American revolution

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  • Samuel Adams

    Samuel Adams
    Samuel Adams was born on September 27, 1722 and died on October 3, 1803. He was an architect of political ideas mostly about liberty. This was the cause of him helping to write the declaration of independence.
  • Paul Revere

    Paul Revere
    Paul revere was born in the late months in 1734 the exact date is unknown, but he died on May 10, 1818. He was an average American until one night he rode a midnight ride to tell the town about an attack that the British were coming giving the Americans more time to prepare.
  • John Hancock

    John Hancock
    John Hancock was born on January 23, 1737, and died on October 8, 1793. He was a leader an the American revolution and later signed the declaration of independence.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743, and died July 4, 1826.
    He was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809, and served as the 2nd vice president. He helped write and sign the declaration of independence.
  • The French and Indian war

    The French and Indian war
    The French and Indian war was caused by France's expansion by the Ohio river valley causing much conflict with the British settlers.
  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton was born on January 11, 1755, and died on July 12, 1804. Alexander made his reputation while fighting in the revolutionary war and proceeded to become one of America's main founding fathers.
  • The sugar act

    The sugar act
    The sugar act was to wear the french forbade all smuggling of molasses and sugar. They did this to increase their profit so you could only buy it from the British.
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    The stamp act was passed by British officials during the seven-year war. It was made to fund the British army. It was wearing the colonists got taxed by little stamps on playing card documents and various forms of paper.
  • Minutemen

    Minutemen
    Minutemen Were people from the militia who were assigned if an attack came, to get ready in 30 minutes or less. They were picked by their courage reliability and physical strength.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre took occurred on May 5, 1770. It started as American riots on king street but they started throwing stuff at the British causing them to begin firing.
  • The Boston Tea Party.

    The Boston Tea Party.
    The Boston Tea party occurred on December 16, 1773. It was a protest that was against the British taxing. The Americans snuck on to a tea boat and dumped 32 chests of tea into the water as a protest.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    Bunker hill was a battle where the British try to take over bunker hill giving them complete control over pearl harbor. When the British go to sleep the night before the battle the colonist stay up all night working on a 6-foot high hill around their village. When the British wake up they are very mad. They try to break through the wall but cannot. Eventually, the brits push and the colonists are waiting and begin to fire. Their commander orders them to keep pushing. Finally the British win.
  • "Give Me Liberty or give me death" speech

    "Give Me Liberty or give me death" speech
    The "Give Me Liberty or give me death" speech was about why Patrick Henry (The speaker) believed that America needed liberty. This sparked many other people's realization that they needed freedom. This was a big factor in the revolution.
  • Battle of concord

    Battle of concord
    The battle of concord was the first battle in the American revolution. It was about 200 British trained men verse 75 American part-time soldiers. As the British marched in someone fired a shot causing the whole armies to start shooting. each side both lost a few dozen men but the American managed to win.
  • The declaration of independence

    The declaration of independence
    The declaration of independence was the first formal statement declaring independence and the right to have their own government. It was written and signed by people who played big roles at the time such as fighting for independence or fighting in the war.
  • Hessians

    Hessians
    Hessians were approximately 30,000 British troops hired during the revolutionary was to fight. They were drawn from the German state of Hesse-Cassel. Although germans from other states did see action in America.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The battle of Yorktown was caused by George Washington's army getting tired and needed a battle that would put a break to the war for a bit. He decided to partner up with France and surround Yorktown on foot and sea. Yorktown is where the British general headquarter was. The plan was successful, causing the British to surrender.
  • French America Alliance

    French America Alliance
    The French America Alliance was when France agreed to give America supplies combat. After these countries like Spain and
    The Netherlands also became allies with France.
  • Benedict Arnold

    Benedict Arnold
    On September 21, 1780, Benedict Arnold meet with John Andre to discuss taking over West Point to the British, in return he was promised of a large sum of money and a good rank in the British army. Their plot was failed though and Arnold was known as a traitor.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris was signed by American and British Representatives on September 3, 1783, putting an end to the American Revolution. The agreement recognized America's independence and granted the U.S. significant western territory.