WHITE HOUSE General
facts: The White House is one of the most popular
tourist attractions in the country. The White House is a building in
Washington, DC and it has been the official residence of all the
presidents of the United States with the exception of George
Washington. Washington served
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Which of the following was more influential in inspiring the American colonies to declare independence? Thomas Paines pamphlet Common Sense or John Lockes Two Treatises of Government The declaration of independence marked an important point in American history during the war of independence.
Geschichte der Unabhängigkeitserklärung U.S.A - The Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in the history of the USA.
It was written and signed in 1776, that is 235 years ago.
Before that time there was no country with the name United States of America.
(Arrival) My presentation starts around 1600. Some Europeans moved to America and created colonies.
Many of them were looking for a better life, others wanted more freedom or practise their own religion.
(building village) Most people– they were called colonists – lived on farms.
They grew their own food, had pigs and cows and they chose their own leaders. Soon they build the first small villages.
(slavery boat) Many people did not choose to come to America. They were forced to come and they were sold to others to work for no money – the slaves. (Slaves
work on farm). They were mostly needed in the Southern States, (coloured states) where they worked on Cotton, Rice and Tobacco farms and where they helped on the farms and in the homes of the Whites.
In the beginning there were 13 colonies on the East coast that belonged to Britain. (Map USA)They were British and they had to follow the British laws.
Next to it there were French and Spanish colonies.
The British colonies were far away from Britain (Map with arrows) (more than 4500 miles or 7500 km) but they had to pay British taxes and they had to obey the laws of King George III,
(King George) who was king in Britain from 1760 to 1820.
Because of the high taxes, the colonists were very upset. (soldiers on horse) By 1765 Britain needed money for a war against France and they decided to get more money out of th.....[read full text]
They called themselves minutemen because they were ready to fight in a minute.(colonists) King George sent 700 soldiers there to fight against the 70 minutemen. (colonists against soldiers) With this first battle a bloody war began that lasted for six years.
It was called the War of American Revolution.
A second Continental Congress met and decided to form an American Army. They chose a man to be the general in charge of the new army. (George Washington) His name was George Washington.
(Washington on Horse) Gen.
George Washington, first commander of the Continental Army often stopped and talked with citizens to personally explain his vision for American freedom during the American Revolution.
More and more colonists wanted to break away from Britain and started their own country. They wrote letters to King George but he didn’t react and so (American Army) more and more people wanted to be part of the first American Army.
Colonists who fought for independence from Brit.....