American Revolution. The French and Indian War. This war was fought over land and control over that land. This war was fought for a number of years. The land they were after was the land primarily around the Great Lakes and in the Ohio River Valley. The Treaty of Paris.
This war was fought over land and control over that land.
This war was fought for a number of years.
The land they were after was the land primarily around the Great Lakes and in the Ohio River Valley.
The Treaty of Paris is what ended the French and Indian War.
This treaty made it so the French had a lot less land then they started with.
The British suffered a great debt due to the war.
The sugar act was the first of the acts against the colonists.
The colonist were angry due to the fact that they were not consulted first.
It banned rum and French wines and put a tax on sugar, molasses, ect.
This was the first direct tax on the American colonists.
Every document, newspaper, and pamphlet had to have a stamp on it.
This stamp was a British seal that cost money.
Due to this act, the Sons Of Liberty were formed.
The Boston Massacre was the first act in the American Revolution.
Colonists were harassing the red coats, so they opened fire on them.
Crispus Attucks was a free black man who was killed during this.
The Townshend acts were acts for the colonist in which they collected taxes on products such as:
They eventually repealed all the Townshend acts. Except for the Tea tax.
The colonists were still not happy with this so thus, The Boston Tea Party.
This is one of the most memorable parts of the Revolution.
The Sons Of Liberty, disguised as Indians, went onto a British teas ship and dumped 342 crates of tea into the Boston harbor.
The Intolerable Acts were made to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party.
They closing of Boston Harbor.
The Quartering Act.
The Administration of Justice Act.
The Massachusetts Government Act.
The Quebec Act.
The foundation was laid down with the Committee of Correspondence.
The Sons of Liberty set up and a committee in each colony, made up of Anti-British leaders.
Each colony set up a militia- an army of soldiers to serve in an emergency
Some colonies created minutemen units which are soldiers who are ready to fight at a minute’s notice