In 1763, the English made a law that the colonists may not cross the Application Mountains and settle there because the English Colonists would fight with the Native Americans.
Boston Tea Party - 1773
To help pay for the French and Indian War, the British put taxes on everyday items such as paper products.
So... this is my home. Your bedroom is to the right.
In 1770, there was an event called the Boston Massacre. There are many viewpoints, but one that everyone can agree with is that British redcoats fired at a group of colonists, leaving many dead.
First Continental Congress - 1774
As a rebellion over the British taxing common items, like tea, the colonists dumped millions of dollars worth of tea into the boston harbor.
This would have never happened if it wasn't for the Tea Act!
For punishment of the Boston Tea Party, parliament did the Intolerable Acts to show they were still in control. The quartering act was just one, where colonists had to house British soldiers against their will.
After the Intolerable Acts, the colonists were nothing but angry. To try and take control over Great Britan, each colony, besides Georgia, sent a representative to Philadelphia, where they had meetings to try to gain some control.