American Revolution By: Ashten Oakes (Proclamation of 1763 (The British…
American Revolution By: Ashten Oakes
Proclamation of 1763
The British believed that the king sided with the Indians.
The British empire began to tighten control over the colonies.
Only five civilians were killed.
It took place on March 5, 1770.
Boston tea party
They threw chests of tea in the ocean.
Took place on December 16, 1773.
First Continental Congress
It happened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at Carpenters Hall
The meeting was between 12 ans 13 colonies.
Battles of Lexington and Concord
The British killed several minutemen.
It destroyed some military supplies at Concord.
Approval of the Declaration of Independance
It was formally declared July 2.
It was not signed until August 2, 1776
Battle of Saratoga
They fought 14 days apart in the fall of 1777.
The two battles of Saratoga was a turning point in the American Revolution.
Surrender of Yorktown
It happened on October 19, 1781
The expected help from British ships sent from New York.
Signing of the treaty of Paris
Signed on september 3, 1783
It ended American Revolution