American Revolution April 19, 1775-September 3, 1783

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Reasons for the American Revolution. Announcement of 1763. In 1763, Parliament issued the Proclamation of 1763, which requested pioneers not to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains.The British government trusted this would keep peace with the Native Americans. The homesteaders thought the British government ought not meddle..

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American Revolution April 19, 1775-September 3, 1783

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Causes of the American Revolution

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Proclamation of 1763 In 1763, Parliament issued the Proclamation of 1763, which requested pilgrims not to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains. The British government trusted this would keep peace with the Native Americans. The pioneers thought the British government ought not meddle.

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The Stamp Act In 1765, Parliament passed the Stamp Act. It constrained pioneers to pay a duty on practically everything imprinted on paper—daily papers, authoritative records—notwithstanding playing cards. The homesteaders responded so firmly against the assessment that Parliament renounced it a year later.

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The Stamp Act

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The Townshend Acts In 1767, Parliament passed the Townshend Acts, which burdened lead, glass, paper, paint, and tea imported to the settlements. Settlers opposed by declining to purchase these things. The assessment was lifted on everything aside from tea.

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Boston Massacre March 5, 1770 In 1768, 4,000 British troopers moved into Boston, Massachusetts. Settlers were compelled to keep them in their homes, so Boston turned into a possessed city. This occupation set off the Boston Massacre. On March 5, 1770, various pioneers got in a contention with the redcoats and started tossing snowballs and lumps of ice at them. Officers discharged shots into the group and 5 Americans were executed. Crispus Attucks was the primary African-American to kick the bucket for his nation. The fighters were brought into court and John Adams guarded the officers. Two were discovered blameworthy and the others were proclaimed pure.

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The Boston Massacre

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Boston Tea Party In 1773, British East India organization transports loaded with tea were docked in Boston Harbor. On December 16, settlers dressed as Mohawks boarded the ship and dumped the tea in the water. The occasion got to be distinctly known as the Boston Tea Party.

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Boston Tea Party

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The Intolerable Acts To rebuff the homesteaders for dumping the tea, the British passed significantly stricter laws. The pilgrims called these laws the Intolerable Acts on the grounds that the homesteaders chose they would not endure (acknowledge) them. The First Continental Congress met to challenge the Intolerable Acts. Each settlement aside from Georgia sent agents, or delegates. In Sept. 1774, the congress requested that the Intolerable Acts be reclaimed and that the settler be given more power in deciding.

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War Begins The war started when battling softened out up Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts. Minutemen were individuals from gatherings of furnished men who were prepared at a moment's notice to take to the field against the British. The British were called "redcoats" because of the brilliant red shade of their outfits. There were 25,300 setbacks of Americans. There were 10,000 losses of British warriors.

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Soldiers Minutemen Redcoats

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The Second Continental Congress The Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in May 1775, a month after the American Revolution had started. The homesteaders understood that they should battle together against the British if they somehow managed to overcome the British. George Washington was designated to be the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army—everybody voted in favor of him.

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Results of the American Revolution The thirteen settlements turned into a free country called the United States of America, which was perceived by Britain. England gave the United States the land east of the Mississippi stream, north to Canada, and south to the outskirt of Florida. All British control of American exchange was lifted. Another legislature with chose delegates was shaped under the Articles of Confederation. The effective upset supported other individuals, particularly the French, to oust their legislatures.

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People of the Revolutionary War Americans George Washington Benjamin Franklin Patrick Henry John Adams Samuel Adams Ethan Allen Nathan Hale Paul Revere Thomas Paine Thomas Jefferson

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People in the Revolutionary War British King George III Benedict Arnold Gen. Cornwallis

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Independence Day