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American Revolution/guns for general washington
causes of the revolution
Taxes: England taxed the colonists to pay off war debt from the French and Indian war (Tea act, Stamp act, Townshend act, Sugar act, intolerable acts.
Colonists had to obey British laws which were enforced by the governors.
British governors had complete control over the colonies.
Quartering act:British soldiers were living in the colonists' homes
The colonists couldn't trade freely, England had strict control over the trade.
The colonies had NO REPRESENTATION in parliament.
Important events of the revolution
The Boston Tea party
The passage of the stamp acts
The passage of the intolerable acts
the First Continental Congress
Lexington and Concord
The Declaration of Independance
The battle of Saratoga
surrender at Yorktown
The Treaty of Paris
Advantages that the Patriots had
The colonists were defending there own land
The colonists were defending there beliefs
The colonists were defending their own principles
The colonists got money, supplies, and military aid from France
The colonists had strong leadership
The colonists knew the land better
Sam Adams was born September 27, 1722
He is a Puritan.
He was a patriot because he didn't like the British taxes.
He wasn't very good at being a maltster.
He didn't really like being a tax collector.
He failed as a newspaper publisher.
He graduated from Harvard in 1743.
His grave is the most visited more than any other patriot.
He is not the man on the beer label.
He used to be called the Father of America.
He once started his own news paper.
He could never really stuck to a budget.
He is the cousin of John Adams
Buried in Boston were he was born.
He was a four term governor of Boston.
in 1776 he signed the Declaration of Independence.
He paid his education in flour and molasses.
He never brewed beer.
His father was founded the Boston Cactus