United States History

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  • The Great Awakening 1

    The Great Awakening 1
    *The Great Awakening was an unorganized, but widespread movement of evangelical Christian sermons and church meetings. *The Great Awakening brought the colonists together. It also gave all people a feeling of acceptance and spiritual equality. The Great Awakening also made the colonists question the British authority.
  • The Great Awakening 2

    The Great Awakening 2
    *The reason the Great Awakening started was to make colonists more religious. Many church leaders in England were scared that the colonists' dedication to their religion was declining. They sent Misistersto hold revivals in the colonies. This started the sparks for the Great Awakening. *The colonists took the Great Awakening very seriously. They held outdoor sermons where Ministers from different colonies would talk about the economy, culture, and trade.
  • The Great Awakening 3

    The Great Awakening 3
  • The French and Indian War. 1

    The French and Indian War. 1
    *1754-1768 *The French and Indian War started because the French built three forts in the Ohio Vally. When the British asked them to leave, the French ignored them. The British wanted that land and the French and Indian War began. *This event is important because it led to the Proclamation of 1763. After the war, the colonists started to rebell and they began to cross the Appalachian Mountains.
  • The French and Indian War 2

    The French and Indian War  2
    *In 1768, the British took control of any of the French's fort called Fort Duquesne and they renamed it Fort Pitt. *As a result of the war, the British owed a lot of money.
  • The Proclamation of 1763 1

    The Proclamation of 1763  1
  • The Proclamation of 1763 2

    The Proclamation of 1763 2
    *The Proclamation of 1763 led to the Sugar Act.
  • The Sugar Act 1

    The Sugar Act  1
    *The British legislative branch called the Parliament searched ship for illegal sugar and made merchants keep a list of all trading goods.
  • The Sugar Act 2

    The Sugar Act 2
    *It ended when a Prime Minister of the Parliament named Grenville asked the colonists if they had a better plan to pay Britain’s debt. When the colonists failed to propose any worthy plan, the Parliament came up with the Stamp Act. *The Sugar Act is important because it was the first Act that shocked the colonists and made them upset at the Parliament . It also raised money to pay of the military debt through taxing the colonists.
  • The Stamp Act 1

    The Stamp Act 1
  • The Stamp Act 2

    The Stamp Act  2
    *The colonist saw the Stamp Act as the first law that directly taxed the colonists. They started protesting. The Son of Liberty attacked tax collectors *The Stamp Act led to more taxes because the Parliament wanted to prove to the colonists that they do not make the rules.
  • The Stamp Act 3

    The Stamp Act 3
    *It was important because like all Acts, it upsetted the colonists and brought them one more step closer to rebellion. It later led to more tension between the British and the colonists. These Acts also made people think that it was not fair to tax without any representation.
  • The Townshend Act 1

    The Townshend Act 1
    *The Townshend Act started to raise money to pay off the military from the French and Indian War. *The Townshend Act placed duties on imported glass, lead, paints, paper, and tea. *The colonists thought it took power away from the colonial court so they started to boycott it
  • The Townshend Act 2

    The Townshend Act 2
    *The Townshend Act was important because it paid some of the debt from the French and Indian War. It was mostly important because the tension was rising between the colonies and England because of all the Acts. If the Townshend Act had not been passed by the Parliament ,then the Boston Massacre would have never happened .
  • The Tea Party 1

    The Tea Party 1
    *The Tea Act kept in placed duties on imported tea and allowed the British East India Company to export tea directly to the states. In other words, the colonists could only buy their tea from this English company. *It started when tensions between Britain and the colonies cooled down. However, the British created the Tea Act to show the colonists that England had all the power and were still in control.
  • The Tea Act 2

    The Tea Act  2
    *In responses, the colonists boycotted, made propaganda, held the Boston Tea Party, and destroyed tea shipments in some colonies.
    * The British passed the Intolerable Act .
  • The Tea Act 3

    The Tea Act 3
    *This event was important because it created the final spark to the revolutionary movement in Boston. After this Act, the Boston Tea Party was created in Boston Harbor. After the Boston Tea Party creation , the Parliament passed the Intolerable Act which closed the Boston harbor. This affected Boston economy. This Act may have also help start the Revolutionary War.
  • The Boston Massacre1

    The Boston Massacre1
    *The Boston Massacre started when the tension between the colonist and British exploded. A mob of angry colonists were threatening a group of British soldiers. *During this event, five colonists were killed, which included Samuel Maverick. *Samuel Adam and other protesters used this "incident" to support their view against the British.
  • The Boston Massacre 2

    The Boston Massacre 2
  • The Boston Tea Party 1

    The Boston Tea Party 1
  • The Boston Tea Party 2

    The Boston Tea Party 2
  • The Boston Tea Party 3

    The Boston Tea Party 3
    *This event led to the Intolerable Acts. *The Boston Tea Party is important as it was one of the first acts of rebellion from the colonists.
  • The Intolerable Act 1

    The Intolerable Act  1
    *In reaction to the Intolerable Act, the colonists boycott, published propaganda and convened the first Continental Congress.
  • The Intolerable Act 2

    The Intolerable Act   2
  • The Battle of Lexington/Concord 1

    The Battle of Lexington/Concord  1
    *It started when the British were preparing to attack the Minutemen and take their weapons. *Paul Revere and William Pawes warn the Minutemen that British were coming.
  • The Battle of Lexington/Concord 2

    The Battle of Lexington/Concord  2
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill 1

    The Battle of Bunker Hill  1
    *It started when the colonists soldiers captured Bunker and Breed Hill while the British were sleeping. *The Redcoats mounted a frontal assault against the colonists.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill 2

    The Battle of Bunker Hill  2
  • Common Sense 1

    Common Sense 1
    *It started when Thomas Paine wrote a pamphlet called Common Sense that changed America's history.
  • Common Sense 2

    Common Sense 2
    *It was important because it changed the colonists attitude toward Britain.This document was also important because it triggered the colonists to stand up for themselves. *It led to the Declaration of Independence.
  • The Declaration of Independence 1

    The Declaration of Independence  1
    *The Declaration of Independence was a document that Thomas Jefferson wrote to declare independence from England.
  • The Declaration of Independence 2

    The Declaration of Independence  2
  • The Battle of Saratoga 1

    The Battle of Saratoga  1
    *This battle started because the colonists wanted to defeat the British army and gain independence. *Before this battle, the British army were approaching the city of Saratoga. There, they were caught off guard when the colonists attacked them. The British were completely surrounded and had no other choice but to surrender.
  • The Battle of Saratoga 2

    The Battle of Saratoga  2
  • The Battle of Yorktown 1

    The Battle of Yorktown  1
    *The Battle of Yorktown is when the biggest British army surrendered to the colonists.
  • The Battle of Yorktown 2

    The Battle of Yorktown   2
    *This event was important because it was the battle that determined the outcome of the war.
  • The Treaty of Paris 1

    The Treaty of Paris  1
  • The Treaty of Paris 2

    The Treaty of Paris  2
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