Stamp Act/Other Acts You must pay for everyday items including newspapers, legal documents, and playing cards. To know that you have paid these fees you will receive a special stamp.
Stamp Act/Other Acts
The Boston Massacre
The French and Indian War started in about 1750 French soldiers went to Ohio Valley to drive out British soldiers and the British saw this as an act of war.
The Boston Tea Party
The Stamp Act was the second act that was passed, after the Sugar Act. Parliament placed the act to regain their money they had spent during the French and Indian War.
Paul Revere's Midnight Ride
The Boston Massacre took place in Boston on March 5,1770, when a a large crowd of angry colonists gathered several British soldiers that were near by. The colonists shouted insults at the soldiers and began throwing rocks and snowballs. Then they started shouting their guns and later it was called the Boston Massacre.
Lexington and Concord
The Boston Tea Party happened on the day of December 16,1773. The colonists dressed up as Native Americans and went on a ship in the Boston Harbor and threw all the tea into the harbor.
Paul Revere's Midnight ride was to alert Samuel Adams and John Hancock that the British were coming to attack you at Lexington, and they were also going to Concord to steal weapons that the colonists had stored.
The battle at Lexington and Concord is known as the 'shot heard 'round the world'. it is also said that it was the first battle of the revolution.