We teens don't really take history into account, so it is only right to learn about it now! Here are the events leading up to the Revolutionary War. This made our country what it is now!
The Stamp Act- 1765
Are you kidding!? I hate taxes!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sorry lady. That paper costs tax.
The Townshend Acts- 1767
now they are taking our everyday items from us!
New glass, tea, paint paper and lead tax!
This is absolutely outrageous! I call for a boycott!
We must defend ourselves!
Here you will find the events leading up to the Revolutionary War. These events were important in history and made our country what it is today.
The Boston Massacre- 1770
Hey! Stop throwing that ice!
omg he just killed him
This act made the colonists unhappy because they were being tricked into getting taxed on paper products they needed to help the British pay off their debt- and they were the only ones being taxed so high!
The Gaspee Affair- 1772
This act made the colonists unhappy because now more and more everyday things that the colonists needed were being taken away from them. At this point they were trying to develop their own way of doing things to avoid the British taxes.
So, now you know about the events leading up to the Revolutionary War. These events were all very important and played a role in US history.
This act made the colonists very unhappy because they felt that the British were trying to kill their own citizens when really it was just an act of self defense.
You know that this event contributed to the events leading up to the Revolutionary War because this was considered one of the first acts of war!
Phil...There are people firing from out there! Duck!
Every act that was created played an important role in US history and made our country what it is today. Events like this are why we have the freedoms we have today, and we take them for granted. See you next time!