Why were the 13 colonies along the Atlantic coast important ?
Large Population, Growing Economies, and they were important customers for the products made by British Factories
What did the New Enlanders see them self as?
what and how was the United States created?
the American colonies would soon Declare Independence from Britain midst of the revolution that would eventually create the United States
What was a major battle that the British lost ?
the battle of Ste Foy.
Who was Montreal's French Governor ?
Marquis de Vaudreuil
who was the first british governor?
what did guy carlton realize ?
that the french would not change their ways of living, language, or religion
what is the Boston tea party ?
when the colonies dressed up as natives and thew the tea overboard, the British were very upset
what is Continental Congress ?
the first real government
what is the battle of Lexington green ?
when militiamen men chased British troops all the way back to the edge of Britain
who was George Washington ?
he was appointed to fight for the continental army and he was the president of the united states
who was general Cornwallis ?
Yorktown, October 1781 Cornwallis surrendered 8,000 troops
who was Benjamin Franklin ?
believed that England shouldnt meddle in American affairs
who was Thomas Jefferson ?
he was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence
who was Benedict Arnold ?
goes on the side of the Patriots than leaves to go to the side of the British
who was Marquis de Lafayette ?
a new founder of the new army
who was Chief Pontiac ?
why was chief Pontiac unsuccessful in creating a "single aboriginal nation"?
the British defeated Pontiac and sir William Johnson, and called a peace conference that split Pontiac's remaining supporters,there was also no support from the french
what was the purpose of the royal proclamation of 1763?
cut off land speculation to the west to the west of the Appalachian mountains, this meant that the people in the 13 colonies could not move to the valley
what happened during the Boston Massacre of 1770?
British soldiers misunderstood an order and fired their guns into a mob of Boston protesters that killed many
what was the significance of the invasion of Quebec in 1775?
it was intended to keep Canadians loyal to Britain
why do you think the French helped the Patriots?
the French helped the Patriots by bringing military supplies to help out with their fight against the British
What was the causes of the American Revolution
the war started as a disagreement over the way in which Great Britain treated the colonies versus the way the colonies felt they should be treated.
What was the war of 1812
the Americans marched into British North America, they thought it would be a quick and easy job to push British out of North America
what was the causes of the war of 1812
British impressment of American sailors.
Violation of free trade.
British Provoking of Indian attacks.
British violation of American waters.