US History Comic Strip

US History Comic Strip

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  • Hey..  did you hear that the French & Indian War is over?!
  • Yes, that's great! But why is the British Government making us pay for this war?
  • Britain is taxing us on everything to pay for the war!
  • The Stamp Act 1765 - All items with a stamp are taxed!
  • Is this what you're talking about? That's not fair!
  • The Sons of Liberty, 1765 
  • We will fight to protect colonists' rights and British taxation!
  • We do not want the Tea Act! Dump all the tea!!
  • Boston Tea Party, 12-16-1773 In protest, Patriots threw British tea off the ship.
  • Intolerable Acts of 1774... *Boston Port Act - March 31 *Massachusetts Government Act - May 20 *Administration Justice Act - May 20 *Quartering Act of 1774 - June 2 *Quebec Act 1774 - June 22
  • Due to Colonial protests, you are being punished with these acts...
  • I'm Thomas Paine... Read my pamphlet!  Our Thirteen Colonies need to be independent from Great Britain!
  • Common Sense... 1776
  • Today is July 4, 1776 and we declare ourselves independent of British rule. 
  • Declaration of Independence ~~
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