Parliament made a rule that if a soldiers happens to knock on your door you must provide food,shelter,water, and a candle. Britain didn't provide anything. The colonists had to use everything they already had.
Boston Tea Party
Parliament also decided to put tax on paper. So tax collectors to come and give you a stamp on your paper to show they collected tax. Some colonists chased away tax collectors because of this.
A crowd of colonists were taunting the soldiers. The colonists started to throw stuff. The soldiers shot. They killed five people and left many ingured.
Parliament put a tax on tea.The colonists were also forced to by tea from the British East India Tea company. They didn't like this so a group of colonists dressed up as Native Americans and threw tea overboard. Parliament was not happy with this.
Parliament made a series of painful laws for the colonists to follow. One of them was that the Boston harbor was closed to trade ships. These laws were devastating.