Logan Walsh - AS1 Timeline (1750 ( (Middle Colonies: New York New Jersey…
Logan Walsh - AS1 Timeline
French settle in ORV and build fort Dequensne, starting the French and Indian war, Brits build Ft Necessity
French Lay siege to Necessity
Middle Colonies: New York New Jersey Pennsylvania delaware Did Wheat Barley oats Rhy and corn
Southern Colonies:Maryland Virginia North and South Carolina and Georgia Made mostly Tobacco Cotton corn and veggies aswell as grain and livestock
New England Colonies: Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut Mostly caught fish and built ships
Treaty of Paris 1963 forces french to give up land claims and gave most to spain in exchange for CUBA
Pontiac's Rebellion The British gifted the indians Blankets and food laced with Small pox killing Many and forcing Pontiac to surrender.
The Proclamation of 1763 Forbids the Colonists from settling over the Appalachia mountains
Colonists end up disregarding the Proclamation
Effects of the War, Brits had large war debt, End of Salutary neglect, Colonies forced to pay off british debt.
Passed a tax on sugar, molasses etc, was made to repay the British war debt, Brits force the tax collectors to be honest
The Stamp Act forced every written document or paper to contain a special stamp that costed money.
The townshend Act taxed goods that came into and out of America, was seen as an abuse of power by the Colonists.
The Tea act was a tax passed on all tea in America, was put in place in order to save the East India Trading Company from having to much excess tea. cause of the Boston tea party
The Intolerable acts were put in place to punish the colonists of Massachusetts for the Boston Tea Party.
The Sons of Liberty was formed in response to the Stamp act, consisted of younger and richer colonists, they wanted government Representation for the colonists, Sometimes violent but usually peaceful, they Lead the Boston tea party, motivated colonists towards independance.
The Purpose Homespun Movement was formed During the Stamp Act in 1964, was a boycott on imported British Goods.
The Committees of Correspondence were formed to keep Communication throughout the Colonies and to encourage unity in them. Causes full boycott of British Goods As well as forcing King George to Repeal the Intolerable acts.
Daughters of Liberty Started Economic Protests, urged Women to buy non-British goods, Caused Boycotts to become widespread and some goods were scarce.
The Boston Massacre startedd over a Dispute Between a wig maker and a British Soldier, Soldiers came and a crowd formed, the Soldiers felt overwhelmed and fired into the crowd killing 5 colonists, This Fueled the Creation of anti British Propaganda.
Paul Revere's Engraving was copied and sent throughout the colonies to convince the colonists protests.
The Boston tea party was carried out in response to the Tea Act, Was Directed towards the East India Trading company, the Sons of Liberty dumped hundreds of crates of tea into the Boston Harbor adding up to $1,000,000 in today's money, British Pass the Intolerable acts in Response
Patrick Henry gives his speech, he Says the Famous quote
"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!" tries to Convince the Colonists to rise up, caused the Shot heard round the world
Thomas Pained Writes his 50 page Pamphlet , He sells 500,000 Copies, he uses simple language for the uneducated Colonists.
The Natural rights That were created by John Locke were all about Life Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness.
Patriots: were mostly poor young men, mostly in the New England colonies
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Treaty of Paris 1783
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STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES Articles of the Confederation get adopted by the Continental Congress but isn't ratified until 1781. Some Strengths are that The Central Federal Government did not have all the power, the states were able to make there own decisions and pass taxes and tariffs on their own citizen as they wanted. some cons were that the Federal Government had too little power too where they couldn't do anything about the states, after the Revolutionary war the government was in deep debt but couldn't do anything about it, but the states were able to raise taxes on their citizens and pay off their debt.
1787 North West Ordinance was all about how New Land would be added into the United States, it was put in place too slowly gain land into the state union.
1786 Shays rebellion was started because a tax on farmers was put in place too gain money but the farmers could not pay the debt so they started Shayś rebellion.
The Constitutional convention were a series of secret meetings between 25 delegates from 12 of the 13 states, these meetings discussed the issues with the Articles of confederation and individual rights for the citizens.
Social Contract Theory: Consent of the Governed
Quebec falls and Brits take back ticonderoga