Events That Lead Colonists To Seek Independence

Events That Lead Colonists To Seek Independence

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  • Excuse me but you will have to pay a tax for those legal papers
  • 1765-66 Stamp Act:Taxed all legal documents to pay for the defense of colonies; caused americans to boycott
  • Why are all the prices higher than usual?
  • This is unfair! I refuse to buy everyday items at such a high cost. I'm going to start boycotting!
  • 1767 Townsend acts:taxed everyday items;caused colonists to boycott and violently protest;protests got so violent,British had to repeal the act
  • sorry,the Townsend act taxs all everyday goods like glass,lead,paint,paper,and tea
  • unknown person:fire!
  • 1773 Boston Massacre:5 colonists killed after mob;event viewed as an example of British cruelty;used as propaganda
  • i hope ill be safe if i hide behind them-General Preston
  • tea is so cheap!
  • 1773 Tea Act: British lowered the price of tea by a lot;led to the Boston Tea Party
  • you can thank the tea act!
  • hmmmmm very suspicious
  • 1773 The Boston Tea Party:colonists dressed as native Americans stormed into the Boston harbor and dumped 23,000 pounds of tea into the harbor ; this was their protest to the tea act which they believed was Britans way of trying to sneak in and steal their indendence
  • We're going to be living in your house for the time being so you must provide for us 
  • Well you're only other option is to get shot
  • 1744 Intolerable acts: PART of this act was that colonists had to house troops or they would be shot;saved the british money but angered the colonists since they had to provide for the soldiers 
  • I'm sorry but i cant afford it
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