American Revolution Project

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    Sugar Act, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party

  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The brittish effort to impose taxes on colonists . It put a duty or import on taxes on several products. Colonial merchants who sometimes traded in smuggled goods, protested.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    An angry crwod of workers an sailors surrounded a small group of soldiers. They protested on taxes an soldiers fired at the public. Many soldiers were defended from trial for the murders.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    A group of colonists called the son's of Liberty to stop the East India Trading Co. from being unloaded. The people did not like being taxed on tea. so on the night of Dec. 16 1773 men disguised as Native Americans boarded the Ships an destroyed 90,000 pounds of tea.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The battle started when the colonists learned about the Brittish plan to occupy Dorchester Heights. The colonists were shaken, an thought this as the last straw an they had to protect their land and freedom