A timelineof everything in Chapters 3 , 4 , 5
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Last battle of the American Revolution French fleet assistance General Cornwallis surrendered to General Washington.
Convincedfrench to help the americans. Turning point of the war Series of battles led by benidict arnold
The document writtne in 1776 in which the colonies declared independence from Britan.
Break form the British.
A governing body whose delegates agreed , in may 1775 to form a cintinental Army and to approve the Decleration of Independence
The first battles of the revolutionary war.
After Lexington and Condord it was an American victory. Ethan Allen led a group of men called the backwoods boys; They captured forts and artillery. They used the artillery to run the british away.
Britsh won but lost over 1,000 men. " Don't fire till you see the whites of thier eyes. "
Delegates from all the colonies except Georgia met in Philadelphia for the first time. The neeting was called FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS.
Parliment passed a series of laws to punish MA colony to serve as a warning to other colonies. These acts were so harsh that the colonists called them the intolerable acts.
American patriots disguised as Mohawk Indians threw about 342 chests of tea over board a ship. They were trying to oppose to tax in tea and taxation without repersentation
Gave the British East India Company control over the american Tea Trade.
Attack of the redcoats woth guns and tension. A group of youths and dockworkers started trading insults when a fight broke out and many people died.
Punished those who didn't house and supply for soldiers.
The law required all legal and commericial documents to carry and official stamp showing that tax was paid.
Colonies had to house and supply soldiers.
This law placed tax on sugar and molases, and other productions shipped into the colonies
Forbade colonists to settle West of the Appalachians.
The push and pull struggle when the British and French had a crisis over the Ohio River Valley Territory.
King or Queen could not cancel laws or impose taxes unless Parliment agreed.
Extended voting rights to non church members and limited the power of the governer. Seperates STATE and CHURCH.
Vowed to obey the laws for the good of the colony .
The first PERMANANT english colony (:
Created to gain more local control. Further established repersentive goverment.
The king could not raise taxes without the consent of the Nobles. Nessecary trial by judgement . It limited the kings power .