American revolution 1775-1783

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secondary sources

pbs: liberty and history.com

primary sources

internet mondery history book

quote

be contentious to all, but intimate with few, and let these few be well tried before you give them your confidence -George Washing
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who revolted in the American Revolution?

colonist rebelled against Britain
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why did they revolt?

They revolted because they had no rights and were taxed very heavily, they were denied there rights, they were also treated very badly.
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How did they organize?

they had leaders of the group, those were George Washington, John Adams,Samuel Adams,and John Henry and they battled York town and won
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How did the people overthrow the government?

There were wars and fights to revolt back
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How did the government respond?

The British decided that they would fight back, they used military force to fight back, they fought back for three years.
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How was the government the same or different following the revolution?

a democracy emerged, to give the rights back to the people, they created the bill of rights and constitution
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