Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018

Chapter 2, Section 3 / Declaring Independence (p49)

The American Revolution

Events:

Boston Port Act

An act to discontinue, in such manner, and for or such time as are therein mentioned, the landing and discharging, lading or shipping, of goods, wares, and merchandise, at the town, and within the harbour, of Boston, in the province of Massachusetts Bay, in North America.

Massachusetts Government Act

An Act for the better regulating the government of the province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England.

Administration of Justice Act

An act for the impartial administration of justice in the case of persons questioned for any acts done by them in the execution of the law, or for the suppression of riots and tumults, in the province of the Massachusetts Bay, in New England.

Quebec Act

An Act for making effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec in North America.

Taken From:http://www.ushistory.org/us/9g.asp 

Lexington and Concord

After the battle the Second Continental Congress met and created the Continental Army under the leadership of General George Washington.

During this time, the Battle of Bunker Hill was fought (actually Breed’s Hill)