King George III/American Revolution (Causes of the revoulution (The king…
King George III/American Revolution
Ruled Britain, and Ireland
In posed taxes on the colonist
Colonist wrote a strong letter to King George and he rejected
King George was famous for losing against the colonist in now America
Full name is George William Frederick
King George was important because he arrived at throne before the French and Indian war happened
Born, June 4 1738
Died, January 29 1820
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Was born into being a king
Parents-Frederick Prince of Wales, and Augusta of Saxe Gotha
Ten sons including George IV and William IV, and six daughters
Came to throne when his grandfather died
Married 57 years
Lived in the house of Handover
Learnes two laugues by age 8 was taut by a tutor
received Throne at 22
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Was on the British side
Was king of Britain that is why he was on the British side
Causes of the revoulution
The king put taxes on the colonist
Imposed strict control of trade
Made the colonist pay a living for the British troops which made them feel unconformable and invading privacy
The colonist had to follow British laws enforced by british goveners
The legislatures made the laws for the colonies but they were monitored by the colonial goveners
Important events of the revoulution
1st continental congress Colonist gather to write a letter to the king about the problems they were having and how he could fix them.
Boston tea party A group o patriots led by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams threw out tea off a British ship to show they are against tea taxes.
Boston Massacre British soldiers shot a few colonist who were taunting them
Lexington and Concord This battle started the Revolutionary War the British were marching to Concord to get the Patriots supplies when they were stopped by some Patriots guarding them from passing the British plowed them and went on to Concord their was no weapons in the warehouse because Paul Revere had warned the Patriots that the British were coming.
2nd continental congress The Declaration of Independence was made, and George Washington became the commander of the continental army.
Advantages of the patriots
The colonist were defending their principles and the British were not.
The colonist were defending their beliefs and the British were not.
The colonist had a secure help by the French and other colonies by them giving supplies, and military aid.
The colonist were defending their own land and the British were not because they were sent by the king
Strong leadership such as-John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, Benjamin Franklin, and George Washington
Treaty of Paris
It set new territory boundaries for the U.S
America is officially recognized as a free independent nation
America agrees to pay all existing war debts of Britian
British agrees to remove all British troops from the colonies
America will not punish loyalist in the colonies