causes of the american revolution

causes of the american revolution

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  • the stamp act
  • DUDE! like, the british like, totally taxed us on all paper goods and all that funky stuff,  dawg! 
  • "And like" Buzz off, doofus! I'm kinda busy sadly sulking in the corner here!
  • the sugar act
  • a cup full of sugar helps th-
  • that sugar will be $10.00 , Ms. Poppins!
  • the quartering act
  • we will be staying here tonight!
  • WHY?!
  • what was the stamp act?: a tax on stamped goods or any paper item. the taxes were also on playing cards, licenses, and legal documentse what did stamp act congress do?: a meeting held between October 7 and 25, 1765, where it passed the stamp act. 
  • boston masacre
  • What was the Sugar Act?: this act put taxes on molasses and sugar. this was passed by the parliament on april, 1764 Why were colonists unhappy?: This means the colonists would have to pay more for essential items. any sort of tax would make anyone mad...
  • Boston Tea party
  • in 1765, the parliament passed the quartering act.  the quartering act allowed British soldiers to stay at one's house in the colonies. Also the local inns had to accommodate the soldiers, and refusal was against the law. this made the colonists angry because they'd have to serve a random stranger against their will.
  • Important people
  • High Five!
  • on march 5th, 1770, a group of colonists started to make fun and attacked British soldiers. in response,  the soldiers started to shoot the angry colonists.  5  people were killed. in the same year, the British soldiers were put to court, where John Adams defended the soldiers acted in self-defence
  • December 16, 1773, The colonists grouped up in response to the high taxes on tea. the Colonists rebelled by dressing up as native Americans and dropping gallons of tea off the harbor. Samuel Adams led the rebellion, and the result of the Boston tea party, the king released the 4 laws called, The intolerable acts.
  • Patrick Henry: Benjamin Franklin: Thomas Paine:
  • *OINK OINK* (I Represent the king pig of the pig committee of pig-kingdom)
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