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1 AN ERA OF REVOLUTION Leading to the Revolution American Revolution Begins Declaring Independence Victory and Independence A New Government

2 Vocabulary 1.Amend- 2.Monarch- 3.Bill of Rights- 4.Constitution- 5.Declaration of Independence- 6.Tallow- 7.Tory- 8.Unalienable- 9.Whig - 10.War- 11.Colonization- 12.Taxes- 13.Protest 14.Federalist- 15.Culture- 16.Freedom- 17.Blockade- 18.Boycott- 19.Converge- 20.Disarray- 21.Import- 22.Leery- 23.Loyalist- 24.Pardon- 25.Patriot- 26.Sedition- 27.Survey-

3 Vocabulary Amend- To make a change Monarch- Head of state Bill of Rights- Constitution- Declaration of Independence-

4 Vocabulary Tallow- A slippery, Fatty Substance Tory- A colonist loyal to the King Unalienable- Something that can not be taken away Whig - A colonist who wanted Independence War- Colonization- Taxes- Protest

5 Vocabulary Federalist- Culture- Freedom- Blockade- The closing of an area Boycott- Refuse to buy Converge- Disarray- a lack of order, confusion Import- To bring goods into a country for sale or trade

6 Vocabulary Leery- Suspicious, wary Loyalist- A colonist loyal to the King Pardon- to excuse from a crime Patriot- A colonist who wanted independence Sedition- Acts or words meant to provoke rebellion Survey- To measure land to determine boundaries

7 Historical Figures Richard Caswell Donald McDonald Benjamin Franklin John Adams Thomas Jefferson John Harvey Josiah Quincy, Jr Cornelius Harnett Paul Revere Thomas Paine Governor Tryon Herman Husband Edmond Fanning Samuel Johnston Penelope Barker Josiah Martin John Penn Joseph Hewes William Hoover

8 Mapping the State Revolutionary War times in North Carolina Cities of the Revolutionary War LocationSignificance 1.WilmingtonNew Hanover County Colonist gathered in large crowds to denounce the Stamp Act and toasted each with the slogan, “Liberty, Property, and no Stamp Duty.” 2. BrunswickColumbus County Colonists blocked a ship carrying a load of stamps from landing. 3. New BernCraven County Colonial & State Capital of NC from 1746 to 1792 was New Bern. A group of New Bern Citizens headed to the governor’s palace and carried off the cannons in the palace yard.

9 CitiesLocationSignificance 4. EdentonChowan County A group of women expressed their dissatisfaction over the tea tax at the Edenton Tea Party by signing a document pledging not to drink tea. 5.CharlotteMecklenb urg County The city of Charlotte was occupied by general Cornwallis. 6. RaleighWake County Legislators voted to create a new town of Raleigh and moved the state capital to Raleigh in Orange County Orange County In April, 1771 Governor Tryon gathered 1500 militiamen and sent them to Orange County to combat the rioters. 8. Mecklenbur g Resolves Mecklenb urg County Charlotte residents took political, rather than military action. They passed this set of resolutions which were the first official rejection of British rule in the colonies. 9. Fort Johnston Brunswick County Present town of Southport Fearing he would be attacked, Governor Josiah Martin fled New Bern for Fort Johnston. 10. HalifaxHalifax County NC provincial congress met here and passed the Halifax resolves which authorized NC delegates to attend the Second Continental Congress. 11. Cherokee Territory Cherokee County The Cherokee retreated to safer ground by moving west after being outnumbered by the colonist

10 Battles King’s MountainCleveland County King’s Mountain Sergeant Ferguson was defeated by the Patriots. This was a major turning point in the war. Battle of AlamanceAlamance County A group of armed Regulators were defeated by the better organized and armed militia. Guilford County Court House Guilford County Cornwallis was left with a bittersweet victory over General Green as he headed back to the coast for supplies. Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge Pender County The American Revolution came to NC with this battle.


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