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  • Stamp Act

    Great Britian put a Stamp Act on the Colonies after the French and Indian war. The Stamp Act required the colonists to put expensive stamps to all newspapers and legeal documents. They also realesed the Quatering Act wich required colonist to provise places to sleep and suplies.
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    Long Road to Independence

    This is all the events leading to independce
  • Stamp Act Congress

    Nine of the Thirteen Colonies sent represenatives to New York City for the Stamp Act Congress. The represenatiives prepared a decleration against new british laws The sent this decleration tp King George the Third. This marked the only time colonists joined together tp ofend Britian.
  • Common Sense

    This was a document by
  • Declatory Act

    This document stated that pariilment had the right to tax and make decission for the American Colonies. They repealed the Stamp Act the same day the Decletory Act was released.
  • Townshend Act

    The Townshend Acts legelazide that officere couldn't search for evidence of smuggling.No one could enter a location to look for signs of smugling. The colonist were angred b these laws and troubled British officers.
  • Boston Massacre

    The worst violence yet was the Boston Massacre. British Soliders fired into a crowd and killed five people. The Boston Massacre was one of the worst incidents yet.
  • Tea Act

    The Tea Act gave British East India Company the right to ship tea to the colonies without paying most of the taxes they normally payed for tea. This made the East India Company tea cheaper than any other tea. This gave the
  • Boston Tea Party

    This was when
  • First Continental Congress

    This is when
  • First Shots at Lexington and Concord

    The first shots of the Revoulutionary War.
  • Second Contiental Congress

  • Decleration of Independce

    The Decleraton of Independce is a document about the Colonies wanting there independce. The document was written by Thomas Jefferson. This document was sent to King George and this was one of the starts of the Revolutionary War