The King shouldn't tax us this crazy amount of money! No taxation without representation!
Boston Massacre 1770
You people are so bad, we hate you!! You boss us around too much!
You are bad! You killed lots of people!
Boston Tea Party 1773
The tax on tea is horrible!
Tea is our favorite drink and you made a tea company a monopoly.
We have lower costs but we can only get tea from one place, and there is also a tax!
This scene is important because it was one of the first times 9 colonist representatives fought for their rights and congregated together on one certain issue.
Intolerable Acts 1773
We need to help Boston and give them resources to survive the time that the harbor is closed.
We should all work together!
This really provoked the colonists, causing them to think about revolution though the colonists were scaring the British soldiers and there was propaganda that showed lots of colonists dying while in reality there was only 5 dead.
1775 Battle Of Bunker Hill
Wait until you see the white of their eyes!!
Protect the ammo! They must not reach it!
We won't stop until we take that hill!!
This scene is important because this is the first action of rebellion and got the king really angry, where these colonists threw tea in the harbor because of the tax on tea.
1776 Common Sense
Thomas Paine We should fight for Independence and challenge the authority of the British to have our own laws and freedom.
We should have our own government and not be under the control of the British.
The intolerable acts were significant because they caused the other colonies to start caring for each other, which created a bond within them.
This was the first real battle of the revolutionary where the British were constantly pushed back but finally took the hill over.
It was the book that caused the spirit of the colonists to go into war and have a full out war against the British so they could rule themselves.