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I can… Identify the Outcomes of the Revolutionary War. Costs of the War. 25,000 Americans died, 1,400 missing, over 8,200 missing 10,000 British died Soldiers leave with no $$, get paid in land which many sold for $ for food & basics Nation in debt $27 million

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I can identify the outcomes of the revolutionary war

I can…Identify the Outcomes of the Revolutionary War


Costs of the war

Costs of the War

  • 25,000 Americans died, 1,400 missing, over 8,200 missing

  • 10,000 British died

  • Soldiers leave with no $$, get paid in land which many sold for $ for food & basics

  • Nation in debt $27 million

  • Thousands of Loyalists lose property

  • 60,000-100,000 Loyalists leave the U.S., many settle in Canada & bring English traditions

  • Bitter memories- traitor Benedict Arnold


Terms of the treaty of paris

Terms of the Treaty of Paris

  • The U.S. is independent!

  • Boundaries of the U.S. are Mississippi River on the West, Canada on the North, Spanish Florida to the South

  • U.S. gains fishing rights off Canada, near Newfoundland & Nova Scotia

  • British would return enslaved persons they captured

  • Congress would recommend seized Loyalist property to be returned

  • The Treaty of Paris led to boundary disputes with Spain who controlled both banks of the Mississippi & 100 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico & British refuse to leave outposts in the Great Lakes region


Outcomes for native americans slaves freedmen

Outcomes for Native Americans, Slaves, & Freedmen

  • British hand over Native American land to the Americans without consulting them, Chief Joseph Brant of the Mohawk horrified by the betrayal!

    “When I joined the English in the beginning of the war, it was purely on account of my forefathers’ engagements with the King. I always looked upon these engagements, or covenants between the King and the Indian nation, as a sacred thing.”

    -Joseph Brant, 1783


Outcomes for native americans slaves freedmen1

Outcomes for Native Americans, Slaves, & Freedmen

  • Slavery begins to become outlawed or slaves gradually emancipated in the North

  • Elizabeth Freeman sued for her freedom in Massachusetts court and wins, as do others!

  • Freed A-As form own institutions: Richard Allen helped start Free African Society, also founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the 1st A-A church in the U.S.

  • Slavery continues in the South

    “I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.”

    -Thomas Jefferson


New state national governments

New State & National Governments

  • In 116 the Continental congress advised the colonies to establish new governments and by 1777, nearly all had adopted written constitutions

  • The new state constitutions contained individual rights and liberties, such as freedom of press & religion, some prohibit slavery and stat-supported religion, Georgia established public schools

  • By 1777, plan of government, The Articles of Confederation, was created


Religion

Religion

  • Madison and Jefferson call for a “separation of church and state” (It is NOT in our Constitution!)

  • 1777 Thomas Jefferson proposed his Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, claimed people have “natural rights,” opposed tax supported churches, against laws prohibiting Jews or Catholics from holding public office

  • Black churches created


Uniting the states

Uniting the States

  • Colonies turn into states

  • Americans see the states must work together

  • Challenges of how to remain united as a nation, yet independent states, despite regional and religious differences


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