events leading up to the declaration of independence

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  • Jan 12, 1176

    thomas paine's common sense

    One of the most important elements of this debate was furnished by Thomas Paine it was book (pamphet) that he made
  • the sugar act

    they had wanted people to pay for a tax of sixpence per gallon on non-british sugar.
    the new englanders avoided payin the taxes by smuggling things
  • the french and indian war

    The French and British both wanted the Ohio valley.
    they fought for 8 years and the indians won
  • the stamp act

    the indian and french fight was expensive for the Britian George Grenville, the Whig Prime Minister,had the idea that people should have to pay tax to pay some of these expenses.
  • the townshend acts

    CharlesTownshend persuaded Parliament to pass the Townshend Acts the townshend redefined roles for people ...and the Townshend act was mainly about taxes ..and it was named after a guy named ..that had thought of the idea of the whole thing
  • the boston tea party

    the Parliament passed the Tea Act, the new regulations allowed the company to sell tea to the colonists at a low prices, lower than the price of smuggled tea, even including the required duty. ...
  • the intolerable acts

    Acts, Bills, and Laws where all part of the intolerable act
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    "Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war let it begin here." Captain John Paarker, to his Minute Men on Lexington Green, April 19, 1775. . The tension was heightened by economic dislocation
  • the second continental congress

    they wore starting toaccept the possibility of independence
    The Second Continental Congress was by John Hancock, who replaced the ailing Peyton Randolph, and included some of the same delegates as the first,
  • the declaration of independence

    was wrote during the second continental congress John handcock was the first to sighn it and he wrote his name the biggest .
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