Before the American Revolution Britain and the Colonies trade in peace with each other. Mercantilism was when Britain would take resources from the colonies and made manufactured goods then sold them back to the colonies.
The colonies may be near each other but they are unique on their own way. The colonies were different by the crops they grew, where they are located, what they did for a living, and how they lived.
The French and Indian War was caused by a dispute of land. The French had a few bases on what the British thought to be their land, but so did the French. The reason it is called the French and Indian war was because the Natives helped the French and the colonists helped the British.
*Sugar Act- a taxation of sugar,wine,indigo, and molasses. *Stamp Act- colonists had to buy watermarked goods for important documents, examples wills,playing cards,etc. *Declaratory Act-law that British Parliament could make laws binding colonists.
*Declaration of Independence- document declaring independence from Britain *Stamp Act Congress-a letter written to the king to ask for a voice in taxation *The Boston Massacre-a protest with colonists and Red coats, five colonists died, happens in Boston corner with snowballs thrown and shots fired.
*Daughters of Liberty- a group of female colonists that protested without violence *Sons of Liberty- a violent patriot with extreme protest * Tar & Feathering-Sons of Liberty would take boiling tar and pour it on you, then through feathers on you, since it stuck to the tar.