Section 1 – Road to Revolution Boston Tea Party (December 16, 1773) control rights
Section 1 – Road to Revolution Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts) shut down the port of Boston Quartering Act
Amendment 1 –Freedoms of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition Protects 5 basic rights Added because of Intolerable Acts passed by England for the colonies
Amendment 3 –Lodging Troops in Private Homes Limits the government’s right to use private homes to house soldiers – must have consent of the owner Added because of Quartering Acts passed by England for the colonies
Patrick Henry “Give me liberty or give me death.”
American Revolution began on April 19, 1775 at Lexington and Concord 1775EnglandColonies Weapons & supplies Had all they neededNext to none ArmiesBiggest in worldNext to none NavyLargest in worldNone MoneyRichest in world (biggest country) Next to nothing Biggest advantage Americans had: fighting on their own soil, they knew the terrain.