Causes of the revoution

Causes of the revoution

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  • The British Parliament had to tax the American Colonies because they needed to pay for the troops
  • The French and Indian War lasted from 1754 to 1763
  • We'll take your money now...
  • No Taxation Without Representation!
  • Colonists were self-governed but were not content with new taxes. Their motto was" No Taxation Without Representation
  • NO taxation without representation!
  • 1765-During a protest in Boston, colonists were shot and killed. This was called The Boston Massacre
  • 1773- British raised the taxes so many patrons dumped tea in the water. The Boston Tea Party 
  • The British issued the "The Intolerable Acts" as a form of punishment for the Boston Tea Party
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  • The Boston Port Act shut down the Boston Harbor for trade
  • Colonies united against the British, supplies were sent to Boston, and many joined The Sons Of Liberty
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