A tax on lead, glass, paper, paint, and tea.
A protest of everything that has happened to them.
Parliament decided to repeal the Townshend Act when the Boston Massacre happened.
The British repealed the Townshend act, but they left a tax on tea. They can only buy tea from one tea company, The British East India Company.
Colonist won't pay the tax on the tea & tell them to leave. The Sons of Liberty members dress up as Indians & dumped all of the tea into the Boston Harbor.
A series of different laws that effected mainly Massachusetts.
First time all colonies (except for Georgia) came together to rebel against the British. They boycotted all British trade.
The FIRST government in the U.S.
The militia stood up to the British. The colonies lose because they run out of ammo.
A letter to King George from all of the people at the 2nd Continental Congress. It says if you back off all of the policies and taxes, we will quit fighting you.
Written by Thomas Payne and it says to declare independence from the English. This influenced the Continental Congress to write the Declaration of Independence.
This was when the Declaration of Independence was written.
This was when the Declaration was passed.