Article of confederation
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I want to trade with other countries... it's more usefull!
I know, they are monsters.
From now you have to pay taxes for goods such as paper, glass and tea.
I'm very upset... they can't do all they want !!!
First the colonists were very angry because they could trade only with Great Britain and they took advantage of them.
From now the port will be closed and the soldiers will have to go to England for trials.
In 1767 the British decided to put a lot of more taxes.
In 1770 the colonists in Boston attacked some soldiers. This event unleashed the wrath of British who imposed more and more taxes.
Now that we have this governement, all our problems will be resolved.
After the Tea Party the English punished the colonies with the Intorelable Act.
During the second continental congress the colonists drafted the declaration of indipendence written by Thomas Jefferson.
In 1781 the Continental Congress approved the articles of confederation. This was the first government of the United States and it lasted until 1787.
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