The English Parliament continued to tax the Americans on goods like sugar, stamps and finally, tea.
Now they've taxed our tea?!?!
The Boston people are mad
This angered the colonist and they formed a group called "The Sons of Liberty" to oppose the taxation without representation.
How they were going to brotest
We must fight against this insanity!!
Boston tea party
To send England a message, they decided to dress as mohawk indians and throw all the tea from the ships overboard.
When England heard tell of the rebellion they were furious. They need to take action and put the colonist in their place.
England people are upset
England shut down the harbors, sent more soldiers and set curfew to show the colonist who was boss.
Thomas Edison was persecuted for supposedly influencing the colonist to oppose the government. Despite what the law thought, that would not be the last they heard from Thomas Edison and the American colonist.