Taxed on every single piece of printed paper, Newspapers, Legal Documents and even playing cards
The Stamp Act
The French & Indian war took place to decide whether Britain or France would gain control over America, specfically North America. Other European countries were involved in financially supporting both sides, however, Britain won over control but consequently was left in massive debt due to the war which also affected their relationship with the 13 colonies, better known as the Americans.
The Boston Tea Party
I'm going to push all your tea!
The Albany Plan of Union was a plan proposed by the Colonists (British-American Colonists), to unite the colonies and to have a centralized government due to the fact that the British had the upper hand governing. Unfortunately, it was rejected by the British as it was deemed Uneccessary.
The Second Continential Congress Meeting
Let's be free from the Brits!
The Stamp Act was a high tax act imposed on the British-American colonists to use as a fundraiser for defense troops in the American Frontier. This angered the colonists because tax was collected to regulate commerce, not to fundraise. Additionally, the British (non-colonists) were not taxed as serverly as the colonists.
The Declaration of Independence
July 4, 1776
The Boston Tea Party was a protest led by a group of angered colonists disguised as indians. They dumped hundreds chests of tea into the ocean. This was a protest against the Stamp Act & the British mistreatment towards colonists.
December 16, 1773
Oh no! Not me tea!
After years of mistreatment from the British, American propsed to declare independence. Richard H Lee propsed to declare the 13 colonies free & independent from the British.
April 9-May 10, 1775
On June 11, a commitee of 5 (Congress that participated in the 2nd continteial congress meeting) was appointed to write the declaration of Independence. On july 4 1776, The Declration was proclaimed and was an official act that stated the 13 colonies' indepednece.