The French and Indian war took place in 1754. The fought over the Ohio River Valley. England won the battle against the French. But the problem was that England had to re coop the money they spent, so they taxed the colonists in America. After, England signed a treatie with France.
NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION
The join or die cartoon was created in 1754 by Benjamin Franklin.The cartoon meant if all colonies do not join the war together they would all die.Soon after a lot of colonist joined the war.
Boston tea party
The British policy put the Stamp Act which was when England put taxes on government stamps and all paper, the sugar act as when England told the colonists to stop smuggling sugar, the Tea Act was when England made cheaper tea from England but the colonists did not want it, the Townshend Act was when England took away freedoms plus put taxes on paper, paint, lead, glass, and tea.
Declaration of the Independence
The Declaration of Independence
The Boston Massacre happened on March 5,1770. It started when a angry colonists started insulting a few British soldiers. They also threw rocks and snowballs at them.Then the soldiers fired 5 colonists were dead.
The Boston Tea Party took place in 1773 . It started when the sons of liberty disguised as Indians Americas load a British ship full of tea called Dartmouth. Then they start throwing boxes of tea into the Boston harbor.
The declaration of independence was created on July 4th 1776 by the founding fathers . The declaration stated that the colonists in America had freedom and that the America was a free nation.