American Revolutionary- Guns For General George Washington ( Henry…
American Revolutionary- Guns For General George Washington
Causes of Revolutionary War-
Great Britain imposed strict control over trade.
British governors had complete control over the colonies.
Britain taxed the colonies after the French and Indian war.
TAXES- England taxed colonies to pay off debt from French and Indian war. ( Tea Act, Stamp Act, Townshend Act, Sugar Act,
Colonist had to obey British laws, which were both enforced by governors.
The colonies had no representation in Parliament.
Important events that lead to Revolutionary War-
1st Continental Congress
Battle of Saratoga
Proclamation of 1763
Surrender at Yorktown
French and Indian War
Declaration of Independence
Boston Tea Party
Treaty of Paris
Lexington and Concord
Advantages the Patriots
We defend our land and British don't.
We defend our beliefs.
The French did the colonists work.
We defend our rights.
They were well rested when everyone came to join their side.
Colonist had extra people. Like the French.
Born- July 25, 1750, Boston MA
Death- October 25, 1806
His father died of unknown causes.
He taught himself French and other subject because he dropped out of school.
His parents are Irish immigrants.
March 5 Knox was a witness of the Boston Tea Party.
His dad and brother both are named William.
He was the army's youngest major general.
When he was nine his father died.
His son die at the age nine because of depression.
He was a 300 pound self taught soldiers.
The chicken bone in his throat and became infected.
Henry was right under General Washington
He died from swallowing on a chicken bone.
Henry Knox was a bookstore owner he joined the Continental Army at the age of 21.
Henry Knox was the seventh kid of ten.
He was a clerk at a bookstore then he opened one himself.
Henry gave up school to be a sole support to his mother.
Henry is a true Patriot.
Henry Knox wife Lucy Flucker had Henry Jackson Knox and Caroline Flucker Knox and Lucy Flucker Knox. His parent Mary Knox.