Second Continental Congress
Outcome of the Congress: Would appoint George Washington etc.
Remember the Ladies
Impact of the Role of Women & Republican Motherhood: Active advocats for the movement allowed women to expand roles in society.
Declaration of Independence
Significance of the Declaration of Independence:was a list of reasons as to why America would declare independence from Britain
July 4, 1776
Significance/Importance of Battle: Would be the first battle fought for American Independence. "shot heard around the world"
Timeline: American Revolution
Write here: Battle would be fought over a year after the creation of the declaration of independence,this sparked other fights to occur. Colonial militia lost but felt proud about their progress in being able to handle the British's forces. This battle alone would fire up/spark the next future battles to come in order to fight for American Independence.
Write here: George washington would be appointed as general for militia, leading future fights and battles for the continential Militia in the future. The Olive Branch Petition was a signed doc that was sent to Britain for peace,rather than fighting, but would evidently be ignored by the King.
Write here: Abigail Adams along with other advocates would create movements like boycotting and the "Daughters of Liberty" society that would allow for the expansion of Women's roles in society. Independency for America would fuel the movement more as women wanted to be politically involved in major decisions, allowing women to potentially hold a position in office/ be educated to then teach proper Republicism at home.
Write here: This document alone would impact history as it was written by the founding fathers, with primary author Thomas Jefferson implementing new thoughts and ideas, alongside complaints and rational in favor of America formally seperating from Britain. The 27 reasons would fuel the fathers and congress to move forward with the treason, formally declaring independence and having to fight for it at the first battle and many more shortly after.
Battle of Yorktown
Write here: The publication would be an effort for people to re-enlist/ enlist themselves for war efforts in favor of the Americans, this would create a sense of patriotism. This effort would be effective, increasing the continential militia allowing for the army to grow as battles got tougher.
Battle of Saratoga
Timeline: American Revolution
Treaty of Paris, 1783
Impact of The Crisis: Would create a sense of patriotism from colonists to support the war/ war efforts.
Significance of the Battle of Saratoga: Turning point with French joining in favor of the colonists.
Significance of Valley Forge: lots of people who died in teh winter portion of the war would encourage for more War efforts to be done.
Significance of the Battle of Yorktown: A key victory that would lead to the independece of America towards the end.
Explain what America gains: Debt and Tax implementation/independence/ extension of boundaries.
Write here: Known as the first victory for the colonists against Britain, this would be known as the turning point of the war, this prevented for Britain to win yet another battle, encourgaing colonists even more. This would provide a sense of urgency and seriousness into the war, encouraging colonists to join into the war for independence. Lots of people died due to starvation/disease/ cold/etc.
Write here: By far one of the more toughets battles of the colonial army, with winters being harsh and supplies running low, people would die in the harsh conditions. A point where the americans were inches from quitting but ultimately didn't for the sake of independence.
Write here: The battle would lead to negotitations about ending the war with Britain, this would slow down the American Revolution fumes just a little bit after many battles of war efforts and losses. This battle would be another colonial army victory, with the help of George Washington's leadership.