The american fight for independence
Download
1 / 36

The American Fight for Independence - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 105 Views
  • Uploaded on

The American Fight for Independence. The Revolutionary War. 1. The American Colonists (aka Patriots) vs The British Empire. THE BRITISH ARMY. THE COLONISTS. 2. THE COLONISTS WON THE WAR. There were many conflicts that occurred which led up to the Revolutionary War.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' The American Fight for Independence' - noma


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
The american fight for independence

The American Fight for Independence

The Revolutionary War


1.

The American Colonists

(aka Patriots)

vs

The British Empire




2 the colonists won the war
2. THE COLONISTS WON THE WAR



Boston tea party
BOSTON TEA PARTY the Revolutionary War


Boston massacre
BOSTON MASSACRE the Revolutionary War


The stamp act
THE STAMP ACT the Revolutionary War


The sugar act
THE SUGAR ACT the Revolutionary War


4 crispus attucks
4. CRISPUS ATTUCKS the Revolutionary War


5 declaration of independence
5. Declaration of Independence the Revolutionary War

The American colonists leaders wrote The Declaration of Independence to send to the King of England.


6. the Revolutionary War

The author of the Declaration of Independence was Thomas Jefferson, the eventual 3rd President of the United States.


7 controversy
7. CONTROVERSY the Revolutionary War

The original draft of the Declaration of Independence had a section that spoke against the enslavement of African Americans BUT was taken out because Americans from the South vehemently opposed and protested against it.


8. the Revolutionary War

African Americans fought ON BOTH SIDES OF THE WAR.

_______________________________

The British and the American Colonists both promised the African slaves freedom if they helped to win the war.

Some slave masters even sent their slaves to fight in their place.


FYI the Revolutionary War

MANY Southerners were very reluctant however to give African slaves the right to bare arms, even if it was to fight in the war.

Why?


Peter salem
PETER SALEM the Revolutionary War

Killed a British Major in the famous Battle at Bunkerhill


James armistead
JAMES ARMISTEAD the Revolutionary War

Was a SPY for the American colonists. Was able to secretly get important information to defeat the British.


9 why fight
9. WHY FIGHT ??? the Revolutionary War

African Americans believed that by fighting they would eventually gain their freedom.


I like this pic
I like this the Revolutionary Warpic !


10 contradiction
10. CONTRADICTION the Revolutionary War

The contradiction behind Americans fighting for their independence is that while they were fighting to be free from the British; they were denyingfreedom to millions of African slaves.


Bonus
BONUS the Revolutionary War

TWO AFRICAN AMERICANS THAT HELPED THE AMERICAN COLONISTS DEFEAT THE BRITISH AND HELPED AMERICA WIN ITS INDEPENDENCE WERE………..


Peter salem1
PETER SALEM the Revolutionary War

Killed a British Major in the famous Battle at Bunker Hill.


James armistead1
JAMES ARMISTEAD the Revolutionary War

Was a SPY for the American colonists. Was able to secretly get important information to defeat the British.


ad