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Sam Adams

massachussetts radical leader, very strong opinion.

Crispus Attucks

died on march 5th 1770. a dock worker, an african american. He was one of the ones who died in the boston massacre.

Bunker Hill

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.

Boston Massacre

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.

Benjamin Franklin

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.

Mayflower Compact

1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America.

Proclamation of 1763

Prohibited colonists from moving past the Appalachian Mountains.

Paul Revere

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.