• French and Indian War

    It was the French and the Indians versus the British.
    The King did not want to pay for the war, so he decided to tax the colonists instead, which didn't go over well with the colonists.
  • Pre Colonial Life

    After the French and Indian war, the colonists were taxed on several different goods for various reasons, but mostly to pay for damages from the war.
  • Sugar Act

    The first tax the king proposed on the colonists after the war.
  • Stamp Act

    All legal documents needed an official stamp to prevent any trash talking of the king.
  • The Townshend Act

    After the Sugar Act and the Stamp Act failed to work, the king came up with the Townshend Act that allowed the him to tax all paper products.
  • The Boston Massacre

    Boston massacre was provoked by people throwing snowballs , it resulted in 5 colonist dying.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Tea Act and the Quartering Act were the two acts that are now known as "The Intolerable Acts."
    The Tea Act was a tax on tea, which eventually led to the Boston Tea Party.
    The Quartering Act was made so that colonists could house British soldiers, and the colonists had no choice but to abide by these new "laws."
  • 1st Contiental Congress

    It was a convention of delegates from twelve of the thirteen North American colonies that met to form including an economic boycott of British trade and publishing a list of rights and grievances.
  • The Battles of Lexington and Concord

    it was the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
  • The American Revolutionary War

    it began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and it ended in a global war between several European great powers.
  • Second Continental Congress

    was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies, it took place in Philadelphia.