Colonists Unrest

Colonists Unrest

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  • Yes and we are going to boycott the new taxes.
  • Stamp Act 1765
  • Did you hear about the new tax? 
  • Townshend Act 1767
  • Did you hear British are going to tax us for glass, lead, tea, and paper?
  • I think we should boycott them again.
  • Boston Massacre 1770
  • taxes suck!
  • the government is unfair
  • Colonists are angry because the British are going to start taxing newspapers, marriage licenses, playing cards, and pamphlets.Colonists are going to start boycotting British goods
  • Boston Tea Party 1773
  • Stop doing that!
  • New taxes on glass, lead, tea, and paper on colonists.Colonists recognized the tax and grew angry all over again. Another boycott of British goods again
  • Intolerable Acts 1774 
  • I am sick of taxes we should start governing ourselves.
  • I agree I am done with all of British taxes.
  • A crowed of colonists argue with British soldiers and turned into chaos when a soldier shot his gun. Colonists are shot and 5 are killed.
  • Lexington and Concord 1775
  • British force colonists to buy tea only from them. Colonists didn't like this idea so they raided a British ship and threw chests of tea into the ocean.
  • Colonists were taxed more and lost some rights. Massachusetts colonists started governing themselves.
  • British troops left Boston on a march to Lexington and Concord. They were looking for a stockpile of colonial weapons and two men. A shot was fired and the American Revolution began.
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