In my opinion the one event that had the most significant role in causing the American Revolutionary War was the second continental congress. I believe this because the response to their resistance to new taxes, they made all decisions when and where to attack the British and how to protect themselves. They issued paper money and set up a system so where the government would borrow money from the citizens and then pay it back with interest. How did your 3 reasons lead to the Revolutionary War?
Battle of Yorktown Dates and Conflict In the fall of 1781, on September 26th, General George Washington and his army of 7,800 Frenchmen, 3,100 militiamen and 8,000 Continentals amassed on the northern end of the Chesapeake Bay along with a large supply of artillery and siege weaponry. Two days later on the 28th, Washington and his army descended out of Williamsburg and began to surround Yorktown. The bulk of the American troops positioned themselves along the right hand side of the battle with the majority of the French troops emplacing themselves on the left. General Cornwallis commanded his troops emplaced in a networks of redoubts and batteries that were linked by earthworks by Gloucester Point (The Battle of Yorktown).
Washington faced off against British troops under General Henry Clinton. Mary brought water to the parched American troops until her husband collapsed. He collapsed from either from the heat or after being wounded. After which she supposedly took his place and helped operate cannon for the rest of the battle. A soldier who witnessed the action later wrote about in his diary, without referring to the woman involved by name: “While in the act of reaching a cartridge and having one of her feet as far before the other as she could step, a cannon shot from the enemy passed directly between her legs without doing any other damage than carrying away all the lower part of her petticoat.
The Events of the Battles of the Saratoga Egan J. Schafer Mountain View High School The Battles of the Saratoga The Battles of the Saratoga was when American independence won a place in the minds of Europe. The Battles are talked about in Creasy 's Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World, showing the importance of the outcomes of these battles.
The American Civil War is one of the main events in American history, and maybe the most important one after the revolution of 1776 which created the United States. The Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865 and we can say that in some way it determined the kind of nation that the United States would be. Out of the existing 34 states at the time, approximately 10 of them had withdrawn from the United States and formed the Confederacy. The Confederate States of America, or the “South”, consisted of slave states, were slavery was legal. The remaining states, or the “North”, formed the Union.
In my opinion the one event that had the most significant role in the American Revolution was when the British made the Coercive/ Intolerable Acts. When the British made these acts, they cut off ports and a colony, and made a number of acts to punish the colonies. These acts made the colonist start an uprising against the British. These uprises lead to the colonist going against the British and starting the American Revolution.
In 1775, the American colonies won the Revolutionary war against Great Britain. The war resulted in America’s independence from Britain and contributed to major fundamental changes in American history. The Americans had a number of advantages that helped them win the war against Britain, however they also faced tremendous difficulty prior to winning the war. To begin, the Americans were outnumbered against a professional, fully equipped army of 50,000 British troops. Unlike the British army, the American army consisted of 20,000 inexperienced troops and faced desperate shortages of firearm, uniforms, and food.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord are memorable because they were the beginning of the storied Revolutionary War. The battles took place on April 19, 1775, in eastern Massachusetts and many individuals on each side of the battle have left a strong influence our country today in their own separate ways. Among those people include the three famous riders Paul Revere, Samuel Prescott and William Dawes along with the well-known physician Dr. Joseph Warren. Revere, being the most famous out of the five, was the man who warned all locals that the British army was approaching. As the British set out for Lexington on April 18, 1775, General Thomas Gage had an American defeat in his mind (Kent 10).
•Both sides realized it would be a longer and bloodier war than they expected •It helped both sides get prepared with strategies •It helped inexperienced soldiers for battle •The first couple battle can add or subtract support •It showed that even though the south had less people they were still fight •It showed that the North neede better generals and soldiers •Most of all it showed the Confederates were prepared and ready to win after winning the first two battles
The American Revolution is an important event because it inspired other Countries to revolt for their freedoms. The Revolution led to a few negative things such as French going bankrupt from spending to much on war, or how the revolution is used by America's enemies. The Revolution showed how costly and risky it is. Overall I think the Revolution shows that if the government fails to protect the citizens rights they could oppressed or
Yorktown, originally established in 1691 by Virginia’s colonial government to regulate trade and taxation on imported and exported goods, had grown into a major port and economic center by the early 1700s. With 250-300 buildings and a population well over 2,000 people, Yorktown was a well developed trading town equipped with wharves, docks , businesses, taverns and other shops/industries. Who knew not 90 years later, this thriving waterfront would be the location of a siege that would end the American Revolution. In 1781, the seventh and final year of the American Revolution, British general Lord Charles Cornwallis thought by bringing his army to Yorktown and establishing a naval base on the island, he would halt the Patriots further advancements