George Grenville was the british prime minister and he approved the writs of assistance. This document allowed officers to search any location for smuggled goods.
This stopped the colonist from moving west to avoid conflicts with the Indians. It also allowed Great Britain to trade with the colonist.
The parliament passed the sugar act that lowered the taxes on the colonist because they did not the colonist smuggling goods.
The parliament passed the stamp act that taxed items that were printed like newspapers.
The daughters of liberty encouraged americans to make their own goods instead of buying them from britain.
This act put more taxes on goods imported to the colonies
A fight broke out between a group of soldiers and bostonians.
The british heard that the colonist were storing guns in lexington and they wanted to destroy it. The british were not successful because the minutemen were already warned and not suprised.
Bunkers hill and Breeds hill are milita post.The british decided to take it over. The british took over bunker hill and lost 1,000 men.
When George Washington came to boston the militia were not trained. After being trained militia were well organized and defeated the british in boston.
Richard Henry Lee proposed that the united states colonies should be free and independent. The second Continental Congress voted on Lee's proposal for independence.