Road to American Revolution
Why did we go to war?
The Sons Of Liberty
No Taxation Without Representation
In the 1750s Reverend Jonathan Mayhew coined the phrase "No Taxation Without Representation". It was made the slogan of the thirteen colonies.
Sugar Act Of 1764
pence- plural form of penny
Stamp Act of 1765
The Townshend Acts
The Boston Massacre
The Tea Act
The Boston Tea Party
First Continental Congress
Paul Revere and William Dawes ride
Battle of Lexington and Concord “The Shot Heard around the World'
Lexington- On April 18, 1775, a band of 80 men stood guard under the leadership of Captain John Parker. After standing guard most of the night, word came that British troops were advancing. At sunrise on April 19, the British reached the Lexington.
Concord- A militia of 250 men, marched towards Lexington and came face-to-face with about 700 British troops. Since they were outnumbered, the militia returned to Concord. The militias abandoned Concord to the British and bided their time.