The English are in huge debt from the French and Indian war. To pay for all the debt they preform many act against the colonists making them pay taxes.
We need to raise money for the debt we have to pay from the war.
Maybe we could tax the colonists.
The Townshend act put taxes on imported good from England, such as Glass, paint, paper and tea
I am not paying these taxes. I say we boycott and not buy any of their imported goods.
Great idea! I am not putting up with and more taxation's.
The colonists got very mad by this tax because they were goods they use everyday. In result the colonists boycotted.
The Boston Massacre was a fight between the colonists and the British. The colonists were throwing rock and ice which startled the British so they fired.
Shoot us, I dare you.
Burn down the ship!
The Gaspee affair was an event when a British ship was tracking down a colony ship that was smuggling goods. When the British ship hit a sandbar, the colonists came out on boats and burned the ship down to the
Dump the tea in the water!
The Boston tea part was when the colonists were mad that they could only buy tea from the East Indies company so they protested by dumping 340 chests of tea into the water.
In conclusion, all of these acts created a full out war between the British and colonists. This was called the revolutionary war.