road to the constitution

Timeline created by 13kleclair
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    In 1765 britan started to place british soldigers in the colonies to protect them from terorisum. When britan placed the soldigers in the colonies they didn't arange a place for them to stay. Along with having no place to stay they also had no food or water to survive of of. Based on this britan passed a Quartering law so the people of the colonies had no choice but to house any soldiger that came to thair door.
  • Declaroatory Act

    Declaroatory Act
    Britan wanted to have power over the colonies. To do this Britan passed a law to pass laws in the colonies no matter what. The colonies didn't want Britan to have power over them because that was the reason they moved to america.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston massacre happened when a group of protesters approached a group of british soldigers. When one of the soldigers got struck with something they opened fire on the protesters. Five protesters were killed. The colonies were in an up roar when they heard that british soldigers killed predestrians. This made the colonists not want to house the Britans.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea Act was when britan taxed tea and made it illeagel for the colonists to buy cheaper tea. Britan was afraid if the colonists bought cheaper tea and make more money off it and become more powerful. The colonists didn't want to pay for over taxed tea so they wanted to buy cheaper tea.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    When Britan over taxed tea and made it illeagle for the colonists to buy tea from anywhere else but Britan a few colonists decided to protest. The protesters decided to prevent the tea ships from Britan from unloading its cargo. By doing this the colonists showed the british government they didn't want to buy no more over priced tea.