The Treaty of Paris, that ended the Seven Years' war between Britain and France. France had to give up all of its territories in North America
An act of Parliament which imposed a direct tax on the British Colonies. This made many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London.
Series of laws that were passed by the British government on the American Colonies. That placed new taxes and took away freedoms from the colonists. Taxes on, paper, paint, lead, glass, and tea
A boycott that restricted importation of goods to the city of Boston
An incident where the British Royal Navy ship chased a merchant ship that they believed were smuggling goods.
Colonists did not want to pay taxes on tea so they dumped it into the ocean. Lead to the British passing the Intolerable acts, which was very harsh on the Boston people.
A meeting of delegates from 12 of the 13 British colonies. Organized colonial resistance to Parliaments Coercive Acts.
Spread the word that British troops were coming and gave the militia plenty of time to get prepared and gather forces, which gave the colonists a victory in the first battle of the Revolutionary War.
Colonist win the battle, making the British retreat back to Boston. this proved that the colonies army was not just a group of unorganized people.
One of the most important documents in history, An official act taken by all 13 colonies declaring independence from the British