King George III sent over several thousand soldiers to the colonies to enforce the proclamation. Colonist were required to hose and feed the soldiers, however they felt they were there to control, rather than to protect.
Boston Tea Party 1773
A tax revenue was placed and it made the colonist very upset. Paper goods had to have a stamp to signify that they were taxed. The colonist felt they had no voice in this decision. As a result, they boycotted British goods, protested and rioted
First Continental Congress 1774
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British soldiers were stationed in front of a Customs House in Boston. There was a quarrel between the soldiers and the citizens leading to shots being fired resulting in 5 deaths of the citizens.
Lexington and Concord 1775
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No you wont we have more soldiers
An act was placed in which colonist were forced to only buy tea from England. Colonist felt their rights to bulydrink were threatened so in protest they raided several British ships, dumping millions of dollars of tea over
Representatives from 12/13 colonies met in Philadelphia to discuss and present their complaints to Parliament and the King. It brought the colonist together to work as an undefined group.
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lutionment rejected every request made by the by the first continental congress. British groups left to lexington and concord in hopes of finding what they needed. Instead were faced with minutemen standing to defend their town. Shots were fired leading to the American Revolution.