colonies to break away<br />Independence:<br />announces that colonies are a free and independent nation, The United States of America<br />
  36. 36. Celebrating the signing<br />
  37. 37. Thomas Paine writes “Common Sense”lists reasons to rebel <br />
  38. 38. Colonial<br />Advantages Disadvantages<br /><ul><li>Knew the Land
  39. 39. Allies
  40. 40. Great military leaders
  41. 41. Cause: INDEPENDENCE
  42. 42. Inexperienced military
  43. 43. Poorly trained Militias
  44. 44. Poor central government
  45. 45. No money
  46. 46. Little support</li></li></ul><li>British Advantages Disadvantages<br /><ul><li>Powerful Military
  47. 47. Mercenaries hired to fight for the British
  48. 48. Loyal Colonists</li></ul> (Tories)<br /><ul><li>Distance between England and the Colonies
  49. 49. Did not know the land
  50. 50. Poor leadership
  51. 51. Some in British Government sympathized with Colonies</li></li></ul><li>1776-Battle of Trentonfirst colonial victorycrosses Delaware River at night (cheated)<br />
  52. 52. 1777-Battle of Saratogaturning point of WarFrench Join Colonies<br />
  53. 53. 1777-Valley Forgewinter encampment<br />
  54. 54. 1781-Battle of Yorktownlast battle – Lord Cornwallis surrenders<br />
  55. 55. 1783-Treaty of Paris<br />Granted independence<br />Ended the War<br />Set boundaries of new nation<br />
  56. 56. Received land between Appalachian Mountains and Mississippi River<br />Known as The Northwest Territory<br />Fishing Rights in The Grand Banks<br />

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