Social Studies
Updated: 10/11/2018
Social Studies
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Townshend Act Writs of Assistance British Troops arrive and Townshend Duties repealed (except on tea) Boston Massacre Tea Act Boston Tea Party

Storyboard Text

  • The sugar act was the first straw. The colonist got taxed for sugar, wine, indigo, Coffee and textiles.
  • King George III passed the stamp act which taxed everything that was printed on paper. The colonist got mad because they used paper every day. 
  • Imported Goods
  • Imported Goods
  • The Townshend acts taxed everything imported from the British Parliament. Later on, the taxes were removed from everything except for tea.
  • The Boston Massacre was when the redcoats killed five colonist one included a child.
  • Tea
  • Tea
  • A group of colonist dressed as native Americans and threw tea boxes that arrived at the Boston harbor into the sea.
  • The intolerable acts were acts that were used to punish the colonist for the Boston Tea Party.
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