American Revolution

Anthonie Talarico

Boston Tea Party

The Boston Tea Party was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, on December 16, 1773. The Sons of Liberty dumped about 1 million dollars worth of tea today into Boston Harbour. The Sons of Liberty were fed up with the taxes put unto then by the British so they dumped all of they're taxed tea into the water.

Proclamation of 1763

The Proclamation of 1763 was issued October 7, 1763, by King George III following Great Britain's acquisition of French territory in North America after the end of the French and Indian War/Seven Years' War, which forbade all settlement past a line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains.

First Continental Congress

First Continental Congress

The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that met on September 5 to October 26 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , early in the Amerivan Revolution. It was called in response to "The passage of the Intolerable Acts. The Intolerable Acts had punished Massachusetts for the Boston Tea Party. The Congress was attended by 56 delegates appointed by the legislatures of twelve of the thirteen colonies

Boston Massacre

The Boston Massacre was the killing of five colonists by British regulars on March 5, 1770. It was the culmination of tensions in the American colonies that had been growing since Royal troops first appeared in Massachusetts in October 1768 to enforce the heavy tax burden imposed by the Townshend Acts. It was called a massacre but only 3-5 colonists actually died.

Ben Franklin

Ben Franklin was a founding father as well as popular diplomat. He was a powerful person in The Sons of Liberty. He was also an enlightenment thinker. He was renown for his electric scientific experiments as well. He was also a Boston bred author and printer.

George Washington

George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was a great military leader who not only impressed the French with his skills but also led America to victories over the British.