American Revolution by: Safi Ullah

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1. Causes leading to American Revolution

1.1. Proclamtion of 1763

1.1.1. The colonists weren't allowed to across Appalachian Mountains. Colonists that were arrested for crossing.

1.2. Quatering Act

1.2.1. Allowed the British soldiers to stay at any house. The owners would have to feed and provide a bed for them

1.3. Boston Massacre

1.3.1. Colonists were throwing rocks at the British soldiers. as act of fear the Britdh soldiers fired at the crowd. One person who died was Crispus Attucks. He was a freed slave who died at the Boston Massacre

1.4. Boston Tea Party

1.4.1. Colonists went to the Boston Harbor and dumped tea in the sea. The colonists dress as Native Americans.

1.5. Intolerable Act

1.5.1. Series of acts that closed the Boston Harbor.

2. Taxes After the French and Indian

2.1. Sugar Act

2.1.1. The British taxed the colonists for sugar and molases.

2.1.2. Colonial Response and actions

2.1.2.1. Taxing became an issue

2.2. Stamp Act

2.2.1. Colonist required to pay tax and get all paper stamped, including legal documents, newpaper, etc.

2.2.2. Colonial Response and actions

2.2.2.1. The colonist started boycotting formed to protest tax

3. British Unfair Mercantilist Policies

3.1. Mercantilism Definition

3.1.1. A system which it is a colony's responsibilty to support its parent country

3.2. Products and Trade Routes

3.2.1. Colonist raw materials to Great Britsh

3.3. Naviagation Act

3.3.1. Colonist were only allowed to trade with the British

4. A Royal Paine

4.1. Signifance of Thomas Paine

4.1.1. He wrote many important articles, which influenced Colonists to fight against the British

4.2. An Americam Crisis

4.2.1. A series of aricles that wrote by hoams Paine during the American Revoltion

4.3. Coomon Sense

4.3.1. A article that influenced people to become Pariots and fight against the Britsh

5. Declaration Of Independece

5.1. Purpose and Signifance of the Declaration

5.1.1. The Declaration of Independence purpose was to declare themselves as an independent state from the British. The British were abusive from the acts they put on the colonists.

5.2. Premable

5.2.1. The Premable stated that all men had equal parts, they couldn't be denied their unalienable rights of freedom, liberty and a pursuit of happiness

5.3. Thomas Jefferson

5.3.1. Wrote the Decleration of Independence at the age of 33. He was the youngest leader of all the leaders that were in American Revolution. He was given one of the most important jobs writing the Declaration of Independece

6. Signifance of Individuals

6.1. Geogre Washington

6.1.1. Leaer of the colonists who lead a army of colonists againts and beat the British. He was also one of the Founding Fathers. Geogre Washington was mthe firs presiden of the United States

6.2. Benjamin Franklin

6.2.1. Was a important guy in the American Revolution. He made the Geoger Washinton the captain of the colonists. He was also a Founding Father

7. Treaty of Paris

7.1. Signifcance and major terms of the Treaty of Paris

7.1.1. The Treaty of Paris ended the American Revolution and recongnized America as an independent country and Britiish would loose all their of their land in North America to the colonists

7.2. Land Claims for the Americans

7.2.1. The colonist would get Ohio, Kentucky, West Virgina, Tennesse, Wisconism, Michigan,Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi and Alabama

8. Major Battles of the War

8.1. Lexington and Concord

8.1.1. The first shot fired in the American Revolution on Apirl 19, 1775. The British marched to concord and fought against some minuetmen. hen the Britsh went to Lexington . The britsh were forced t retreat. "he Sho Heard Around The World"

8.2. Saratoga

8.2.1. After the British winning many battles of the American Revolution. The Colonists managed to get the win. This battle was known as the "Turning Point" because the colonists got allies from France to help fight the British

8.3. Yorktown

8.3.1. Last battle of the war. The Britsh surrendered and the British were forced to sign a treaty