Timeline by Ryan Rouff and Charlie Regester.
The Sugar Act caused prices on molasses and other sugar items
The Stamp Act placed new taxes on legal documents such as wills, diplomas, and marriage papers.
The Townshend Acts said that colonists had to buy paper, glass, led, and tea from English officials.
A large crowd gathered around a soldier and were harrasing him. Then, a few other soldiers came to his aid and shots were fired. Five colonists were killed.
Parliament tried to bail out the East India Company. It ended up with the colonists refusing to buy tea. This hurt the colonial tea merchants.
The Continental Congress was a convention of delegates called together from the Thirteen Colonies that became the governing body of the United States during the American Revolution
The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga occurred during the American Revolutionary War on May 10, 1775, when a small force of Green Mountain Boys led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold overcame a small British garrison at the fort and looted the personal belongings of the garrison. http://cdn2-b.examiner.com/sites/default/files/styles/image_content_width/hash/b4/71/b471991cba0b71090d2742c284dd5d7c.jpg
The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775, mostly on and around Breed's Hill, during the Siege of Boston early in the American Revolutionary War. http://www.britishbattles.com/images/bunker-hill/breed-hill-attack.jpg
It was a document that gave people their freedom in the colonies, and then they became their own country. Not part of the British colonies any more.