american revolution

american revolution
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  • A colony is a country or area under full or participial control of another far away country.  The colonies were located on the top left which is now known as the United States.
  • The British government wanted to tax the colonies because money was needed. They responded by boycotting British goods and protesting. 
  • ¨no taxation without representation" means were not paying taxes without representatives at the Parliament.
  • The Boston Massacre was when the soldiers had a fight with the British.  This happened because soldiers in Boston opened fire on a group of American colonists they killed five people.
  • The Boston Tea party was when all the tea was dumped out in the sea. This happened because the British refused to pay taxes. 
  • The war happened between the colonist and England because The British taxed the colonists because they needed more money. The colonists didn't give any say in Parliament. The colonists chose to defend themselves and fight for freedom.
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