Updated: 2/11/2020

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  • Stamp Act
  • Charlotte King
  • Sugar Act
  • Quartering Act
  • The Stamp Act was a tax on all paper goods such as letters, playing cards, newspapers, and paper.
  • Tea Act
  • Boston Tea MerchantNo Tea out of business
  • The Sugar Act was a tax on all sugar and molasses goods.
  • Boston Massacre
  • The Quartering Act allowed British soldiers to stay in a colonists home for as long as they wanted without permission to stay there. This also allowed British soldiers to keep a close eye on the colonist.
  • Boston Tea Party
  • The Tea act was passed so that the British East India Trade Company could sell its tea directly to the colonist and at a lower price, but this effected colonist tea merchants in a negative way to were they where going out of business. These events eventually lead to the Boston Tea Party.
  • The Boston Massacre happened on March 5, 1770 when a colonist boy started insulting a British solider, and the British solider then hit the boy with his gun. They colonist saw what happened and started throwing snowballs of ice at British Soldiers. The Soldiers then shot their guns into the crowd killing Crispus Attucks and four other people.
  • On December 16, 1773 the Son's of Liberty dressed themselves as Native Americans went on board three ships loaded with British tea in Boston Harbor. They then dumped all the tea into the harbor throwing in 340 boxes of tea.
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