American Revolution Events/Facts

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American Revolution Events/Facts by Mind Map: American Revolution Events/Facts

1. The Boston Tea Party

1.1. December, 1773

2. The Stamp Act

2.1. March, 1765

3. The Boston Massacre

3.1. March, 1770

4. The Townshend Act

4.1. June-July, 1767

5. There were 36,500 more troops in the British Forces that the Continental Army

6. It was British Forces against the Continental Army

7. The Revolutionary War began in Lexington, Massachusetts. The British against colonial soldiers on April 19, 1975.

8. It offended the colonists that the taxes were used to raise money for England

9. 25,000 slaves and freed slaves were on both sides

10. 5 civilians died during the Boston Massacre, Crispus Attucks, Samuel Gray, James Caldwell, Samuel Maverick, and Patrick Carr.

11. British government was treating colonists unfairly (extra taxes, unfair trials limited freedoms)

12. Colonists believed people have the right to life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness

13. Colonists tried to prevent buying British goods and start protesting because they were mad because the british parliament kept making them pay taxes.

14. There were many Acts that kept making colonists pay tax for things

15. The Tea Act

15.1. May 10, 1773