massachussetts radical leader, very strong opinion.
died on march 5th 1770. a dock worker, an african american. He was one of the ones who died in the boston massacre.
1775,colonists led by william presscott. don't fire till you see the whites in there eyes.british won
the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775) the british were coming to confiscate weapons. colonies=english and gorilla style.
The town is famous for being the site of the opening shots ("the shot heard 'round the world") of the Battle of Lexington, the first engagement of the American Revolution.
The first massacre of the Amercan Revolution, as British guards opened fire on a crowd killing five americans.
Boston Tea party
demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor
a group's refusal to buy items from one or many specific bussiness.
American public official, writer, scientist, and printer. , he entered politics and played a major part in the American Revolution. Franklin negotiated French support for the colonists, signed the Treaty of Paris (1783), and helped draft the Constitution (1787-1789).
French and Indian war
a war in North America between France and Britain (both aided by indian tribes) 1754
Marquis de laffayette
A french noblemen, aide to Washington.
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America.
Proclamation of 1763
Prohibited colonists from moving past the Appalachian Mountains.
American silversmith who became a hero after his famous ride to warn of the British advance on Lexington and Concord.
Second Continental Congress
They organized the continental Army, called on the colonies to send troops, selected George Washington to lead the army, and appointed the comittee to draft the Declaration of Independence
Treaty of Paris
agreement signed by British and American leaders that stated the United States of America was a free and independent country.