The Tea Act created a monopoly in the colonies by only allowing the East India Company to sell tea.
First Continental Congress
We are here to discuss our broken ties with the Britain.
Let's show them who's in charge here!!
The colonists were outraged by the tax on tea and the Boston Massacre so they stole a British ship and dumped hundreds of pounds of tea into the Boston Harbor
Lexington and Concord
The Intolerable/Coercive Acts were a group of laws created shortly after The Boston Tea Party. The group of lawn prevented colonists from trading at the Boston Harbor and it allowed soldiers to stay at people's homes.
Second Continental Congress
We need to become more independent and separate ourselves from Britain!!!
We have to create peace with Britain!
We cannot avoid warfare with Britain.
Delegates from the colonies to Philadelphia as the First Continental Congress to organize freedom from the British.
We must send another petition this is unruly!!
On April 18, 1775 the British troops marched to concord and to confiscate the weapons and ammunition they believed the colonist were hiding
The Continental Congress meets meets for the 2 time after the battle of Lexington and Concord so they can discuss if they should disconnect from Britain or if they should stay connected to their laws.