King George III/American Revolution (Advantages of the Patriots (The…
King George III/American Revolution
Causes of the Revolution
The patriots were not treated fairly by the king and soldiers.
The patriots won land and they were not alowwed to live on it.
King George taxed them without representation.
The soldiers would bully them and spy on them.
Important Events of the Revolution
Boston Massacre. British soldiers were being harmed by the patriots so they killed some of the patriots.
Boston Tea Party. Some patriots were mad because of the tax on tea so they dumped the tea in the ocean
Battle at Lexington and Concord. A major battle to start the war.
Paul Revere's Midnight ride. He warned the Patriots an told them that the British were coming.
Advantages of the Patriots
The colonists were defending Beliefs. They had more to believe and more to defend.
The colonists were able to secure help from France who gave them more money,more supplies, and Military aid.
The colonists were defending their own land. They know the land and if they lose they will lose everything.
They had strong leadership (George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Paul Revere etc) George Washington provided military help and lead the patriots.
The colonists were defending their own principles. This boosted their morale
King George was on the British side for obvious reasons like he was the king of Britain
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Treaty of Paris
America is officially recognized as a free and independent nation.
It set new territory boundaries for the U.S.
Britain agrees to remove all of its troops from the colonies.
America agrees to pay all existing war debts.
America will not punish Loyalists in the colonies.
Prior to the military, he was the leader of the British and he sent troops out to defend.
King George was a prince when he was born and most loyalist follow his religion
King George died on the date of January 29, 1820, and he was born on June 4, 1738.
King George was born in England but his father and grandfather were not.
He was the leader of the British army in the Revolutionary war.
He became the king on October 25, 1760.