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The American Revolution

By: Jamie Moore, & Wade Gray


Chapter 1: King George’s Reign 

The Colonists were feed up with the British rule.

Taxation was high on all goods.

Colonists wanted Freedom from Great Britain


Chapter 2: The Declaration of Independence 

The Declaration of Independence declared Freedom from Britain

It provided laws and signatures from Quakers of all sort

It was spread apart the Colonies


Chapter 3: Uproar in New York

The Declaration of Independence was read Out loud in New York.

Because of this, The Town’s people started an uproar and Toppled King George’s Statue

This upset King George.


Chapter 4: Start of the Revolution 

Britain makes new rules and taxes as a result from the toppling of King George’s Statue.

This upsets the Colonist even more

More uproars and riots breakout across the Colonies


Chapter 5: Boston Massacre

With Colonist Upset, British soldiers have snowballs and rocks throw at them

A shot is fired from one of the soldiers, and then all the soldiers fire

The British soldiers fired upon unarmed Colonist and it was the start on the Revolutionary War.


Dividing the Union

States all south from the Ohio River became known as slave states.

There were 11 slave states, and 11 free states 1819.

They drew a line across Louisiana Territory, slavery was banned North of the line and it was permitted South of the line.


Slavery

Henry Clay earned the title “The Great Compromiser” in 1820.

Harriet Tubman was best-known for the underground railroad. She would go back to the South to gather up slaves and guide them North to freedom.

The compromise of 1850 that Henry Clay was known for, admitted California as a free state in the Union.


The 4 year War 

On April 1861, the confederates attacked Fort Sumter.

In 1861 on Wilmer McLean’s farm, 70,000 new troops marched into battle.

General Scott made the anaconda plan, where the North would surround the South and trap them.


The Effects on the Soldiers

In the Civil War 3 million men fought.

For 4 years soldiers had to leave there friends and families behind.

Diseases spread around the battle field, and most died from the unsanitary conditions in the camp.

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