Road to Revolution

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In History
  • Stamp Act

    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
    Town-shed acts were acts passed by the British toward american colonists stating new taxes, and less freedom. Taxing them for paper, paint, glass, and tea. This is significant because, Its another example of taxes the British laid against the colonies.
  • Boston Massacre

    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

    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

    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
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    2nd Continental Congress
    During this act all the thirteen colonies elected a front man to support them at the Second Continental Congress. The reason for the act was for a government to be formed to organized and direct these colonies.
    SIGNIFICANCE: The reason this is important because they took an action after the battles of Lexington and Concord and created an army for their government.
  • Lexington And Concord

    Lexington And Concord
    The battles of Lexington and Concord were significant to the Revolution. This was a result to the Boston Tea Party between colonists and Britain. The reasons of these battles were once the Intolerable Acts were written toward colonists, they refused to obey the laws.