American Revolution

Allysa Garza

Boston Massacre

  • The Boston Massacre was the killing of five colonists by British regulars in March 1770
  • The first name popularized for this insident was The Bloody Massacre in King Street

Patriots

  • Patriots were people who wanted the American colonies to gain their independence from Britain
  • They were being taxed without any say or representation

Loyalists

  • Many people who wanted to stay part of Britain
  • Benedict Arnold was a general in the Continental Army who went to fight for the British

Clothing of the Revolution

  • Handmade weapons
  • Hunting shirts to match

Founding Fathers

  • George Washington was the only founding father to not go to college
  • Three of the founding fathers became president