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THE AMERICAN
 REVOLUTION




        By: Danielle Mackson
CAUSES OF THE WAR
•      Parliament of Great Britain taxed the
               American colonies

• War erupted because col...
DURATION OF THE WAR
 • Navigation Act was first passed in 1651
    but not been enforced until 1764
 •Sugar Act was passed ...
• The Boston Tea Party occurred after the Tea Act was
                        passed
•The Coercive Acts were passed in 1774
MAJOR BATTLES DURING AMERICAN
                      REVOLUTION
•     Battle at Lexington and Concord
 •   Battle of Bunker...
COUNTRIES THAT PARTICIPATED IN
    AMERICAN REVOLUTION

• Britain and America played the major roles in
           the Ame...
IMPORTANT PEOPLE IN AMERICAN
        REVOLUTION
 •John Adams
•George Washington
• General Lord Cornwallis
•King George
•Cr...
DURATION OF THE CONFLICT AND WHERE
           IT TOOK PLACE
•Lasted from 1776 to 1783
• The fighting took place in America....
OUTCOMES OF THE AMERICAN
              REVOLUTION
• The colonists strongly fought for independence and the
colonists who r...
ROLE OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE
          AMERICAN REVOLUTION
• African Americans played an important role
              ...
JEWS IN AMERICAN REVOLUTION

  • There were about 2,000 Jews in America in 1776.
• One of the heroes of the Revolution was...
ROLE OF WOMEN IN AMERICAN
                    REVOLUTION
• During the American Revolution, thousands of women
took an acti...
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  1. 1. THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION By: Danielle Mackson
  2. 2. CAUSES OF THE WAR • Parliament of Great Britain taxed the American colonies • War erupted because colonies were being taxed on every day items and many acts were being passed without colonies consent. • Colonists didn’t agree with any taxes that the British imposed on them
  3. 3. DURATION OF THE WAR • Navigation Act was first passed in 1651 but not been enforced until 1764 •Sugar Act was passed in 1764 •Stamp Act was passed in 1765 •Quartering Act was passed in 1765 •The British repealed the Stamp Act in 1765 •Townshend Acts were passed in 1767 •The Tea Act was passed in 1773
  4. 4. • The Boston Tea Party occurred after the Tea Act was passed •The Coercive Acts were passed in 1774
  5. 5. MAJOR BATTLES DURING AMERICAN REVOLUTION • Battle at Lexington and Concord • Battle of Bunker Hill • Battle of Yorktown
  6. 6. COUNTRIES THAT PARTICIPATED IN AMERICAN REVOLUTION • Britain and America played the major roles in the American Revolution • France also played a Role in the American Revolution
  7. 7. IMPORTANT PEOPLE IN AMERICAN REVOLUTION •John Adams •George Washington • General Lord Cornwallis •King George •Crispus Attucks •Benjamin Franklin •Thomas Jefferson •Paul Revere
  8. 8. DURATION OF THE CONFLICT AND WHERE IT TOOK PLACE •Lasted from 1776 to 1783 • The fighting took place in America. One battle took place in Massachusetts and a few were fought in Boston.
  9. 9. OUTCOMES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION • The colonists strongly fought for independence and the colonists who really wanted to be independent, formed the First and Continental Congress. • The colonies succeeded and became an independent nation. • The Treaty of Paris was signed, ending the Revolutionary War.
  10. 10. ROLE OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION • African Americans played an important role during the war • Served as soldiers, guides, messengers, and spies, for both the American Army and British Army • There were many important African Americans during the war; Crispus Attucks, Colonel Louis Cook, and Colonel Tye. • American Africans who fought for the British troops were recognized for their bravery and strength
  11. 11. JEWS IN AMERICAN REVOLUTION • There were about 2,000 Jews in America in 1776. • One of the heroes of the Revolution was named Haym Salomon; he supplied American troops in central New York. • Francis Salvador was a Jewish patriot who was involved with politics; he was the first Jew to die in the American Revolution, too.
  12. 12. ROLE OF WOMEN IN AMERICAN REVOLUTION • During the American Revolution, thousands of women took an active role in both the American and British armies • Deborah Samson of Massachusetts disguised herself as a young man and presented herself to the American Army as a volunteer to fight against the British •Women’s roles were limited in the colonial times •Despite their low position in society, they did participate •Women held protests against the British goods, as well

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