In the 1760's New World, tensions rise between two groups. The Redcoats; who carry out acts written by British Parliament, and the Colonists; who are outraged by these acts and proclaim patriotic acts such as "No taxation without representation!" These are their stories.
Stop right there folks! Parliament has decreed that no colonists are allowed to settle west of the Appalachians!
The Proclamation line of 1760
I don't care
But we helped you gain this land!
This is beyond unfair!
Stamp act of 1765
Here is your Sunday paper Bill!
That will be an extra $2 you nasty patriots!
The Boston Massacre of 1770
Colonists were forbidden from settling west of the Appalachian Mts. Land that THEY had helped Britain gain.
Boston Tea Party of 1773
Colonists were forced to buy and place expensive stamps on everyday documents.
Colonists harass British soldiers when things get ugly
Repeal these acts now!
Muskets! Watch out!
Colonists threw heavily overtaxed tea into Boston Harbor.