I was interested in a flintlock smoothbore typical of the French and Indian War period. Commissioned a lieutenant colonel in 1754, he fought the first skirmishes of what grew into the French and Indian War.
The British further angered American colonists with the Quartering Act, which required the colonies to provide barracks and supplies to British troops. Stamp Act. Parliament's first direct tax on the American colonies, this act, like those passed in 1764, was enacted to raise money for Britain.
Boston Massacre was a fight of colonial citizens against Britain in Boston in 1770. An example of the Boston Massacre is the fight in which the British fired into a crowd and killed five people.