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The 13 colonies were located on the border of now America.
A colony is placed owned by another place. Like in this example we are dealing with the 13 colonies owned by the British.
The British taxed the colonists to fix the debt problem they had. The colonists thought it was unfair for them to have to pay taxes without anyone to represent them.
"no taxation without representation" means that
No taxation without representation means if the colonists don't have anyone to represent them, them they won't pay the taxes.
The Boston massacre was when the colonist and the soldiers shot at each for saying something rude and the Boston tea party was when colonists dressed as Natives and used boats to dump boxes of tea into the water as a sign of protest for the tax on tea.
The British soldiers and the colonists hated each other. The British taxed them too much and didn't give them a say or a representative. The colonists were very upset about the taxes and that led to the war.
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