In this picture it shows how the Colonist were demanded by the soldiers to give them a place to stay. They were also required to provide them with beer, candles, fuel, and if they ever needed to go somewhere they had to take them there.
The Stamp Act
In this picture it shows them before they went into war. The colonist were harassing the troops by throwing snowballs, it soon got out of hand. The British troops opened fire , then 5 colonists died. Boston called a town meeting to make the British leave.
The Boston Tea Act
Hurry, throw the tea in the ocean!
Charles Townshend was the new prime minister. He decided to make a small indirect tax on glass, paper, and tea. It would basically drive prices up on a lot of items. He thought the colonists would not even notice but they did and they were very upset.
Lexington and Concord
This is war !
In this picture it shows the people arguing. The colonists had to purchase a stamp and place it on any printed material. They also had to pay lots of taxes. But they had no say in it what so ever.
Im not lowering the taxes , you have no say !
The government decided to do the tea act. It lowered the price of tea , but the colonist still didn't like it . They raided the ship , threw all the tea off the boat. It was 92,00 pounds of tea.
The troops heard the colonists were hiding guns , and gun powder. They wanted the weapons so they decided to have a war. They dont know who fired first but hundreds died.