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  • Taxes on stamp
  • Stamp act 1765
  • Stamp act
  • Boston Massacre 1770
  • Boston Tea party 1773
  • The king of England wanted money and he put taxes on stamps and the colonists where angry.
  • First continental congress 1774
  • The British government wants to control America but the colonists where angry and they throw rocks and snowballs to them and the British shoot them
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord 1775
  • At the Boston Tea party in 1773, colonists threw British tea into the water to protest taxes because they where mad.
  • Declaration of independence 1776
  • The colonies met in Philadelphia in 1774. We call this group the continental congress. These leaders said the colonies had the right to say what their laws should be. They said if Britain used force, the colonies would fight back.
  • It was the next day of April 18/1775. It was because the colonists don't want to British control America. The colonies called themselves minutemen because they where ready to fight and the British where red coats.
  • Fighting spread to other colonies. Many colonists belived it was time to separate from British rule.
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