Causes of the American Revolution PPT

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					 Causes of the American
      Revolution
• Long-Term              • Immediate
  Causes                   Causes
• Tighter British
                         • Fighting at
  control over
                           Lexington and
  colonies.
                           Concord
• Colonial protests
                         • Declaration of
  against British
                           Independence
  policies.
• Creation of colonial
  militia.
      BRITISH
    STRENGTHS

      MORE MONEY
   MORE RESOURCES
     LARGEST NAVY
PROFESSIONAL ARMY-50,000
      BRITISH
    WEAKNESSES
• SUPPLIES WERE SENT
  OVERSEAS
• ARMY NOT FAMILIAR WITH
  LAND
• OFFENSIVE WAR
• LITTLE TO NO MOTIVATION
  due to poor pay.
  COLONIST
 STRENGTHS

    DEFENSIVE WAR
 THEY BELIEVED IN THE
        CAUSE
SUPPLIES WERE NEARBY
 THEY KNEW THE LAND
     COLONISTS
    WEAKNESSES
• SOLDIERS WERE
  VOLUNTEERS WITHOUT PAY
  OR SUPPLIES.
• SOLDIERS KNEW LITTLE
  ABOUT FIGHTING.
• NO MONEY!
REVOLUTION
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LEXINGTON & CONCORD
• Page 185
• The first _________ of the War.
• “The ___ heard around the
  __________!”
• The British were traveling to
  Concord to take away____ and
  ____ from the colonists.
     BUNKER HILL
• Pages 187 and 188
• “Do not ___ until you see the
  ______ of their eyes.”
• Colonial forces built defenses
  to protect B____ and C______.
• Showed colonists could ____
  their own.
            TRENTON
• DO NOT PUT THIS BATTLE IN YOUR BOOK
• Page 203
• Washington crossed the
  ____________ River on
  ____________ night to attack the
  ___________ at Trenton.
• Patriots captured more than
  _______ Hessians.
          SARATOGA
• Page 204
• The Patriots captured
  __________’s entire army.
• The victory at Saratoga greatly
  _______ Patriot spirits and led to
  increased _______ support.
• Saratoga is the _______ _______
  of the War.
      VALLEY FORGE
• Page 206
• Winter of 17___ - 17____
• More than _________ of the
  soldiers died of disease and
  malnutrition
• __________ taught the American
  troops basic ________ _______
         YORKTOWN
• Page 211-212
• The ____ navy helped the
  Patriots defeat the British in
  _________, Virginia
• __________ defeats __________
• This was the ______ major battle
  of the American Revolution
  TREATY OF PARIS 1763
• DO NOT PUT THIS IN YOUR BOOK
• Page 213
• Date:_____________
• Great ___________ recognizes
  the ____________ of the U.S.
  Great _______ are northern
  border, __________ River is
  __________ border.

				
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