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S: Volume 1

FC: The American Revolutionary War By: Anakeisa Nanan & Cailtyn Winne

1: People | By Anakeisa Nanan

2: Button Gwinnett Button Gwinnett was born on April 1735, and died on May 19,1777. He was one of the Georgia signers of the Declaration of Independence. He was also a plantation owner, and he died in a duel.

3: Lyman Hall Lyman Hall was born on April 12,1724, and died on October 19,1790. He was one of the three Georgia signers of the Declaration of Independence. He was considered the leader of the independence movement in Georgia. Lyman was also named after Hall County.

4: George Walton George Walton birth date is unknown but his birth year was 1749, and died on February 2, 1803. He was also a self-educated lawyer in Savannah, and Walton County was named after him.

5: Nancy Hart Nancy Hart was born around 1735, and believed that she died in 1830. She killed to British soldiers, and she was the only woman to have a Georgia county named after her (Hart County.)

6: Elijah Clarke Elijah Clarke was born in the year 1742, and died on December 5,1799. He was a Georgian who led the Battle of Kettle Creek. He also has a county named after him (Clark County.)

7: Austin Dabney Austin Dabney was born in the year 1760, and died on 1830. He was an African-American who fought at the battle of Kettle Creek, and given credit for saving Elijah Clarke's life, and was given a portion of the land. That Elijah Clarke gave to him for saving his life.

8: Casimir Pulaski He was born on March 6, 1745, and died on October 15,1779. He was a polish nobleman who was part of the Siege of Savannah, and he has a fort named after him due to his courageousness.

9: James Wright James Wright was born in the year 1716, and died on the year 1785. He was the royal governor of Georgia at the beginning of the American Revolution, and was jailed by the Habersham Brothers after he fled to England. James was the last royal governor of Georgia.

10: John Trueltan John was the first real governor of Georgia, who won against Button Gwinnett. He was born on the year 1734, and died on the year 1782. He first came to America as an indentured servant.

11: Crispus Attucks Crispus was born on the year 1723, and died on the year 1770. He was an African-American during the Boston Massacre, and he was the "first man down." HE was simply fighting for his rights, until things got out of control, and a redcoat fired on him.

12: Causes of the war | By Caitlyn Winne

13: The Sugar Act and The Stamp Act | The Sugar Act was passed in 1764. It was used to tax colonists on sugar and molasses. Protests broke out in the colonies to ensure this was repealed. | The Stamp Act was issued in 1765. It stated that official documents had to have a certain stamp on them to show they paid the tax on it. This act was taken in 1766 at the cost of Georgia's only newspaper.

14: The Boston Massacre and The Quartering Act | The Boston Massacre took place in 1770 on a chilly winter night. British redcoats were said to have fired on a crowd of people and murdered five of them. | The Quartering Act was when Great Britain ordered colonists to house soldiers in their homes and care for them.

15: The Boston Tea Party | The Boston Tea Party was held in Boston Harbor in 1773. Protesters known as Liberty Boys boarded the ship and dumped it's contents,tea, into the ocean to protest against the taxes in tea.

16: Events By: Anakeisa Nanan \

17: American Revolution The American Revolution started around 1775, and ended in 1783. The people who obeyed the British were known as Loyalists, and people who obeyed America were known as patriots. The British mainly need the money to pay off their own debt , and America was getting tired of starting all of these wars and wanted to make peace, and be nice to each other.

18: Boston Massacre The Boston Massacre was a "snowball fight gone wrong." There were many sides to the story, and how Crispus Attucks was supposedly the first person down.British soldiers were firing on local citizens, and without even knowing if the general said "fire", or the crowd finally got on their nerves

20: New Government | By Caitlyn Winne

21: The New Government | The first constitution in the United States was created January, 1781. Assets and liabilities come along because of the new document. Some assets are they can declare war, and make money with a printing machine. Liabilities were the citizens not minding the laws and the congress lacked a strong leader.

22: In Georgia | The council of safety held a meeting to discuss what Georgia's new government would be like and left Governor Wright without power. The Georgia Provincial Congress established a series of laws for the citizens would follow until more could be made.

23: Changes | In time eight new counties were formed which were Burke, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Richmond, Wiles, and Liberty. | The government changed from a bicameral system to legislative. Their new governor became John Treutlen, who was a Salazburger.

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