The Sugar Act was placed on 1764 it was taxed on foreign molasses. This hurt the British West Indies market in molasses and sugar and the market for rum, which the colonies had been producing in quantity with the cheaper French molasses.
Lexington and Concord (1775)
Acts of British Parliament requiring local governments of the American colonies to provide the British soldiers with housing and food.
The Townshend Acts were a series of laws passed by the British government on the American colonies in 1767. They placed new taxes and took away some freedoms from the colonists
Yorktown Battle (1781)
The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. The battles were fought on April 19, 1775 in Middle County.
The Battles of Saratoga marked the climax of the Saratoga campaign, giving a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War
In the fall of 1781, a combined American force of Colonial and French troops laid siege to the British Army at Yorktown. They began their final attack on October 14th, capturing two British defenses and leading to the surrender.