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A colony is a territory controlled by another area/country. Colony is located in which now we call the United States.
The British government wanted to tax the colonists because they were in debt since they had a war with France. The colonist were furious and they did not want to pay the taxes.
The phrase "no taxation without representation" means that they wont pay taxes without a representative.
The Boston Massacre is when riot began and soldiers began to fire. The soldiers killed about 5 people.
The Boston Tea Party was when the townspeople would bring tea into Boston with out paying taxes. The people of Boston refused to pay taxes and they dumped tea overboard and then the Harbor was closed until the people would pay taxes.
When the King of England started to tax the colonists, the colonists decided to rebel and war eventually happened.
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