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1 Early Settlers and Pre-Revolutionary War Student made

2 Early Explorers 20,000 years ago- Native Americans cross Bering Strait 1492-Columbus & Spanish Conquistadors 1524-French Explorers

3 Early Settlers 1585-Roanoke 1607-Jamestown 1620-Mayflower Salem Witch Trials 1700’s-Pluralism

4 An Emerging American Identity 1730’s-Great Awakening 1 st half of 1700’s- Salutary Neglect French and Indian War (Seven Year’s War) 1763-Treaty of Paris

5 An Emerging American Identity 1730’2-1740’s – Great Awakening (religious revival) Preacher Jonathon Edwards “commit to God” Early1700’s (first ½ of century): Salutary Neglect (colonial self governing & England’s focus elsewhere) Freedom of the Press (criticism of government) Period of Enlightenment used scientific reason, observation, and experiments to open minds

6 Building Tension Between England and the Colonies 1763-Proclamation of Quartering Act & Stamp Act 1766-Stamp Act Failed 1767-Townshend Acts 1770-Boston Massacre & Parliament repeals Townshend Acts 1772-Committee of Correspondence formed by Samuel Adams 1773-Tea Act & Boston Tea Party 1774-Intolerable Acts

7 War Erupts!!! September 5- October 26, First Continental Congress April of Lexington & Concord

8 THE END


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