2I can…SS4H4explain the causes, events, and results of the American Revolution.
3The American Revolution causes… Trace the events that shaped the revolutionary movement in America,including the French and Indian War
4French and Indian War Fought between England and France It was fought to have control over land (Ohio Valley)George WashingtonWar lasted 9 years!!!!!
5French and Indian WarThe French and Natives fought against Great BritainThe 13 colonies helped Britain to win the war.Treaty of Paris officially ended the warIt was a Britain victory!!!!
6Treaty of Paris 1763Gave Great Britain the land west of the Mississippi River.Spain gave up Florida
7Effects from French and Indian War Native Americans wanted the British to leave the Ohio Valley.The Natives began a rebellion against British government.Britain won the rebellion but to prevent more fighting they issued: The Proclamation of 1763
8The Proclamation of 1763Colonist could not settle west of the Appalachian MountainsThis land was considered Indian NationColonist were upset because now the French was gone they wanted to settle in the Ohio Valley
9I can…SS4H4explain the causes, events, and results of the American Revolution.British Imperial Policy that led to the 1765 Stamp Actthe slogan “no taxation without representation,
10Stamp Act: CausesGreat Britain needed money due to the cost of the French and Indian WarThey decided to tax the coloniesTax-money people pay to their government
11Stamp Act British parliament created a tax called: The Stamp Act Taxed anything that could be printed on paper
12Stamp Act: EffectColonist were outraged They did not have any elected government officials in England’s Parliament
13Stamp Act: Effect Patrick Henry famous words “No taxation without representation”
14Stamp Act: Effects Many colonist agreed with Patrick Henry They formed a group called, “Sons of Liberty”
15I can…explain the causes, events, and results of the American Revolution.the activities of the Sons of Liberty
16Sons of Liberty: Causes The group was formed to protect the Colonist’s freedomLiberty: freedom from being controlled by another government.
17Son’s of Liberty: effects Samuel Adams was the leaderSam with the Son’s of Liberty lead protest against the Stamp ActBritain canceled the Stamp Act and tried to establish new taxes.
18I can…Explain the causes and effects of the Boston Tea Party
19Boston Tea Party: causes In 1773 Britain passed a new taxTea Tax (taxed tea from the East India Company)Colonist did not believe in paying Britain taxes
20Boston Tea Party: causes Boston merchants refused to sell the East India Tea.British refused to allow the tea to come back.Colonist decided to get rid of the unwanted tea.
21Boston Tea Party: causes December 16,1773Sons of Liberty dressed as Native Americans and through the tea into the ocean.
22Boston Tea Party: effects Britain was outraged and passed laws to punish MassachusettsCoercive Acts (Britain)Intolerable Acts (Colonist)
23Boston Tea Party: Effects Coercive Acts or Intolerable Acts1. Stopped trade between Boston and Britain2. Britain had more control of the colony’s government3. British soldiers returned to Boston.4. Boston had to quarter the British soldiers
25Boston Tea Party: effects Colonist responded the First Continental CongressThey met in PhiladelphiaEvery colony met except GeorgiaThey wrote a letter to King George III
26Boston Tea Party: Effects Letter stated that the colonist should have the same freedom as the British.It asked for parliament to stop taxing the colonist without an agreement and to repel the Intolerable acts.The colonist began training for war, and stopped trade with Britain.
27Boston Tea Party Effects: The King’s response was the colonist have started a rebellion so he sends more soldiers to Boston.
28I can…Describe the major events of the American Revolution and explain the factors leading to American victory and British defeat; include the Battles of Lexington and Concord
29Battle of Lexington and Concord British Soldiers reached LexingtonMinutemen were waiting thereSomeone fired the shot, no one knows whoThe American Revolution has begun!!!!!!
30Battle of Lexington 8 colonist were dead and nine were wounded 1 British soldier was woundedBritish marched on to concord
31Battle of Concord British moved on to Concord looking for weapons The colonist were ready for the BritishColonists shot at them from behind trees and stone walls
32Battle of Concord250 British soldiers were wounded or killed before the troops reached BostonThe British were trapped
33I can…the writing of the Declaration of Independence; include who wrote it, how it was written, why it was necessary, and how it was a response to tyranny and the abuse of power.
34Declaration of Independence Patrick Henry: “Give me liberty or give me death”Thomas Paine: Common Sense-King is treating us unfairlySecond Continental Congress meant: decide to fight for independence
35Declaration of Independence Written by Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson believed that the government should protect our rights (live, free, happiness)If the government does not protect our natural born right we have the right to start a new government.
36Declaration of Independence Part 1: Colonist must break away from BritainPart 2: “All men should be treated equally”Part 3: List of complaints to the KingPart 4: Declares colonies are independentPart 5: Delegates signed: John Hancock
37I can….Describe the major events of the American Revolution and explain the factors leading to American victory and British defeat; include the Battle Saratoga
38Battle of Saratoga 1777Benjamin Franklin: He was trying to get help from the France.The British was planning an attack near Albany, New YorkThe Colonist met them near Saratoga, New York
39Battle of Saratoga 1777With the help of Thaddeus Kosciuszko (Polish) the Colonist by built a long wall of earth and logs on a hill to hide behind.
40Battle of Saratoga 1777The Colonist won and forced nearly 5,000 troops to surrender.After the battle, the French were convinced that the Americans could win and sent money, and soliders
41I can…Describe the major events of the American Revolution and explain the factors leading to American victory and British defeat; include the Battles of Yorktown.
42Battle of Yorktown 1781General Cornwallis led the British Army to Yorktown, VA.Washington learn about Cornwallis’ plan and marched his troops south from New York to Virginia.Ships from the French Navy met G. Washington there.They surprised Cornwallis and the British Army
43Battle of Yorktown 1781Cornwallis thought he would be rescued by the British’s Navy but the French blocked themCornwallis was trapped and soon had to surrender.Yorktown was the last major battle but the war continued for two more years.