The French should have more power and this land!!!!
Sugar Act, 1764
No! you didn't have our consent for taxing us. This must be repealed!
You will be taxed for any sugar, molasses and rum.
We will protest of the Townshend acts!
Stop this chaos or we will fire!
This war from 1754-1763 is important to the call for independence because it started the rebellions caused from colonists to gain independence. Taxing began after this war from all of their weapon debts and led to independence.
Boston Tea Party
We will throw fresh barrels of tea into the harbor because of the tax on tea.
The sugar act is important because it was the first tax placed on the American Colonists by the British Parliament. This was the first act of taxation without representation and made colonists angry and led them to protest and grow away from the British.
Lexington (and Concord) April 1775
You shall not gain independence!
The Boston Massacre is important because it showed the need for colonists to have independence and propaganda was used as a form of harassment.
Second Continental Congress
King George the 3rd refused our Olive branch for peace ! They are planning war!
The Boston Tea Party is important because it is a big rebellious movement to show their thoughts and defiance on the tea act by dressing up as Indians and destroying British tea. This shows how much they want to fight for independence even if the British retaliate.
The battle of Lexington and Concord is important because it is the first time Colonists beat the British war.This revolutionary war brought them closer to independence to show that they are better and should be free of the British.
We will win this war!
The second continental congress is important and contributes to the call for independence because it brings them to plan the declaration for independence and have peace from the British.
We must nominate George Washington as Continental army commander and plan a declaration for our independence!