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  • Growing Tensions Between the Colonies and Britain!
  • By: Reese Harm
  • The Quartering Act
  •   The Stamp Act
  • The French and Indian war caused Britain a lot of money. The colonists became angry because they had no representatives in Britain, they said that " taxation without representation was unfair   
  • The Boston Massacre
  • The Quartering Act was when the colonist had to share everything with the British soldiers. The colonist became very angry about the Quartering Act , many colonist treated the soldiers badly. 
  • The Boston Tea Party 
  • The Stamp Act said that the colonist would have to pay for things you use in your everyday life. The colonist would have to pay on printed paper. Groups from different colonies came to protest the Stamp Act. 
  • The Intolerable Acts 
  • How can they just pass these new laws we weren't even being violent!
  • The Boston Massacre was when colonist started throwing rocks, ice and snow at a solider standing in front of a building. Other soldiers came with guns someone heard fier and they shot the gun. 5 people remained dead or dying and six more badly heart! The colonist called this tragic event the Boston Massacre!
  • The colonist were mad that the British only let them buy one brand of tea. The colonist dumped about 90,000 pounds of loose tea into the water. The colonist weren't trying to be violent, they were just trying to prove a point.
  • Parliament punished the colonist by passing several new laws. One law was The Boston Port Act  that closed the Boston harbor. People throughout the colonies helped by sending things.  
  • I know!
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