We will have to add taxs. Things that will get tax will be -playing cards and more
this isnt far
Boston Massacre 1770
WE DONT WANT YOU HERE
We want to do what we want
Colonist were told they had to house troops. They had to provide food, drinks, and transportation. But they did not like this idea, because they felt that the troops were sent to control them not protect them.
Boston Tea Party 1773
The colonist had to pay for the French and Indian War. Their taxable items were newspaper, marriage licenses, playing cards, etc. The colonist were angry because they felt like they didnt have any freedom or say in the laws.
Intolerable Acts 1774
My business is going downhill
Some British soldiers were stations in Boston. The soldiers were right where the money from England is collected. The colonist were angry and started to argue with the soldiers. Shots begun to fire and five colonist died. The soldiers were tried for murder.
Lexington and Concord 1775
we want to be free
The Tea Act forced colonist to only buy tea only from England. The colonist did not think that it was fair that they didn't have freedom on what tea to buy and who to buy it from. The protesters raided the ships and dumped all the tea into the Boston Harbor.
We want FREEDOM
Punishment for the Boston Tea Party, town meetings were prohibited. This crackdown the rights of the Massachusetts colonist govern themselves. Business were much worse then any tax imposed on them.
The Parliament rejected every request made by the First Continental Congress. A tense stand off began, then a shot was fired. That was when The American Revolution began.