Growing Tension between the Colonists and Britian

Growing Tension between the Colonists and Britian

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  • Growing Tension between the Colonists and Britian
  • You need to pay extra.
  • I'm sick of paying tax!
  • I'm not giving shelter to a rude solder.
  • The Quartering Act
  • It's the law!!!
  • The Stamp Act
  • Why should I.
  • You need to pay tax!
  • In chapter ten the Britain made the colonists pay of the war debts for Britain. The colonists did not like the rules and laws Britain was making and this lead to chaos.
  • The Boston Massacre
  • The Quartering act was passed in 1765 by the British Parliament. The law was called the Quartering act because it made the colonists provide them places to live in, food, fuel, and candles. The law also made them be the first to use transportation like a horse. The colonists were not happy about the new law, so many of them treated the solders badly.
  • The Boston Tea Party
  • Throw the darn tea in the water!
  • After the fighting of the French and Indian War, Britain needed money to pay off its debts. When The Stamp Act was passed it said that the colonists had to help pay of the debt of Britain so they made almost everything taxed. 
  • The Intolerable Acts
  • No Please!
  •   Drink hot tea!
  • The start of the Boston Massacre started when one night the colonists made a big crowd around the Customs house on March 5, 1770. That was when the violence started. The crowd threw rocks and snow balls at the guard. Immediately two other guards joined his side with guns ready to fire. They called them lobsterbacks too. No one knows if one of them said fire or not but one of them fired so the others joined. Many peoplle lay dead or injured on the ground.
  • After the Massacre, The British government took away all of the taxes, but they still kept the tea tax. They were only aloud to by the British East India tea Company. They started another protest. A group of colonists dressed up as Indians and went on a ship and destroyed all the tea boxes.
  • The colonists punished the tax collectors. They tared and feathered them and forced tea down there throats. It was a warning to the tax collectors to remind them that they were not happy with the law.
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