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The Stamp Act
The Boston Massacre
Boston Tea Party
1765In 1765, King George, the third taxes the Americans all official papers must have a stampNewspapers, cards, diplomas, etc.Colonists freaked out like usual.Then the stamp act eventually goes away.
Proclamation of 1763
March 5th, 1770, A fight breaks out between a soldier and a colonist leading to a deadly riot and for soldiers to fire into a crowd by mistake, killing five colonists
Declaration of Rights and Grievances
December 16, 1773, A political protest leads to angry Americans not wanting to pay taxes and dumped 342 chests of tea into the Boston harbor.
King George the third draws a line on the map of North America along the Appalachian mountains. Colonists must stay to the right, natives get the westColonists feel disrespected and don't listen.
Nine colonies write a letter to the king and parliament the letter argues the reason why the British couldn't tax the colonies“No taxation without representation”
The British government state a law that they can pass any law or tax they want for the colonies and they must obey it. The colonists throw an entire tantrum and also refuse that.