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Starting a revolution

  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    Parliments first attempt to somehow control the colonies, making what was in the colonist's eyes a rediculous stamp tax.
  • The declatory act

    An act saying that Great Britan had full and absolute power over the american colonies.
  • The Bostonian Non-Importation Agreement

    A agreement stating that Boston, from January of 1769 to January 1770, Imports to and from great britan would be almost non-existant.
  • Boston Massacare

    Boston Massacare
    A Riot in boston throws anything they can at british troops, with orders not to fire. a redcoat then hit a colonist, and the troops then shot at the colonists, killing three and wounding 8 others.
  • The Tea Act

    In fact, this act did not involve raising taxes on tea. It only stated that the tea of the east india company would be shipped directly to the colonies and sold at bargain prices. the founding fathers thought that it was a good way to rally the colonists.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The tea act was in fact an indirect attempt to get the colonies to settle on arguments about taxes, which boston easily saw through. the enraged colonists than dressed as indians and raided a british cargo ship, dumping thousands of dollars worth of tea into the harbor.
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    The intolerable acts

    a series of actions that forced the revolutionary war on both sides.
  • The shot heard round' the world

    The shot heard round' the world
    First shots of the revolutionary war.