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Tuesday, October 11

  1. page Navigation Acts edited {coollogo_com-281157353.png} The Navigation Acts was passed in 1651 by the English Parliament …
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    The Navigation Acts was passed in 1651 by the English Parliament in the seventeenth century.Even though the act started in 1651, it wasn't until 1764 when the British started to get mad. The acts were originally aimed at excluding the Dutch from the profits made by the English trade. The Navigation Acts restricted American trade by saying that only British ships could transport imported and exported goods from the colonies. Also, that the only people who were allowed to trade with the colonies had to be British citizens. In 1660 the Second Navigation Acts were passed. It contained the same provisions as the first one but added more protective measures such as the ban to import tabacco, sugar, wool products, cotton, and other goods to any country, execpt for England and other English colonies.
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Saturday, November 14

  1. page The Sons of Liberty edited The Sons of Liberty (original organizations in New York and Boston but later expanded to other colo…
    The Sons of Liberty (original organizations in New York and Boston but later expanded to other colonies)
    {http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSPFkexi7XHT4tKpEObhU3MnCMbIA46FndMCN3eVovclaiyifC2:www.sonsoflibertyct.com/uploads/SOL.jpg} In Boston, a group of shopkeepers and artisans called themselves the Loyal Nine. The loyal Nine had begun to prepare themselves to go against the Stamp Act. As the group began to expand they started to refer to themselves as the Sons of Liberty. The members weren't huge politicians they were working men. The Sons of Liberty were somewhat a secret group. They didn't want some people to know of there identity because they could be punished by the British. Sons of Liberty responded to the Stamp Acts by avoiding buying items that were taxed. They used news papers to protest how they felt about the Stamp act. They really felt that the British shouldn't have taxed them because it was wrong.
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    the Intolerable Acts.Acts
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Monday, February 16

  1. page Valley Forge edited ... Valley Forge The continental army had arrived at Valley Forge on December 19, 1777 after tou…
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    Valley Forge
    The continental army had arrived at Valley Forge on December 19, 1777 after tough battles with the British.The continental army was having problems with getting supplies. Then the winter approached and things got even worse. thing were so horrible that George Washington wrote"that unless some great and capital change suddenly takes place... this Army must inevitably... starve, dissolve, or disperse, in order to obtain subsistence in the best manner they can." So many troops were dying from horrible diseases.So many women helped and took care of those who were sick.They even pitched in and tried to help make clothing that would keep the troops warm.This is one of the hardest things that people went through during the American Revolution. It represents one of the worse hardships people edured.It was the encampment of the Continental Army.
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    here for the video:
    http://www.metacafe.com/watch/3739540/valley_forge_traditional_land_contemporary_vision/
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Tuesday, February 26

  1. page Thomas Paine and the movement for Independence edited ... {paine.jpg} Born: January 29, 1737 Height: 5'9 5,9 Occupation: Radical propagandist and…
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    Born: January 29, 1737
    Height: 5'95,9
    Occupation: Radical propagandist and voice of the common man, journalist, and revolutionary
    Hometown : Thetford, England
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    • Common Sense (1776)
    This challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. The plain language that Paine used spoke to the common people of America and was the first work to openly ask for independence from Great Britain.
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    The Crisis (pig ball( Paine during
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    Paine's reply to an attack on the French Revolution by Edmund Burke.
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  2. page Thomas Paine and the movement for Independence edited ... • Common Sense (1776) This challenged the authority of the British government and the royal …
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    • Common Sense (1776)
    This challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. The plain language that Paine used spoke to the common people of America and was the first work to openly ask for independence from Great Britain.
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    The Crisis (1776-77)
    A collection of articles written by Thomas
    (pig ball Paine during
    • The Rights of Man (1791-92)
    Paine's reply to an attack on the French Revolution by Edmund Burke.
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Wednesday, September 26

  1. page Continental Army edited {washingtontakescommand.jpg} {cooltext_Continental_Army.gif} The Continental Army evolved from …
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    {cooltext_Continental_Army.gif} The Continental Army evolved from the militia organization familiar to the colonists. When war began in the Massachusetts Bay colony in April 1775, the colonists who gathered to confront British regulars were militiamen. Four days after the battles of Lexington and Concord the Massachusetts Provincial Congress voted to raise an army of 30,000 men and requested the other New England colonies to join in this effort. The New England colonies then began the process of forming from their various militias a volunteer army enlisted for the rest of the year. In June the Continental Congress took over the New England army besieging Boston and reinforced. It with ten rifle companies from Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, the first soldiers drawn from outside New England. Congress thereby created the Continental Army.
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    Washington served as a Virginia delegate to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia in 1775. Facing a fight for independence with Britain, he was elected Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. He was chosen to lead the army because of his experience and reputation. On July 3, 1775, at Cambridge, Massachusetts, he took command of his ill-trained troops and entered a war that lasted 8-1/2 grueling years!
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    This shows George Washington's Winter Encampments.
    Timeline:
    http://www.patriotresource.com/amerrev/overview/command/cont/timeline.html

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