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    Pre-revolutinonary war

  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The english charged the colonits six pence for every gallon of molasses. The tax was a tax inside the colonies, and it was formed to help pay for the french indian war, since england was in debt.
  • Commities of correspondence

    Commities of correspondence
    it eventually formed a type of shadow goverment and formed and shared plans against the British, the patriot leaders of the 13 colonies were in it. The first meeting was held in Boston.
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    A tax put on the colonists by the British, it charged stamps ;therefore, charging mail etc. it was in al the colonies, this tax existed because of the French Indian war and that Britan was in debt.
  • Sons of Liberty (first act)

    Sons of Liberty (first act)
    The S.O.L were made up of ordinary men who wanted to scare British tax collected and army men, Formed in Boston in the early summer of 1765 because several shop and inn keepers were agitated against the stamp act and were tired of paying taxes for someone thousands of miles away.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    The townshend act was a series of acts passed by the british Government for the colonists. The tax was a colonial tax and was fromed to raise revenue to pay for goveners and judges, so they could rule the colonies individually.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The boston massacre was when a angry mob of colonists who threatened the English soilders and threw things at them, the soilders fire into the crowd without orders and killed five civilian men and injured six others, this happened in boston.
  • Tea act

    Tea act
    the tea act was an tax on tea and was to reduce the massive surplus of tea that the B.E.I.C had stored in their warehouses. they forced the colonists to buy the british tea even though it was more epenisive than other countries tea. it was a tax that effected all of the colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    This was an act of the S.O.L against the British and the B.E.I.C when the officails refused to return 3 ships of taxed tea back to england they S.O.L dressed up as indians and boarded the tea and dumped it over the side. The colonists beleived that tea act was a violation of their human rights to "no taxation without representation.
  • Intolerable acts

    Intolerable acts
    The intolerable acts was a series of acts passed by the British Parliment in response to the Boston Tea Party. The acts stripped Massachuetts of their self-government historic rights. ths triggered and outrage in the neighborning 12 colonies. This was an attempt to control the colonists which failed horrifically.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    It was convention of delegates from each colony (Georgia was not present). They met briefly to take about political and local problems. They were on the colonists side so were often responsible for boycotts. they also had the intorlerable acts removed. they met in the Carpenters Hall.