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Title: THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION


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THE AMERICAN
REVOLUTION
  • Why did they come?

2
  • Why loyal to England?
  • Heritage
  • Virtual representation
  • Unsecure boundaries

3
  • How different?
  • Optimistic and opportunity seeking
  • Self-sufficient
  • Religiously diverse
  • Preferred Loose government

4
  • Seven Year War (1756)
  • Causes and Outcome
  • Consequences
  • Secure boundaries
  • English debt
  • Lack of colony support
  • Contact with soldiers

5
  • Seven Year War (1756)
  • Predictions?

6
  • Seven Year War (1756)
  • British Response
  • Standing army
  • Westward expansion prohibited
  • Revenue measures
  • Sugar Act
  • Stamp Act

7
  • Other British Provocations
  • Townshend Acts
  • Import taxes--paper, tea, glass
  • Dissolve NY Legislature
  • Vice Admiralty Courts

8
  • Other British Provocations
  • Tea Act
  • Colonists concerns
  • THE Tea party

9
  • Other British Provocations
  • Intolerable Acts
  • Boston port closed
  • Mass. Charter altered
  • More troops
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