The French and Indian War took place in 1754-1763 and was about native land.
Leave our land alone!!
The Sugar Act in 1764 was an act in which parliament taxed sugar that was imported into the colonies. Boston businesses start boycotting British luxury goods.
Why is no one buying my sugar?
The Stamp Act in 1765 was the first direct tax on the American colonies, it taxes legal papers, magazines, newspapers, and other documents. The revenue does not go to colonial legislatures but to Britain.
You must have all papers with special stamped with a tax included
Boston Massacre in 1770 When a large crowd assembles around a group of British soldiers and threw snowballs, the soldiers open fire, killing 3 and leaving 8 wounded colonists.
Boston Tea Party in 1773 Outraged by the Tea Act, a group of colonists dressed as native Americans, board British ships in Boston, and dump hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor.