British Taxation

British Taxation

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Storyboard Description

A small story depicting how the British taxed the Americans, but leaders such as John Hancock led rebellions to boycott British goods and fight the new laws.

Storyboard Text

  • King George; Britain 
  • Not to worry, we can tax the Americans!
  • King George! We have too many war debts from the French and Indian War!
  • John Hancock; America 
  • The British can't tax us to raise money for England! We are already housing their soldiers in our own homes! 
  • Precisely Hancock! We will not pay these new taxes! 
  • King George; Britain 
  • I am King George! They can't deny me! Tax them more! 
  • My King! The Americans are refusing to pay the taxes! 
  • John Hancock, Samuel Adams; America 
  • Why look at the crowd outside!  They are cheering us on!
  • Excellent work Samuel! We must boycott British goods like this imported tea if we are to show Britain our strengh!
  • King George; Britain 
  • My King! The Americans have destroyed 542 crates of our tea! And they have started to boycott our goods! 
  • Aaagghhh! We are losing money! 
  • Together we rise! United we fight! 
  • Resist the corruption! 
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