Causes Of The Revolutionary War
By: Jared Haddon
The Proclamation Of 1763
The French and Indian war is over! The colonist have won the war with the help of England, and the colonist want to go view their new land. But the king fears another war, and passes The Proclamation of 1763 to not allow any colonist in the Ohio River Valley. The colonist are angry, but they listen and follow the law.
The Stamp Act of 1765
England needs money after the French and Indian war. They decide to tax the colonist to get the money the need. One of these is the Stamp act. All paper products have to have a special seal on their on the papers that cost extra cash. This lead to protest groups burning the papers.
The Boston Massacre 1770
This takes place in the streets of Boston. Angry colonists one one side, and English soldiers one another side. The colonist are yelling and swinging clubs at the soldiers. One soldier gets hit in the head with a club, and when he recovers he fires his gun, killing a person. The rest of the soldiers then fire their guns and five people are killed
The Battles Of Lexington And Concord 1775
The battles of Lexington and Concord are the first battles of the revolutionary war. After being warned by Paul Revere, the millita of Lexington met the British soldiers. The millita lost the fight and the British marched on to Concord to seize the arsenal there. The colonist hid the weapons and the British didn't find them. On their way back to base, the millita of Concord surprised them and forced them to retreat.