September 30, 2021
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8 Dec 2017
England wins the war -Great Britain's air force was called the RAF or the Royal Air Force. - Germany's air force was called the Luftwaffe. -The code name for Hitler's invasion plans was Operation Sea Lion.
England in major dept .
Colonists heavily taxed -Bacon's Rebellion -Culpeper’s Rebellion -Leisler's Rebellion
Tea/Stamp/Sugar -The Stamp Act was passed by Parliament in 1765 to raise money from the colonies. -The Sugar Act (1764: also called the Revenue Act) actually was the earliest of these acts, was the first attempt to raise money in the colonies. -The Tea Act was actually not an attempt to raise revenue.
King George repeals most taxes except Tea Tax
Committee of Correspondence
Boston Tea Party -It was a protest by the American Colonists against the British in regards to the tea taxes that had been imposed on them -This protest involved throwing chests of tea from three British trade ships into the Boston Harbor. - It was the British reaction to the Boston Tea Party
First Continental Congress -The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the Thirteen Colonies -at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, early in the American Revolution. -In response to the British Parliament’s enactment of the Coercive Acts in the American colonies, the first session of the Continental Congress convenes at Carpenter’s Hall in Philadelphia.
Thomas Paine writes “Common Sense” -Paine has a claim to the title The Father of the American Revolution -It was published in Philadelphia on January 10, 1776, and signed anonymously "by an Englishman". -He wrote "Common" since
Declaration of Independence -it was signed at the Pennsylvania State House, Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. -The United States Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress -Made on 4th of July
French and indian war -It was known as the 7-year war -It started in 1754 but was not declared till 1756 -The French and Natives of North America fought as allies against the British at the start of the French and Indian War.
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