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American Revolution
Updated: 11/21/2017
American Revolution
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  • King George taxed many things including sugar, tea, etc. because Great Britain was in debt from all of their wars and was in need of money. 
  • They are traitors if they do not agree with these Acts!!!
  • Your highness, the colonists are protesting against the Sugar Act.
  • What are you doing?! stop!
  • The Colonists hid under blankets on a ship full of tea and threw the tea off the ship in protest of the Tea Act. This is known as the Boston Tea Party
  • On March 5, 1770, some colonists decided to throw snowballs at British troops. The troops fired back with bullets, killing 5 and injuring 8. This is known as the Boston Massacre.
  • The Quartering Act meant that Colonists had to give shelter and care to British troops or pay for them to stay somewhere else
  • Here. You can sleep in the spare room.
  • During the time of the Sugar Act, people would smuggle and bootleg sugar to boycott the Act
  • Come see me again if you need any more anytime soon.
  • Thanks for the sugar, Jim.
  • The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the Revolutionary War
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