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  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act Is where the British government/king and queen taxed the colonists on paper products.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    British sentries guarding the Boston Customs House shot into a crowd of civilians, killing three men and injuring eight, two of them mortally.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    Granted the British East India Company Tea a monopoly on tea sales in the American colonies.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The Sons of Liberty organized an attack on the tea supplement so basically they dumped the tea into the ocean.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    The Royal Navy to blockade Boston Harbor because “the commerce of his Majesty's subjects cannot be safely carried on there."
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The famous 'shot heard 'round the world', marked the start of the American War of Independence.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    It made a clear case for independence and directly attacked the political, economic, and ideological obstacles to achieving it.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    Where the 13 colonies basically said see ya or the separation of 13 North American British colonies from Great Britain.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    It declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."