All paper and paper products must be taxed and stamped.
The Boston Massacre, 1770
Upon Britanś victory in the 7-Years War and gain of North American territory, Britan made the Proclamation of 1763. The Proclamation restricted settling west of the Appalachian mountains. It was intended to keep the Colonists and Idians seperated. This angered the colonists.
The Boston Tea Act/Boston Tea Party, 1773
Tax on Tea.
The stamp act was an act Passes by the British that required all paper must be taxed and stamped. This was intended to pay for war debts from the 7 Years war. The Colonist's believed that the parliament shouldn't be able to do this with out representation.
The Intolerable Acts, 1774
1. Boston Port Act 2. Massachusetts Government Act
The Boston Massacre was a street protest that happened on March 5, 1770, between The British parliament and the colonists. A shot was fired into the crowd causing a chain reaction and killing five colonists most famously Crispus Attucks.
The First Continental Congress, 1774
We want a repeal!
You deserve it!
The Britsh parlement made the Tea Act putting a tax on the colonists for tea. This made the colonists angry and in response, the Boston tea party, a group of angry colonists disguised as Indians dumped recently imported tea into the Boston harbor. This led to the intolerable acts.
In response to the Boston Tea Party, Britan passed five acts known as the intolerable acts. These acts were made to punish the colonists and pay for the damage done by the Boston Tea Party and other acts of scrutiny.
The First Continental Congress consisted of 12 of the 13 colonies and was a meeting held in carpenters hall in Philadelphia to discuss the recently passed intolerable acts. The colonists requested repeal of these acts and threatened to boycott British goods.