Road to Revolution

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In History
  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp act was an act passed by the British parliament stating the American Colonists have to pay taxes on every piece of paper they used.
    SIGNIFICANCE: The stamp act strained the relationship between the colonists and the British.
  • Townshed Acts

    Townshed acts were acts passed by the british toward american colonists stating new taxes, and less freedom.
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was a street fight between the patriots who were throwing around snowballs, clubs, sticks toward the British army who were collecting tax returns. Multiple civilians were killed during this event.
    SIGNIFICANCE: The Boston Massacre was significant toward the American Revolution because it united colonist against Britain. Which led to conflict for war.
  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party was a protest against Britain from the American Colonists dumping tea into the harbor. The reason for the protest was the taxation toward the colonists on tea.
    SIGNIFICANCE: The colonist got in punished by the British using the Intolerable Acts.
  • Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts were acts passed by the British parliament after the Boston Tea Party. These were used as a punishment against the colonists for acting upon a protest.
    SIGNIFICANCE: Made the situation worse and caused the colonies to unite the colonies and join the First Continental Congress