Causes Events Key People Canadian Perspective Outcomes
100
What is the Royal Proclamation of 1763
This was created in 1763, designed to limit the westward expansion of Americans and calm the fears of Aboriginals.
100
The Declaration of Independence
This occurred on July 4th 1776 after a year of conflict
100
George Washington
He is appointed the General of the Continental Army
100
What is the Quebec Act
This Act encouraged Canadiens not to join the revolution and helped to preserve many French ways of life.
100
What is the French Revolution
The American Revolution inspired a revolution in this major European Power
200
What are the Intolerable Acts
These acts were considered the final straw for many Americans, a result of the Boston Tea party other acts of defiance towards the crown.
200
What is the battle of Bunker Hill
This was the first battle of the Revolution that resulted in an early British victory
200
Who is King George III
This man sent a proclamation to suppress the rebellion and had mental issues.
200
Who are Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Chase, Charles Carroll and John Carroll
These American delegates were sent to Quebec to gain support for the revolution
200
What is the Enlightenment
The natural rights of man, and the ideas of liberty, equality, and freedom of religion are major themes of this
300
What is the Boston Massacre
This event resulted in several deaths in 1770 and sparked revolutionary feelings in Boston
300
What are the First and Second Continental Congress
These were meetings that took place in Philadelphia to first fix grievances with the Crown and later to create an Army
300
Who is Benedict Arnold
He will lead attacks on Quebec and eventually defects to the side of the British after falling in love with a loyalist
300
What is the winter
This notorious Canadian event repelled American forces and prevented the capture of Quebec
300
The British Army moving through the southern colonies
Many slaves were unofficially freed by this
400
What is the Administration of Justice Act
This act allowed for royals to be tried in Great Britain courts out of fears of an unfair trial in the American colonies
400
What is the battle of Saratoga
This battle which resulted in an American victory brought the French, Dutch and Spanish into the war on the side of the Americans
400
Who is General Montgomery
This general conquered Montreal
400
The arrival of summer allowed the British fleet to sail up the St. Lawrence
Americans armies withdrew from Montreal and Canada because of this
400
French and other European soldiers returning home from the American revolution learning about American beliefs
Ideas of individual liberty, popular sovereignty and the notion of republicanism spread through Europe by this
500
What is no taxation without representation
This was a phrase that Americans were calling for in the English Parliament, stemming from having to pay for the 7 years war.
500
What is the battle of Yorktown
General Cornwallis surrenders after this battle, leaving the British Army trapped at New York
500
Who is Baron Friedrich von Steuben
This Prussian officer helped trained American soldiers during the American army's long stay at Valley Forge
500
Who is Sir Guy Carleton after the loss of Fort Saint-Jean
This Governor abandoned Montreal after the loss of this fort
500
What is What is "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness"
This phrase was a point of contention for many slaves




The American Revolution

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