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4 The War for Independence QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION The Stirrings of Rebellion 1 SECTION Ideas Help Start a Revolution 2 SECTION Struggling Towards Saratoga 3 SECTION Winning the War 4 MAP
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4 The War for Independence HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To analyze the causes of the American Revolution and understand the important events of the war as well as the role played by significant individuals during the conflict
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4 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T How would you respond to unfair laws passed by a distant government? Examine the Issues It is 1767, and your Boston printing shop may soon be forced to close. British import taxes have all but eliminated your profits. In response to petitions to repeal the tax, the king has instead stationed troops throughout the city. Some of your neighbors favor further petitions, but others urge stronger measures. • Are colonists entitled to the same rights as all other British subjects? • Should American colonists obey every law passed in Britain? HOME The War for Independence
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4 The United States The World 1760 George III becomes king of Great Britain. 1765 The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act. 1770 Five colonists are killed in the “Boston Massacre.” 1770 Tukolor Kingdom arises in the former Songhai region of West Africa. 1773 Colonists stage the Boston Tea Party. TIME LINE HOME 1767 Parliament passes the Townshend Acts. 1769 Scotland’s James Watt patents a steam engine capable of running other machines. continued . . . 1774 Parliament passes the Intolerable Acts. First Continental Congress convenes. 1774 The Reign of Louis XVI begins in France. The War for Independence
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4 The United States The World 1776 Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations is published. 1776 Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense . The American colonies declare independence. 1777 The colonists’ victory at Saratoga marks a turning point in the war. 1781 The British surrender at Yorktown. 1782 Spain puts down a Native American rebellion in Peru. TIME LINE HOME 1779 Spain declares war on Britain. 1783 Colonists and British sign the Treaty of Paris, ending the war. The War for Independence
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1 The Stirrings of Rebellion Conflict between Great Britain and the American colonies grew over issues of taxation, representation, and liberty. OVERVIEW ASSESSMENT KEY IDEA HOME
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1 The Stirrings of Rebellion OVERVIEW Conflict between Great Britain and the American colonies grew over issues of taxation, representation, and liberty. The events that shaped the American Revolution are a turning point in humanity’s fight for freedom. MAIN IDEA WHY IT MATTERS NOW HOME Samuel Adams Townshend Acts King George III Intolerable Acts committees of correspondence Boston Tea Party Boston Massacre Stamp Act martial law minutemen ASSESSMENT
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1 The Stirrings of Rebellion 1. List events that demonstrate the growing conflict
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course GOVT 131 taught by Professor Kenroberts during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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