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  • Non-Importion Agreements

    Non-Importion Agreements
    This agreement was signed by farmers, artisans, and merchants pledging not to import or use goods imported from England. All of these men and women lost a lot of money, along with bussiness. They had lost money because they had to pay taxes to import goods through England. Because of this act, manypeople smuggled things which resulted in harsh consequences and a new rules were created.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    In October 1765, delgates from the nine colonies met in New York and dissicussed the Stamp Act. They all agreed the stamp act was a vilatiion of thier rights and liberties. During this time, merchants trade suffered miserably. But after awhile of boycotting, the parliment finally repealed the stamp act in 1766. The parliment was upset that the colonies had challenged their authority and with that they issued the Declatory Act giving the colonists even less independence.
  • Sons of Liberty

    Sons of Liberty
    Sons of Liberty, a secret society, was organized by Samuel Adams in Bouston of 1765. The group was made for people who boyccotted againt the different acts. This group used violence to frighten tax collectors and make them repeal. This started with the stamp act and envolved all the acts. They refused to buy anything, along with destroying papers, dumping tea, and refusing to listen to the rules.
  • Daughters of Liberty

    Daughters of Liberty
    American women in the colonies took anisitive and organized groups to boycott british goods. They started a protest agianst the Townshed acts. Througout the colonis women organized groups to support the boycott of British goods. They called themselves the Daughters of Lberty.
  • Boston Massacre engraving

    Boston Massacre engraving
    The British men fired into a crowd of colonists, killing five men. The colonists had protested and brought the soilders to trial. This trial calmed manys down, but many were still angry at the British. The colonists gave this the title of the Boston Massacre.
  • Commitees of Correspondence

    Commitees of Correspondence
    In 1772, an organization for early protester was started. Samuel Adams had created this organization agaisnt the British rule in Boston.The commitee wrote about the colonists grievances against the Brits. This act led to other commitees in other colonies following the same hate for the British.
  • Commitees of Correspondence

    Commitees of Correspondence
    Colonial leaders were called for resistance to British rule. Samual Adams created an organization used in earlier protests. It allowed meetings to take place where intercolonial representatives shared ideas about the future of colonial American.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    British East Indians tea was going bankrupy so parliment made colonies drink quality tea. So Americans snuck onto EIT and dumped 342 chests ot tea into the Boston Harbor. They dumped $1 million worth of tea.
  • Continental Congress

    Continental Congress
    In 1774, 56 men came to Philadelphia. They sent delegates from every colony except for Georgia. The men established a political body to represent American Interest. This new organization was called the continental congress.
  • Paul Revere alerts Lexington colonists British soilders are marching their way

    Paul Revere alerts Lexington colonists British soilders are marching their way
    People are ready to fight for their American Independence. 8 men had died in the war. Now moving on to Concord to start war. After the war in Concord was over 73 people were found dead. The battle for American Independence from Great Britian had begun.
  • Common Sense Pamphlet

    Common Sense Pamphlet
    The common sense pamphlet moved many American colonists toward independence. This book was written by Thomas Paine. It went from New York selling all the way to New Jerey. It had influenced colonists to pursure in the Revolutionary War. The Common Sense pamphlet was important because it had a powerful message for those who wanted freedom.