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King George III Slide 2 The French and Indian War Guerilla Warfare Slide 3 Slide 4 Slide 5 Taxes passed to pay for the war Sugar Act tax on sugar Currency Act the only money allowed in colonies was British pound Quartering Act allowed British soldiers to live with colonists at the colonists expense Stamp Act placed tax on all legal documents Slide 6 The Sons of Liberty No taxation without representation The colonists were upset that they were being tax at a high rate and had no say in it because they were not represented in Parliament Slide 7 THE BOSTON MASSACRE The Boston Massacre Trial Slide 8 Boston Tea Party Slide 9 SAMUEL ADAMS Slide 10 JOHN HANCOCK Slide 11 PAUL REVERE Slide 12 ROBERT TREAT PAINE Slide 13 JOHN ADAMS Slide 14 Abigail Adams Slide 15 John Quincy Adams Slide 16 Sons of Liberty a secretive group that originated in Boston whose aim was to change the British governments treatment of the colonies Propaganda communication which aims at influencing attitudes Slide 17 The Boston Tea Party Tar and Feather Slide 18 Liberty Will Reign Slide 19 The Intolerable Acts -Closed the port of Boston and placed the city under martial law until all of the tea was paid back -Banned all town meetings in Massachusetts -All British officials would be sent back to Great Britain to face trial - Increase the amount of British soldiers on colonial soil and increased the amount of quartering -Increased the size of the Canadian borders, in reality it had nothing to do with what was going on in Boston but many colonists felt the British were going to use Canada to control them Slide 20 Ben Franklin The most well known American at the time suggested that the colonies should have a meeting to discuss what to do about King George III, but was in London when meeting finally occurred Slide 21 First Continental Congress Slide 22 Massachusetts John Adams Samuel Adams Robert Treat Paine Radicals Slide 23 New York John Jay Moderate James Duane Moderate Slide 24 Pennsylvania John Dickinson Joseph Galloway Reconcilers Slide 25 Virginia Patrick Henry Radical Colonel George Washington Moderate Richard Henry Lee Moderate Slide 26 South Carolina Edward RutledgeJohn Rutledge Loyalists Slide 27 First Continental Congress - enacted boycott on all British goods - Agreed on a second meeting one year later Slide 28 The Battle of Lexington and Concord the shot heard around the world Slide 29 Thomas Paine Slide 30 Common Sense, a pamphlet that explained in simple terms what the British were doing wrong Slide 31 Second Continental Congress New Faces John Hancock Ben Franklin Thomas Jefferson Dr. Benjamin Rush Slide 32 Patrick Henry Did not attend because he had become the governor of Virginia, where he gave his famous speech to the House of Burgess "Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, Give me Liberty or Give me Death!!!! Slide 33 Treason a citizens act to overthrow, make war against of seriously injure their own government Militia a military force that is comprised of citizen-soldiers in order to provide defense or emergency law enforcement Martial Law the imposition of military law over a certain territory Slide 34 General George Washington Commander in Chief of Continental Army Slide 35 John Hancock Elected President of Continental Congress Slide 36 That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved. Lees Resolution Slide 37 The Committee of Five Sherman Franklin Jefferson Adams Livingston Slide 38 Thomas Jefferson Chosen to write Declaration by the committee because of his skill as writer as seen in his work A summary view of Rights of the Rights of British America Slide 39 Jeffersons inspiration George Masons Virginia Declaration of Rights John Lockes Second Treatise Slide 40 George Masons Virginia Declaration of Rights all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights of which...namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety," Slide 41 "we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, and are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." Slide 42

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