4--American Revolution PPT

4--American Revolution PPT - 3/31/2009 to be ready to march...

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3/31/2009 1 “‘Tis time to part”: The American Revolution “to be ready to march or fight at a minute’s notice” * *
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3/31/2009 2 “Disperse you damned rebels!” The “shot heard round the world” launched the American Revolution . . . if unofficially Both the colonists and the crown Both the colonists and the crown began planning—in earnest—for something more official
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3/31/2009 3 Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold captured Ft. Ticonderoga Olive Branch Petition Early in the Revolution, the Patriots were making considerable progress, leading to a rousing victory in South Carolina . . .
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3/31/2009 4 To prepare for war, the Second Continental Congress created a quasi- state, and the British hired 30,000 German mercenaries Independence? That’s a chilling option for the majority of Americans the majority of Americans who hadn’t even been born when the Stamp Act Crisis was at its peak!
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3/31/2009 5 Richard Henry Lee proposed & Thomas Jefferson wrote the formal declaration that severed American
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