Road to Revolution
Updated: 12/1/2020
Road to Revolution

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  • Proclamation of 1763
  • This is our land!!
  • Stay on your side!!
  • Sugar and Stamp Act
  • Parliament passed taxes!!
  • Why do I have to pay taxes?!
  • No Sugar Act!
  • No Stamp Act!
  • Stop the taxes!
  • Parliament can't do this to us!
  • No Taxation Without Representation
  • More taxes.
  • More taxes implied on goods.
  • No Taxation Without Representation
  • We deserve a say in this!
  • You can't tax us again!
  • The Proclamation of 1763 made an imaginary line across the Appalachian Mountains, which said that colonists weren't allowed to settle on the other side. The main reason of this was for the fighting between the Natives and colonists to stop.
  • Townshend Act/Reaction
  • What! How could they!
  • The Sugar and Stamp Act was where the British thought the colonists needed to pay higher taxes, so they raised the taxes on sugar, and anything with a stamp on it including legal documents, newspapers, playing cards, and dice. This made the colonists upset, so they then started protesting it.
  • Boston Massacre
  • No Taxation without Representation was when the colonists were upset with Parliament that they didn't have a say in rather taxes were passes or not.
  • Boston Tea Party
  • Keep dumping it!
  • The Townshend Act/Reaction was where Parliament put taxes on British goods including glass, paper, paint, lead, and tea. This upset colonists again, which lead into boycotts.
  • Taxes now on tea and other British goods.
  • Not more taxes!
  • Time to boycott on the British goods! How could they of done this!
  • The Boston Massacre was when two regiments of British soldiers were sent to go and protect officials in Boston, which upset the colonists. Then, a there was a large crowd the gathered in Boston, angry at the British, which then they started throwing and screaming at them. The British soldiers then panicked and fired into the crowds where it killed five people including Crispus Attucks, the first person killed.
  • Crispus Attucks down!
  • Fire!!!
  • The Boston Tea Party was where a big group of colonists dressed up as the Mohawk Native Americans where they went into the Harbor and boarded ships. They then dumped 342 chests of tea into the harbor. this did upset some colonists, where others it didn't.
  • Dump the tea!