The sugar act has passed. If you have sugar, molasses, rum, whisky or other types of sugar, you will be taxed.
The stamp act will now be in use. Any type of paper you use will be taxed. Some examples are stamps, playing cards, and birth certifiates.
I'm so mad!
This event is significant because this is the first event along the road to the Declaration of independance. Here, the British and French fought for land between 1754-1763. The British won and gained power.
TEA IS NOW TAXED. EVERY TIME YOU DRINK TEA YOU WILL BE TAXED. HAVE A GOOD DAY.
THIS IS THE LAST STRAW. NO PUN INTENDED.
This event is significant because the British decided to tax more people by taxing any sugar, molasses, beer, or rum. The Colonists were outraged. that every time they had sugar, they would be taxed.
The Boston Tea Party
Have some tea, ocean!!
WE WON! THE BRITISH ARE DEFEATED! YIPEE!
This event is significant because the British decided to tax any paper, like stamps, newspapers, and even playing cards. Again, the Colonists were outraged that every time they played cards, or read a newspaper, they would be taxed.
Lexington (and Concord)
This event is significant because the British taxed tea, the Colonists were so mad that every time they drank tea, they would be taxed. They decided to fight for freedom so they put up a fight to stop it. (Next box)
This event is significant because this is the event that show that the Colonists were fed up with all the taxes. The Colonists (while dressing like Indians), dumped perfectly good tea into the Boston Harbor to show the British they were done with taxes.
This event is significant leading to the Declaration of Independence because The Colonists defeated the redcoats and seized victory. They were so happy that all the taxed acts were now not in use. This is the beginning of the American Revolution War.