American Revolution/Guns for general washington ( ( (John Hancock), An…
American Revolution/Guns for general washington
Causes of the revolution
Taxes and harsh laws led the colonist to protest against the British.
The British ignored the colonist in their demands.
Colonist where shot after taunting the British.
Patriots threw tea into the ocean in protest against the tea taxes at the Boston harbor.
the french and Indian war started in 1754
Great Britain imposed taxes,such as the stamp act ,to raise necessary revenue to pay the cost of the French and Indian war.
Great Britain taxed the colonies after the french and Indian war
Advantages that the patriots had
The colonist where defending their own land the British where not.
The colonist where defending their own beliefs.
The colonist where defending their own principles.
The colonist were able to secure help from France and from other countries witch meant money.supplies,and Military aid.
They had strong leadership
Treaty of Paris
Britain agrees to remove all of its troops from the colonies
America is officially recognized as a free and independent nation
It set new territory boundaries for the u.s
America agrees to pay all existing war debts
His place of birth was Braintree,Massacuhsets
He was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence.
John Hancock was elected Massachusetts governor in 1780 he held this role nine times
He chose the colonist side because he did not like how the British treated them and he wanted to get payback on the British
John Hancock got married to Dorothy Quincy they got married on August 28 1775
He had two kids named Lydia who died 10 months later and had a son named John who died in 1787.
Was born on January 23 1737 Died on October 8th 1793.
An influential local politician.