American Revolution

Troy, Braden, Garret

How it started?

The American Revolution began in 1775 as open conflict between the united 13 colonies and Great Britain. The war began as a disagreement over the way in which Great Britain treated the colonies versus the way the colonies felt they should be treated. Americans felt they deserved all the rights of Englishmen. The British, felt that the colonies were created to be used in the way that best fitted the crown and parliament.

Important People

John Adams- 2nd president in the united states.

Samuel Adams- american revolutionary .

Ethan Allen- American revolutionary War Patriot, hero, and politician.

George Washington- First president.

Patrick Henry- Founding father of american revolutionary war .

Myles Cooper- Loyalist and president of kings college.

important events during revolution

Battle Of Lexington won by British- 1775

Battle of concord Americas introduce British to guerrilla-1775

Adoption of the Declaration Of Independence-1776

Battle Of Princeton-1777

Battle of stoney Point-1779

surrender Of Yorktown-1781

Signature Of the Treaty Of Paris-1783

Congress ratifies the treaty of Paris-1784

The united states constitution is ratified-1788

Effects of Revolution

Gave colonies their independence from Great Britain.

US could now form own government and make own laws.

The British gave america all of the land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mississippi river, from Canada to the north and Florida to the south.

British armies and navy agreed to leave all America territories.

Bill of rights was established.