The people in the colonies are protesting for the government to take the tax off of the tea. They drank it everyday and now they added tax to something they live on. this was one of the last acts passed by the government.
Lexington & Concord
The colonist dressed up as Indians and threw tea into the harbor as a way of protest. This was a way for them to get the british to take the tax off of the tea
the Boston massacre happened as a way for the "lobsters" to warn the colonies about destroying things they made themselves. 5 colonists were killed. the redcoats claim it was an accident but the colonists say it was...MURDER.
This was the first battle of the revolutionary war that was caused because the British were marching down to Lexington to get their supplies.
The battle of bunker hill happened on June 17th . The colonist lost but it was a confidence boost in a weird way. 115 colonist died.
The saratoga battle happened in two parts. The two parts happened on September 19th 1777 through October 18th 1777. The colonist won both battles. These battles happened during the time France and Spain were joining the war.