We must hurry and throw all the tea into the ocean!
The Coercive Acts
The Coercive Acts 1. Boston Harbor was closed the colonists paid for the ruined tea. 2. Massachutsess's charter was cancelled. The governor decided if and when the legislature could meet. 3. Royal officials accused of crimes were sent to Britain for trial. This let them face a more friendly judge and jury. 4. A new Quartering Act required colonists to house British soldiers. 5. The Quebec Act gave a large amount of land to the colony of Quebec. 6. General Thomas Gage became the new governor of Massachusetts.
The Boston Massacre happened on March 5, 1770. This was when British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists, killing 5 men.
The Declaration of Independence
The Boston Tea Party happened in 1773. The colonists dressed as natives and dumped over 340 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor as protest to the Tea Act.
The Battle of Bunker Hill
In 1774, The Parliament passed the Coercive Acts, also known as the Intolerable Acts, in order to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party. Some of these acts include closing the Boston Harbor and requiring colonists house British soldiers.
The Battle at Lexington and Concord
The Declaration of Independence was mainly written by Thomas Jefferson, This document formally announced the colonies’ break from Great Britain.
We must separate from Britain!
Yes, we must!
The Battle of Bunker Hill was actually launched from Breed's Hill. Although the patriots lost, they proved they can take on the British redcoats.
Yes, you did! But we also proved that we can take you on!
The British redcoats set fire to the town of Concord, and the "shot heard around the world" was fired. This was the start of the American Revolution.