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Lobby:Click on an area you would like to visit on the map below

Beginning

of the War

During

the War

End of

the War

Causes of

the War

You Are Here

Effects of

the War


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Causes of the War

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Beginning of the War


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People

George Washington

Benjamin Franklin

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Chief Pontiac of the Ottawa

King George III

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Who was he?

From Virginia

At 21 in 1754, he was sent by a British lieutenant to order the French to leave the area known as the Ohio Valley and protect a newly built fort-1st major event of his military career

Chosen in 1775 by the 2nd Continental Congress to lead the Continental Army

1st president of the United States

More on Washington

http://www.georgewashington.si.edu/life/chronology.html

http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

George Washington

  • Role in Revolution

    • General of Continental Army

    • Led the training of inexperienced soldiers

    • Faced hardships with his soldiers at Valley Forge in the winter of 1777

    • Led Continental Army to victory over Britain

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Who was he?

From Pennsylvania

Author of Albany Plan-one of the first proposals for uniting the colonies

Published the “Join, or Die” cartoon

Role in Revolution

Delegate from Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress

Part of the Committee to write the Declaration of Independence

Known as one of our Founding Fathers

Benjamin Franklin

  • More on Franklin

    • http://bensguide.gpo.gov/benfranklin/

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Who was he?

Chief of Ottawa tribe

Wanted to stop the loss of Indian hunting lands

Role in Revolution

United tribes of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley region against the British

Leader of Pontiac’s Rebellion

Chief Pontiac

  • More on Chief Pontiac

    • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/page/p/pontiac.shtml

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Who was he?

King of England

Role in Revolution

Heavily taxed “British” colonists

Passed new laws to raise money to support expenses from the French and Indian War

King George III

  • More on King George III

    • http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page1480.asp

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Places

Paris

Ohio Valley

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England

Fort Necessity

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Information about it

Stretched for about 1,000 miles along the Ohio River from the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River

Inhabited by Native Americans

French and British each believed this land belonged to them because of early exploration and settlement

What happened there during the Revolution?

Fighting between British and French/Indians

Ohio Valley

  • More on Ohio Valley

    • http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpages/artcenter.aspx

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Information about it

Makeshift fort that George Washington and Virginian army built in case of attacks from French

Located in Pennsylvania

What happened there during the Revolution?

600 French soldiers and 100 of their Indian allies attacked it

The Virginians and Washington surrendered, outnumbered, and returned to Virginia

Fort Necessity

  • More on Fort Necessity

    • http://www.nps.gov/fone/

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Information about it

Capital of France

What happened there during the Revolution?

Negotiations between French and British after French and Indian War, British and Americans after the Revolutionary War

Signing of Treaty of Paris of 1763

Signing of Treaty of Paris of 1782

Paris

  • More on Paris

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Information about it

Country in Europe

Island off the coast of France

What happened there during the Revolution?

British Parliament and King George III met and passed new laws for the colonies

Home base for British soldiers

England

  • More on England

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Events

Pontiac's Rebellion

French and Indian War

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Treaty of Paris of 1763

Proclamation of 1763

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The Acts

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What was it?

War fought between French/Indian Allies and British

Fought over the Ohio Valley region

British wanted region as an area for trade and growth

French saw region as an important link between France’s holdings in Canada and Louisiana

Importance in Revolution

Victory led King George III to issue the Proclamation of 1763 which stated that colonists could not buy land west of the Appalachians and settlers living there to leave at once

Led to first step in angering colonists and wanting independence

French and Indian War

  • More on French and Indian War

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What was it?

Led by Chief Pontiac and united tribes, they attacked British forts in the Ohio Valley region after the French and Indian War

Purpose was to attack forts and gain guns and supplies to use against the British

Chief Pontiac wanted to stop settlers from settling Indian hunting lands

Importance in Revolution

Led King George III to pass the Proclamation of 1763 because he thought it was the backcountry traders and settlers fault

Pontiac’s Rebellion

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What was it?

Ended the French and Indian War when the French and the British signed this peace treaty

Terms:

France gave Britain:

Most of it’s land is present day Canada

Most of the land between Mississippi River and the Appalachian Mts.

Spain gave Britain Florida

Importance in Revolution

Led settlers to move further west, which caused Pontiac’s Rebellion

Treaty of Paris of 1763

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What was it?

Order from King George III to the colonists to stop settling lands west of the Appalachian Mts. and for those who already had, to leave immediately

Passed in the hope of preventing more wars between colonists and Native Americans

Importance in Revolution

Angered colonists because they thought their rights had as citizens had been taken away

Proclamation of 1763

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What were they?

The Sugar Act: added a tax on sugar and other goods coming into the colonies from other places

The Stamp Act: placed a tax on newspapers, almanacs, pamphlets, all kinds of legal documents, insurance policies, licenses, and even playing cards

Townshend Acts: laws placed taxes on lead, glass, paint, paper, and tea brought into the colonies

Importance in Revolution

Angered colonists because they felt like they had no voice in deciding on this tax law

They led to the slogan “No Taxation Without Representation”

Also led colonists to boycott, or refuse to buy, British goods

Led a group of leaders to write their rights and grievances to the king

The Acts

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Beginning of the War

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Causes of the War

During the War


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Crispus Attucks

People

Sam Adams

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Paul Revere

Minutemen

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1st and 2nd Continental Congress

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British Parliament

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British Soldiers

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Who was he?

Cousin of John Adams

Member of Massachusetts legislature

Role in Revolution

Member of the Sons of Liberty-secretly attacked British officials and agents and their homes and businesses

Helped plan the Boston Tea Party

Sam Adams

  • More on Adams

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Who were they?

Professional soldiers from England

Had the best training and the most experienced officers

Nicknamed “Lobsterbacks” and “Redcoats” by colonists

Role in Revolution

Fought against the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War

British Soldiers

  • More on British Soldiers

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Who were they?

Lawmaking body of the British government in London, England

Role in Revolution

Made decisions along with the King of England, King George III, that dealt with the war and new laws for the colonists

British Parliament

  • More on British Parliament

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Who was he?

Boston silversmith

Role in Revolution

Painted portrait of Boston Massacre

Made the Midnight Ride

Member of the Sons of Liberty

Paul Revere

  • More on Revere

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Who was he?

Former slave

Role in Revolution

Many people considered him the first person to be killed in the struggle for American liberty in the Boston Massacre

Crispus Attucks

  • More on Attucks

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Who were they?

Representatives from the colonies

56 delegates were present at Philadelphia’s Carpenter’s Hall

They met at first to discuss ways they might respond to the British threat, later to work on the new independence of America

Role in Revolution

Wrote a peace petition and sent it to the British Parliament and King George III

Formed the Continental Army

Approved the Declaration of Independence

Set up the new government for America under the Articles of the Confederation

1st and 2nd Continental Congress

  • More on Continental Congress

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Who were they?

Massachusetts colonists who formed a special militia unit

Got their name because they could be ready in a minute to defend Massachusetts

Role in Revolution

Fought at Lexington and Concord against the British, “The Shot Heard Around the World”, it marked the beginning of the Revolutionary War

Minutemen

  • More on Minutemen

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Places

Boston

Lexington and Concord

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Boston Harbor

Philadelphia

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Information about it

Located in the colony-then, state-now of Massachusetts

What happened there during the Revolution?

British troops home base

Boston Massacre

Boston Tea Party

Boston

  • More on Boston

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Information about it

Located on the east coast of Boston

Leads into Atlantic Ocean

Ships continually went in and out with imports and exports

What happened there during the Revolution?

The Boston Tea Party

Boston Harbor

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Information about them

Cities located in Massachusetts

What happened there during the Revolution?

First battles that marked the beginning of the Revolutionary War

Shot Heard Around the World

Lexington & Concord

  • More on Lexington

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

  • More on Concord

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Information about it

City in Pennsylvania

What happened there during the Revolution?

Housed the Continental Congress at Carpenter’s Hall, later Independence Hall

Declaration of Independence signed and read here

Philadelphia

  • More on Philadelphia

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Events

Boston Massacre

Midnight Ride

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Boston Tea Party

Shot Heard Around the World

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What was it?

Violent crowd of colonists gathered across from British soldiers shouting insults at them and throwing snowballs

A fight breaks out and shots are fired

5 colonists are killed

Importance in Revolution

Angered colonists even more

Boston Massacre

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What was it?

Members of the Sons of Liberty boarded the British ships in the Boston Harbor, disguised as Mohawk Indians, and broke open 342 tea chests and dumped the tea into the harbor

Importance in Revolution

Angered King George III and the British Parliament

Provoked England to pass more laws like the Boston Port Bill-which closed the port of Boston until the colonists paid for the destroyed tea

Boston Tea Party

  • More on Boston Tea Party

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What was it?

General Thomas Gage of the British army learned that two of the Sons of Liberty were meeting in a village in Lexington and that Minutemen were storing weapons in Concord

The British army marched to Lexington but were met by the minutemen, shots were fired

Importance in Revolution

Marked the first battles of the Revolutionary War

Shot Heard Around the World

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What was it?

Paul Revere rode through the streets from Lexington to Concord to warn the Sons of Liberty and the minutemen that the British were coming

Importance in Revolution

Prepared the minutemen, so that they were ready when the British showed up

Midnight Ride

  • More on Midnight Ride

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During the War

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End of the War


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Mercenaries

People

Continental Army

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Thomas Jefferson

Patriots

Loyalists

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John Adams

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Francis Marion

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John Hancock

Thomas Paine

Nathan Hale

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Who were they?

Colonial soldiers who had never fought as an army before

Role in Revolution

Fought against the British army in the Revolutionary War

Continental Army

  • More on Continental Army

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Who were they?

Soldiers who serve for pay in the military of a foreign government

Most were from Germany, many were Hessians, from the Hesse region of Germany

Role in Revolution

King George III ordered them to be hired to enlarge the British army to fight the colonists

Mercenaries

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Who was he?

Continental Congress delegate from Virginia

Role in Revolution

Chief writer of the Declaration of Independence

Thomas Jefferson

  • More on Jefferson

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Who was he?

Colonist who published the pamphlet, Common Sense

Role in Revolution

People read his pamphlet and began to urge for independence

Thomas Paine

  • More on Paine

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Who was he?

Massachusetts delegate of the Continental Congress

Later, 2nd president of the United States

Role in Revolution

Part of the committee chosen to write the Declaration of Independence

Known as one of the Founding Fathers of America

John Adams

  • More on Adams

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Who was he?

Colonial leader and delegate from

Role in Revolution

President of the Continental Congress

Member of the Sons of Liberty

Signed the Declaration of Independence first

Signed it so big so that King George III could read it, John Hancock now means a person’s signature

John Hancock

  • More on Hancock

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Who were they?

Those colonists who supported independence

Role in Revolution

Fought in the war

Ran businesses and farms while men were away fighting

Patriots

  • More on Patriots

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Who were they?

Those colonists who remained loyal to King George III and England

Role in Revolution

Housed British soldiers

Fought in the war

Loyalists

  • More on Loyalists

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Who was he?

Nicknamed “The Swamp Fox” by the British because they could never catch him

Role in Revolution

Led daring raids against the British in South Carolina

Francis Marion

  • More on Marion

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Who was he?

Young Continental Army soldier from Connecticut

Role in Revolution

Volunteered to spy as a Dutch school teacher to get information Washington needed

Was captured and later hung by the British

Quoted as saying: ”I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country”

Nathan Hale

  • More on Hale

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Places

Breed's Hill

Independence Hall

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Saratoga

Valley Forge

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Information about it

In Massachusetts, near Boston

What happened there during the Revolution?

Battle of Bunker’s Hill

Breed’s Hill

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Information about it

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Once called Philadelphia’s Carpenter’s Hall

What happened there during the Revolution?

Congress met here to sign the Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence was read out loud here on July 8, 1776

Independence Hall

  • More on Independence Hall

    • http://pbskids.org/libertyskids/archive.html

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Information about it

In Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia

During Winter of 1777

What happened there during the Revolution?

General Washington set up headquarters here for the winter

His ragtag army almost was wiped out by cold, hunger, and disease

Many died here

Troops were trained hard here and were ready to go by Spring

Valley Forge

  • More on Valley Forge

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Information about it

Located in New York

What happened there during the Revolution?

Battle of Saratoga, an important Continental Army defeat of British

Saratoga

  • More on Saratoga

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Events

Battle of Saratoga

Battle of Bunker Hill

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Common Sense

Declaration of Inependence

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What was it?

Actually took place on near by Breed’s Hill, but it was misnamed Bunker Hill and the name stuck

Massachusetts soldiers began to build earthworks, or walls of earth and stone, to protect themselves against the British

General Gage of the British heard about this and ordered an attack

Importance in Revolution

Although in the end the colonists lost, it showed the British that fighting the colonists would not be easy

Battle of Bunker Hill

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What was it?

A pamphlet that Thomas Paine wrote

In it, Paine questioned the right of any king to rule over anyone, called for a revolution, and challenged the British colonists to cut their ties with the British government

Importance in Revolution

Colonists read and talked about this amongst themselves and began to urge for independence

Common Sense

  • More on Common Sense

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What was it?

Took Thomas Jefferson 17 days to write it

Several parts to it

Preamble (1st part) he states why the Declaration was needed

2nd part he describes the colonists’ main ideas about government

3rd part he listed the colonists grievances, or complaints, against the British king and Parliament

Importance in Revolution

All delegates of the 13 colonies signed it, making it a unanimous document stating that the colonies were free and independent states

Declaration of Independence

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What was it?

A battle that took place in New York

October 1777

The Americans defeated a British army of more than 5,000 soldiers led by British General John Burgoyne

There the British had one of their worst defeats in the war

Importance in Revolution

Patriots were overjoyed at the news

It became a turning point in the war- it caused important and dramatic change in favor of the Continental Army and the colonists

Battle of Saratoga

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End of the War

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Effects of the War


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People

Alexander Hamilton

General Cornwallis

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Who was he?

From England

Educated and moved through the ranks of the British army

Role in Revolution

General of the British army

Was defeated and forced to surrender at the Battle of Yorktown

Ultimately blamed for the loss to the colonists during the Revolutionary War

General Cornwallis

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Who was he?

Born in the West Indies

Got is education in New York

Moved through the ranks of the Continental Army at an early age

Role in Revolution

Colonel in the Continental Army

Defeated General Cornwallis with help from French troops in the Battle of Yorktown

Alexander Hamilton

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Places

Yorktown

Annapolis

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Information about it

Located in Virginia

British and General Cornwallis set up headquarters at here

What happened there during the Revolution?

The last major battle of the Revolutionary War

Americans defeated the British, Cornwallis was forced to surrender

Yorktown

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Information about it

Located in Maryland

What happened there after the Revolution?

United States Naval Academy was opened here

Annapolis

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Events

The Surrender

Treaty of Paris of 1783

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What was it?

Battle of Yorktown

French and American troops surrounded Cornwallis on land

French navy took control of the Chesapeake Bay

Now the British army was trapped

Importance in Revolution

Cornwallis surrendered

British soldiers marched out of Yorktown and laid down their weapons

Although the war did not end here, it was clear at this point who had won the war!

The Surrender

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What was it?

Peace treaty signed in Paris between the British and the Americans

America wanted the British king and Parliament to accept American independence and remove all British soldiers from American soil

America also wanted the British to pay the colonists of any damage during the war

Importance in Revolution

It officially ended the Revolutionary War and named the United States of America as a new country and described its borders from Florida in the south to the Great Lakes in the north and west to the Mississippi River

Treaty of Paris of 1783

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Effects of the War

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People

Other Countries

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Settlers

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Who were they?

Dutch

French

Spanish

Portuguese

Role after the Revolution

Began to trade freely with America

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Who were they?

Colonists who wanted to move west into the new territory like Ohio and Indiana

Role after the Revolution

Began to expand the United States population

Settlers

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Places

Appalachian Mountains

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Located from Georgia to Maine on the east coast of the United States

What happened there after the Revolution?

Settlers began to move into this land and build permanent settlements

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What was it?

Settlers began to move from the bustling towns in the New England and Mid-Atlantic colonies to the new territory along the Appalachian Mts., following Indian trails and making there way through the tough terrain

Importance after the Revolution

Opened up a whole new idea to America on expanding the land

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What was it?

Congress later established a regular, full time army

They also provided leaders for the military by establishing schools to train the officers like West Point in New York and United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland

Importance after the Revolution

The military and revolution became a model for later revolutions by other countries, including those in South America

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What was it?

Laws for the new country to follow under the federal government

They were passed by representatives in Congress

Importance after the Revolution

First constitution for the new country

The government hoped to bring together the 13 independent states into “a firm league of leadership”

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