America's Perfect Union
#10- The Sons of Liberty: The Sons of Liberty is a small group of men that wanted there independence from England.
#8- Boston Tea Party: The Boston Tea Party was a bunch of people destroying tea so they wouldn't have to pay a tax on it.
#7- Boston Massacre: The Boston Massacre was a street fight that was against a bunch of soldiers and colonist.
#6- The Stamp Act: The Stamp Act was a tax on virtually every paper like legal documents, sale bills, contracts, wills, advertising, pamphlets, almanacs, etc.
#5- Declaration of Independence: This was a declaration that basically stated that America was no longer apart of the British empire.
#4- John Adams: John Adams helped draft the Declaration of Independence and was apart of the First Continental Congress.
#3- Paul Revere: Paul Revere rode through the night on his horse yelling "The British are coming!" and alerted all the soldiers.
#2- The Articles of Confederation: The Articles were considered the first part of the Constitution that established power of the government.
#1- The Constitution: The Constitution is the absolute supreme law of the USA. It talks about government, citizen rights and more.
1765- Stamp Act- A law that required colonist to pay a tax on virtually any paper they make
1770- Boston Massacre- A street fight between colonist and a patriot "mob"
1773- Boston Tea Party- An event that had people throwing tea overboard so they didn't have to pay the tax
1774- The Coercive Acts- A series of 4 acts established by the British
1775- Paul Revere- A person who is most famous for his Midnight Ride warning everybody the British were approaching America
1775- British at Boston- British fought Patriots at Boston
1776- British vs Patriots (Long Beach)- A bloody battle in which the Patriots almost won but the British won at the last second
1778- Valley Forge- A war in Pennsylvania that ended in a stalemate due to the harsh winters
1783- Treaty of Paris- A agreement to end the Valley Forge War
1787- Constitution- A doctrine that gives us our rights in which we live by everyday
Paul Revere was born on January 1, 1735 in Boston Massachusetts. His father was immigrant who came to America at the age of 13. He worked as a silversmith and ardent colonist.
Paul Revere served in "Boston Tea Party" He worked as a courier for the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety. In a brazen act of defiance, he and others dressed as Indians and dumped tea into Boston Harbor, launching what came to be known as the Boston Tea Party. But mostly Paul Revere is most known for his famous "Midnight Ride" in which he was warning the troops and the town about the British getting closer, he yelled at midnight "The British are coming, The British are coming" which awoke the town and with his midnight warning we were able to win the battle against there "Surprise attack"
On May 10, 1818 Paul Revere passed away in his home in Boston. But he will be forever known as the hero who helped stop the British.
EXTRA, EXTRA! THIS IS AN EMERGENCY REPORT!
On March 5, 1770 there was a huge shooting in the Boston area. Many of the citizens refer to it as the "Boston Massacre" due to the massive amount of people pronounced dead.
We spoke with some of the bystanders during this event and they said that there were soldiers shooting people because they didn't like some of the things that they were being charged for stamps and now tea. It was also said that some of the colonist were being relatively violent toward our soldiers by throwing rocks and even some small stones, When the event took place.
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John Adams was born on October 30, 1735, in Braintree (now called Quincy), Massachusetts. His father, John Adams Sr., was a farmer who was also a town councilman. At 20 he graduated Harvard as a lawyer and soon later became the VP or Vice President.
Later in his governmental career he became our second president of the US and also while he was president he was negotiating with the Treaty of Paris and ended up ending the Revolutionary War.
On July 4, 1826, John Adams died at the age 90 and will be forever remembered.
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7 victims of the Boston Massacre
116 people in the Boston Tea Party
2,000 soliders in Vally Forge
9 Sons of Liberty
4 years of John Adams in Office
13 American colonies rebel
17 years of war for control over America
92,000 pounds of tea dumped
8 years in the Revolutionary War
1 countries independence from Britain
Map of valley forge
The Valley Forge Battle in now called Pennsylvania was the camp of the American Army in 1777–1778 during the Revolutionary War. There were around 10,000 and 12,000 people who attended the battle and over 2,500 people died from the harsh winters during there stay due to the lack of clothing, blankets and shoes.
The end of this war ended in a stalemate (nobody won.) Once the war was finally over and both sides agreed in the stalemate. Washington took his troops home around 1778.