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American Revolution (1775  1783)
American Revolution (1775 1783)
American Revolution (1775  1783)
American Revolution (1775 1783)
13 Colonies (pg
13 Colonies (pg
Government (pg
Government (pg
Protest
Protest
Taxation Without Representation
Taxation Without Representation
Too Many Taxes
Too Many Taxes
Discuss with a partner:
Discuss with a partner:
American Revolution
American Revolution
American Revolution (1775  1783)
American Revolution (1775 1783)
American Revolution (1775  1783)
American Revolution (1775 1783)
Canada during the American Revolution
Canada during the American Revolution
American Invasion of Quebec (New Years Eve 1775)
American Invasion of Quebec (New Years Eve 1775)
2-Pronged Attack
2-Pronged Attack
George Washington, the leader of the American revolutionaries (and the
George Washington, the leader of the American revolutionaries (and the
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia

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American Revolution (1775 1783)

2 American Revolution (1775  1783)
3 13 Colonies (pg

13 Colonies (pg

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By 1775, the 13 Colonies had 2,500,000 people Three Areas: New England (settlers from England & Scotland) Economy based on wheat farming & trade with Caribbean Boston was the big city Middle Colonies (Dutch, Swedes, English, Germans, Scots, Irish and many other settlers) Breadbasket (farmers) New York and Philadelphia were the big cities Southern Colonies (settlers from England France, Germany) Tobacco, sugar, rice and farms plantations. Used slaves from Africa Charleston and Baltimore were the big cities

4 Government (pg

Government (pg

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Representative Government Citizens elect people who represent them in government All free adult male citizens in the 13 Colonies could get involved in the decision making process, but the British still controlled the laws of the colony The local people could pass laws as long as they didnt go against the wishes of the King of England. If the King or British Government didnt like a decision, they could veto (cancel) it

5 Protest

Protest

The Seven Year War was expensive for the British, so they raised taxes in the 13 Colonies to pay for the war The British also kept an army in the 13 Colonies to keep order. More taxes were needed to pay for the army The 13 Colonies citizens protested the taxes

6 Taxation Without Representation

Taxation Without Representation

Being taxed without having citizens elected to speak for you in government The citizens of the 13 Colonies wanted the right to make decisions if they had to pay taxes Many citizens felt the taxes were a waste of money, as France was no longer a threat in North America

7 Too Many Taxes

Too Many Taxes

!! (pg. 95)

The British put many taxes on the 13 Colonies citizens. People hated these taxes! Sugar Act (1764) sugar Stamp Act (1765) stamps and legal documents Townshend Act (1767) glass, tea, silk, paper, paint, lead Tea Act (1773) East Indian Company (British) was given a monopoly on all tea Boston Tea Party 50 people dumped 3 ships of British tea into the sea as a protest to the tea taxes Intolerable Acts (1774) Boston was closed to shipping until the tea was paid for. Soldiers sent in. Citizens not allowed to meet in groups. Quebec Act was considered an intolerable act. Why???

8 Discuss with a partner:

Discuss with a partner:

What rules at Maple Leaf would you like to change? Make a list of your top 3 rules

9 American Revolution

American Revolution

1775, protests turned into a violent armed conflict known as the American Revolution The 13 Colonies fought against the British for their freedom The United States of America was created after the colonists defeated the British in 1783

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11 American Revolution (1775  1783)
12 Canada during the American Revolution

Canada during the American Revolution

The people of Quebec and Nova Scotia did NOT turn violent in their protests, and chose to stay apart of the British Empire The Americans tried to get the people of Quebec and Nova Scotia to join in the revolution with the 13 Colonies

13 American Invasion of Quebec (New Years Eve 1775)

American Invasion of Quebec (New Years Eve 1775)

The American revolutionaries decided to do a two-pronged attack into the colony of Quebec. First, they attacked Montreal, and easily captured it. They then attacked Quebec, with was a fort city. By the time the Americans got to Quebec, it was winter and their army was in bad shape from starvation (no food). They attacked but could not take the fort. 200 American soldiers died, including General Montgomery British only lost 6 soldiers The British Navy arrived in May 1776, and the Americans went home.

14 2-Pronged Attack

2-Pronged Attack

15 George Washington, the leader of the American revolutionaries (and the

George Washington, the leader of the American revolutionaries (and the

future first President of the United States of America) urged Quebecers to join the revolution. He stated that he had sent soldiers to Quebec to protect the Canadiens, not to hurt them.

16 Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

Many of the people in Nova Scotia were Americans The people in Nova Scotia remained neutral (didnt pick sides) during the American Revolution Nova Scotians were called Neutral Yankees

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