Road-to-the-Revolution

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					                    Road to the Revolution
Causes of the Revolution
French and Indian War- colonists were taxed to help pay
for the French and Indian War
Stamp Act- colonists had to purchase stamps for all
paper documents such as birth certificates, playing cards
and legal papers -
"No Taxation without representation" - Colonists said, you
can't tax the colonies because we have no representatives
in parliment
Boston Tea Party - The Sons of Liberty dressed up as
Native Americans and dumped tea into the Boston Harbor
Boston Massacre - 5 Redcoats shot into a crowd and
killed 5 colonists. One of the colonists was Crispus
Attucks. This caused a lot of colonists to want to declare
independence.
Sons of Liberty - A group of men that protested British
Taxes and ruling in the colonies - they threatened stamp
agents, the were responsible for the Boston Tea Party

				
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