We worked hard for this land and now the king is saying we have to give it back!
Stamp Act 1765
Are you kidding me! I have to pay taxes for all my paper goods.
Boston Massacre 1770
You idiots killed our people!!
Colonists felt betrayed that the king drew a line along the Appalachian mountains because they felt that they deserved the land for helping fight off the french.
Boston Tea Party 1773
The king made colonist pay taxes for paper goods in order to pay off the French and Indian war.
Intolerable Acts 1774
This is Boston's punishment : -Town meetings are prohibited -The Boston legislature will no longer meet up -Boston's port to all business is closed -Boston will be put under military rule and citizens must house British soldiers
An argument with the soldiers that were stationed to keep peace in Boston resulted in 5 colonists deaths.
Lexington and Concord 1775
This means war!!! You'll pay for this!
Bring it on!!
Colonists were forced to buy tea only from England, as a result a group of protesters raided several British ships.
Woo! Dump all the crates!
The British government was furious over the protest and punished Boston severely.
Parliament rejected every request made by the first continental congress. On April 9, there was a stand-off between British soldiers and the colonial minutemen. After this blood bath the American Revolution begun. The colonists prepared to fight England, the most powerful nation in the world.