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1 French and Indian War Don’t Tell Me What to Do On the Verge of War! We declare to be free! Major Battles of Rev. War

2 The British were fighting these two groups in the war

3 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU The French and the Indians

4 In Europe the conflict was known as this.

5 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU The Seven Years War

6 How did the fighting style differ between the British and the French?

7 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU British were more cordial, fighting in straight lines. The French and the Indians had more of a “surprise” attack style, and they would also hide in the bushes.

8 Under the terms of the Treaty of Paris (1763) France gave all lands ________________ of the _________________ River to Britain.

9 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU East of the Mississippi River

10 Also, by the Treaty of Paris (1763) the British gave Cuba to Spain in exchange for _______________.

11 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU Florida

12 Act that caused the Boston Tea Party to occur.

13 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU The Tea Act

14 The British economic system that led to Britain making a HUGE profit over the colonists

15 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU Mercantilism

16 Labeled by the British as the COERCIVE ACTS, the colonists had their own nickname.

17 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU What are the Intolerable Acts

18 1765 Act requiring that all paper goods be branded with an emblem that asserts taxes were paid

19 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU What is the Stamp Act?

20 Instituting one last plea to the British King for a return to normalcy, the colonists write this.

21 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU What is the Olive Branch Petition.

22 Why did John Adams decide to defend Captain Preston and his men in the trial?

23 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU Adams decides to defend the British soldiers because he believes their story and that they deserve justice. While John Adams is also against British policies toward the colonists, he does not want that to influence a jury’s verdict (decision). He believes that British policies and the innocence of the British soldiers are unrelated.

24 In the trial scene, what do you find out really happened at the Boston Massacre?

25 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU Adams gets a colonist to testify that the townspeople were throwing oyster shells and ice at a British soldier on duty. A crowd quickly gathered as the British soldier called for help. The colonist dared the British soldiers to fire, and as they got too close, the British soldiers did fire.

26 Where the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired.

27 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU Where are Lexington and Concord?

28 What is the message of the drawing below? Describe the symbolism of the snake as well as the political meaning.

29 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU It talks about the importance of unity in the colonies. They have to work together as a team if they are going to confront the British on their actions! Many colonists, including John Adams agreed that there was strength in numbers. The colonies are represented within the snake. It talks about the importance of unity in the colonies. They have to work together as a team if they are going to confront the British on their actions! Many colonists, including John Adams agreed that there was strength in numbers. The colonies are represented within the snake.

30 The period of debate is closed. Arms as the last resource decide he contest… Every thing that is right or reasonable pleads for separation. The blood of the slain, the weeping voice of nature cries, ‘TIS TIME TO PART!’ -Thomas Paine Describe the message of the above quote. Where is Thomas Paine from? Who must part?

31 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU Thomas Paine is a colonist and he is saying that it is time for the colonist to part from British rule.

32 Author of the Declaration of Independence

33 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU Who is Thomas Jefferson?

34 The Declaration of Independence was approved by members of this group

35 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU What is the Continental Congress?

36 How many colonies signed the Declaration of Independence?

37 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU 13 or ALL colonies signed the Declaration of Independence

38 Which truths are “self-evident” in the declaration?

39 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU That all men are created equal and all are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable right such as life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

40 Of the five sections of the Declaration of Independence which is the following excerpt from? “He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power.”

41 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU From Complaints Against King George Refer back to your worksheet for the five sections of the Declaration of Independence. Be able to identify them 1.Preamble 2.Basic Principles 3.Complaints against King George III 4.Declaration of Independence 5.Signatures Refer back to your worksheet for the five sections of the Declaration of Independence. Be able to identify them 1.Preamble 2.Basic Principles 3.Complaints against King George III 4.Declaration of Independence 5.Signatures

42 What is this depicting?

43 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU Washington’s Crossing over the Delaware. He and his men left on Christmas night 1776 to surprise the Hessians (mercenaries fighting for the British for $$$) and they were successful. This is a glamorous depiction of the event.

44 The Battle of Bunker Hill was one of the first major Battles of the Revolutionary War. The British “won” the battle, but at what cost?

45 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU They lost nearly half their men.

46 This battle is considered the turning point of the war.

47 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU The Battle of Saratoga

48 After the French Aid was made official this general came over to assist George Washington and the Continental Army.

49 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU Lafayette

50 The Battle where Cornwallis surrenders!

51 BACK TO MENU BACK TO MENU The Battle of Yorktown It is after this battle that a treaty is drawn up. Remember this picture?


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