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The Great Awakening

A great Religious Revival in America 1730s and 40s (also in europe).
Churches could not satisfy spiritual needs, it had profound effects on future, since it was in all the colonies, crossing classes.
Sin! And Christ is coming! And a splintering of new and old protestantism, old light and new light. But Religion became more deep, it was personal between individual and god.


Fate of Native americans, around

After 7 years war. They did not have the help of france to play off GB. So the Cherokees got defeated and GB built forts in their territories, skipping treaties with local tribes and allowing settlers to build on their land. 1763 did a United "native american" army destroy some forts in four states and kill 2k+ settlers but after that did it falter out.


What was the general of the rebellion 1763

Pontiac, Native american "general", with tribes of Delaware Seneca Shawnee and other western indian tribes


Haiti Slave revolution Tell me more!

1791. Revolt!

They defeated France, GB and Spain...Very bloody on both sides. Adopted a constitution abolishing slavery forever in 1801 and kicked a second army from Napoleons ass! in 1804.


Colonies relationship pre revoloution

There where lot of troop quarrels between colonies, land claims. legal ones, but also Troops of settlers keeping order (over Indians) who barely attacked other states. The relationship with the UK was better, they saw themselves as brittish, and would later realize that. "they can do things beneficial for them and not for us.


American revolution. How long was it? Why did it happen? Who was the

The Revolution was the product of 40 years of abuses by the British authorities that many colonists regarded as a threat to their liberty and property. But people do not act simply in response to objective reality but according to the meaning that they give to events. The Revolution resulted from the way the colonists interpreted events.


How did the Colonists or rather american patriots see the American Revolution?

The American patriots were alarmed by what they saw as a conspiracy against their liberty. They feared that the corruption and the abuses of power by the British government would taint their own society. And, further, they were troubled by the knowledge that they had no say over a government three thousand miles away.


Dates on The American Revolution

Tea Party in 1773...UK answers with shutting down all trade activity in Boston and only one town meeting per year. 1775 do they enter into battle to kill this rebellion and 76 do they declare themselves free and independent. So one year of war.