on March 5th, 1770 a group of colonist were throwing rocks, snowball and calling 8 british redcoats names. one of the british shot at the colonist and so they all shot at colonist and killed 5 and injured others. TREASON
Boston tea party
americans were forced to let british soldiers live in there house
delegates taxed colonists for tea so they could pay for the war. so taxation without representation
on the night of december 16th, 1773 colonist threw a million dollars of tea into the ocean to boycott the british.
the americans did want to be under british rule so started the war