road to revolution

  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The stamp act was also repealed in 1766. And this was to insure that many printed materials be produced on stamp paper
  • Sugar act

    Sugar act
    The sugar act was repealed in 1776. The british began to Writs of assistance
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    These were laws that were being passed by the parilament of great britain relating to the british colonies in north america. The townshend acts were actually named after Charles Townshend.
  • Boston massacure

    Boston massacure
    It was Boston riot that was started by the british and killed five civillien men, that's how it all started. In baseball the nickname for boston massacure is now yankees - redsox rivarly
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Act was set up so it would raise taxes on the tea that was shipped to the colonies. This was also desgined to hit up the east india company which was floundering finacially and burdened with 18 million pounds of unsold tea.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    This was a direct action by the Boston colonists. After officals in Boston refused to return the three ships of taxed tea to britian a group of colonists boarded all three ships and and destroyed all the tea by throwing it in the boston harbor.
  • Decleration of Independence

    Decleration of Independence
    This is a document that annouced the thirteen colonies regarded themsleves as independent states and no longer by the British Empire. John Hancock was the first person to ever sign the Decleration of independence and George Washington was the first ever president to sign the prestiges document.