2 Write a sentence with the following words: 1. George Washington 2. Treaty of Paris3. Pontiac Treason5. Boycott RevolutionAnswer the following questions in a complete sentence7. What was the Proclamation of 1763 and why do you believe King George made this law?8. Why did King George and the British Parliament tax the colonies? Do you think if was fair? Why/why not?9. How did the colonists protest the tax of tea?10. Describe the Boston Massacre. When did this take place?
3 Write a “break-up” letter to Britain Writing PromptWrite a “break-up” letter to BritainDescribe in a two paragraph letter to Britain why you, the Colonies, want to break up with them.
4 Unjust use of PowerGroup of colonist that resisted British laws. (John Hancock, Samuel Adams)A colonist armed and trained to fight the British at a minute’s notice.Colonist who sided with Britain during the American Revolution.Colonists who wanted independence from Britain.TyrannySons of LibertyMinutemanLoyalistPatriot
5 Patrick HenryColonist who gave a dramatic speech in favor of breaking away from British law. Famous for the quote “ Give me liberty or give me death”
6 Paul RevereMessenger that rode ahead and warned the colonists that the British were coming.George Washington-commander of the Continental army during the American Revolutionary War.
7 Battles of Lexington and Concord First battles of the Revolutionary War. No one knows who fired The shot “ heard around the world” at Lexington, but it started the Revolution.
8 Battle of Bunker HillBritish attacked a secret American fort at Breed’s Hill. The British won this battle, but the Colonists proved that they could fight a trained army( 200 British soldiers killed-140 Americans)
9 Battle of Moores Creek Bridge Halifax ResolvesMecklenburg ResolvesThe first battle of the American Revolution in N.C. was fought here. This battle helped to keep the British from gaining control of the south. The Patriots greased the bridge with soap and animal fat and killed 50 Loyalists in 3 mins.The very first call for independence from Britain that came from NCMay 20, 1775-established an independent gov’t. from Britain in Mecklenburg county
10 Declaration of Independence The document adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, declaring the United States as a nation independent of Great Britain.
11 HessiansGeneral CornwallisGerman soldiers fighting for the BritishBritish Officer who often delayed taking military actions in the south , which ultimately led to the defeat of the British in the Amer. Rev.
12 Turning point of the war. American victory. Battle of SaratogaNathanael GreeneBattle of YorktownTreaty of ParisTurning point of the war. American victory.Commander of the Continental Army in the south.The last battle of the Revolutionary War. Took place in VA. British surrendered on Oct. 19, 1781.Official agreement that ended the Revolutionary War on Sep. 3, 1783
13 Advantages for Americans They were familiar with the land, climate, and bodies of water. We also used Guerrilla Warfare tactics. France became a key alliance for the U.S.
14 1. French and Indian War Who was it fought between? French and Native Americans fought Britain and the colonists.What caused it?Over who was in control of the Ohio River Valley.What were the effects of it?British Victory, Native American still didn’t have land, France was forced to give up all land east of the Mississippi.
15 2. Explain Each Pontiacs Rebellion Proclamation of 1763 Native American leader that refused to give op land in the Ohio River Valley to British and began to attack British Settlements.Proclamation of 1763British agreement that prevented colonists from settling west of the Appalachians.
16 Law that Britain placed on the colonies that made them buy stamps. Stamp ActLaw that Britain placed on the colonies that made them buy stamps.Quartering ActLaw that required colonists to shelter British Soldiers.Boston MassacreGroup of British Soldiers shot and killed five colonist in downtown Boston in 1770.
17 Boston Tea PartyGroup of colonist dressed as Indians dumped British tea in the Boston Harbor to protest the Tea Tax.Intolerable ActsWhen Britain placed taxes on the colonies and began to use military control over the colonies.1st Continental CongressMet July 21, 1774 to discus actions to be taken against Britain.
18 Battles of Lexington and Concord First two battle of the Revolutionary WarMecklenburg ResolvesDocument created by Mecklenburg County in 1775 that declared and independent local government.2nd Continental CongressMeeting in which a representative from each colony voted on the declaration of independence from Britain in 1776.
19 Known for his “Give me Liberty or Give me Death” speech. Paul Revere Patrick HenryKnown for his “Give me Liberty or Give me Death” speech.Paul RevereMessenger that warned the colonist that the British were coming.George WashingtonCommander of the Continental ArmyThomas JeffersonAuthor of the Declaration of Independence
20 General CornwallisBritish general that surrendered at the Battle of Yorktown ending the Revolutionary War.Treaty of ParisTreaty that ended the Revolutionary war and decided boundaries for the United States.
21 3. Declaration of Independence Wrote the DeclarationOf Independence to claimThe U.S. free from BritainThomas JeffersonDeclaration ofIndependenceBecause it was one of theFirst documents declaringAn independent governmentFree from BritainBecause of the mentionOf freeing slaves.
22 4. Terms Patriot Colonist that supported independence from Britain. LoyalistColonist who remained loyal to Britain and did not support independence from them.Sons of LibertyMain group that started the Rebellion against Britain.
23 HessiansGerman soldiers that were hired to fight for the British.BoycottTo refuse to use a product or serviceColonyWhat the land in the U.S. was called before the Revolutionary War.StateWhat the land in the U.S. was called after the Revolutionary War.
24 Colonist ready for battle at a minute notice Tyranny MinutemenColonist ready for battle at a minute noticeTyrannyUnjust use of power
25 5. Battles Lexington and Concord First two battles of the Revolutionary WarSaratogaTurning point of the war. American VictoryGuilford CourthouseBoth Armies met at Guilford Courthouse in N.C. Both Armies suffered severely and retreated.
26 Moore’s Creek BridgeFirst Battle in North CarolinaYorktownLast battle of the Revolutionary War. Took place in VA. British surrendered. AMERICA WINS !!!
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