Leading up to the American Revolution


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  • The Stamp Act of 1765 imposed a tax on most printed documents in the colonies: newspapers, almanacs, pamphlets, deeds, wills, and licenses.
  • It was a direct attempt by England to raise revenue in the colonies without the consent of the colonial assemblies.
  • The British are coming!
  • Paul Revere rode on his horse through the colonies shouting "The British are coming!"
  • The British are coming!
  • Bruh...
  • You killed my brother!!!!
  • Boston Massacre was the culmination of tensions in the American colonies that had been growing since Royal troops first appeared in Massachusetts to enforce the heavy tax burden imposed by the Townshend Acts.
  • Yeah, and I'll kill you to if I have to!
  • Because you tax us on tea, we will rebel and dump all your tea into the harbor dressed as Indians.
  • Tea
  • Tea
  • Tea
  • This act sparked other seaports to follow this example and stage similar acts of resistance.
  • You crap heads!!!
  • I hereby pass the Coercive Acts.
  • Coercive Acts (Intolerable Acts) 1.) Boston Port Act 2.) Administration of Justice Act 3.) Massachusetts Government Act 4.) Quartering Act of 1774 5.) Quebec Act
  • Shut it or that will be the last thing you ever say again!
  • UGH!!!
  • You can't do that!!!
  • The shot heard around the world was the start of the Revolution.
  • BOOM!!!
  • BOOM!!!
  • BOOM!!!
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