The American Revolution

The American Revolution
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  • Quartering Act 1765
  • Are your sure your hers to protect
  • Yes all we want to do is protect you
  • Stamp Act 1765
  • Why didnt we have a say in it
  • We will have to add taxs. Things that will get tax will be -playing cards and more
  • this isnt far
  • Boston Massacre 1770
  • GO AWAY
  • 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. 
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