The Boston massacre was a horrible incident on March 5th, 1770. In this incident, there are many sides to the story but we can guess that there were about 7-9 soldiers on the British side. Also, there were assumptions that the colonists were threatening.People believe that's what caused the soldiers to ope fire. Now nobody knows for sure what happened but that only leaves room for imagination.
The Boston tea party occured on December 16, 1773. American colonists were frustrated and angry because they were being taxed on tea. After that, they disguised and snuck onto a shipment full of tea. They dumped around 342 chests full of tea into the harbor. This event caused much tension.
Those are the rules, yes.
In May 1773, the Intolerable acts started where the laws aimed to punish Massachusetts colonists. They wanted to punish them for their non-cooperation towards the Tea act. These laws were so brutal punishments could be legalized and accepted. This also allowed troops to be provided housing in vacant homes. Sadly, these punishes were so brutal but also legal because of the people that had the power.
Tax on tea !
The Sugar act took place on April 5th, 1764. The Sugar act was set in place to bring higher income to the British. This was also used to reduce smuggling. Sadly, they also started collecting a higher percentage of taxes from the people as well. All of these things made the colonists very mad and they wanted to fight back for their money and right.
I'm glad the sugar act is in place because of people like you.
please, im sorry!'
The stamp act took place in 1765. The Stamp act reinforced a direct tax on all British colonies in America. This would tax them on any and all printed materials that were stamped paper in London. Oddly, this act was repealed just a year later. I believe they repealed this because of the backlash that they received from all the colonists.
Tax on paper? that's ridiculous.
The Townshend act went on in 1767. This act taxed all goods imported to the Americsn colonies. As seen in the picture, one of the items were tea. Colonists were obviously not happy about this as it was more money being taken by their government for their use. Luckily, this also only lasted a year likely to the backlash.