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Noah Scholl-Road to Independence Storyboard
Updated: 9/23/2020
Noah Scholl-Road to Independence Storyboard
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  • French and Indian War
  • I'm going to beat you!
  • British Taxes
  • It's great! But now we are out of money, so we are going to tax you.
  • It's fair!
  • WE WON! And we got land!
  • Wait, what?
  • It's unfair!
  • Boston Tea Party
  • MY TEA!
  • This is what you get for controlling our tea!
  • In 1754, France went to war with the colonists in America. The colonists had Britain's help, and the French worked with the Native Americans. They fought over American land.
  • America's Attempt for Peace
  • Please, we can reason!
  • The colonists won the war with Britain, gaining some land. But now Britain is broke, so they tax America more. The colonists are not happy.
  • Thomas Paine & Common Sense
  • You should start your own country!
  • The Boston Tea Party (1773) was where American colonists dressed up as Native Americans to throw out 2 million dollars of British tea. They did this because the British forced the colonists to drink only one tea.
  • The Declaration of Independence
  • The American colonists tried to justify their reasons, but King Charles III did not listen, starting the Revolutionary War.
  • NO!
  • Thomas Paine wrote the book Common Sense, encouraging the American colonists to become independent from Britain.
  • OKAY!
  • WHAT?
  • He said, you should start the brownies!
  • Congressman Thomas Jefferson wrote a draft of the Declaration of Independence, and the rest of Congress edited it and signed it. This was sent to Britain and other civilizations around the world, inspiring many.
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