By: Hannah Heger
King George III
King George III was influenced by his dad which was the previous king (King George II). He ended up taking the throne after the "Seven Years' War" ended that's what started the debt that the British had to pay. In 1763 he also had to raise taxes because of the Turmoil War. He died in 1820 by a mental illness that has been in his family for a while, during he had to take a break from the public because of this.
Things that influenced who he is now, was both him and his dad being in the general government area. Adams felt very strongly as to the right and wrong ways of doing things. I think that he felt so strongly about certain things because he was a lawyer. He did not approve the Stamp Act because he felt there were different ways to do things. He died in 1826 by a heart problem.
Some people that were involved in this event were the Sons of Liberty, they were involved because they were the ones who led this and the ones who started all the protests and boycotting. John Adams was apart of it because he disagreed with it and didn't agree with some decisions that were made. Some consequences that happened were there were mobbing and a lot of protests. All of this led up to the beginning of the Revolutionary War.
There were various boycotts. The Stamp Act was one of the most important things to Boycotts because of the tax raises. Most of the Acts eventually ended up to boycotts. Boycotting is another way of refusing to do something or not cooperate into doing what you need to. As consequences some of the taxes were not paid because they stopped buying the British goods. In the end boycotting was eventually refined.
It resulted in several deaths of the colonists and the deaths of the colonists led to a campaign by speech writers. The event of the Boston Massacre is the cause of the Revolutionary War. This was known as a smaller "war" that turned into a bigger war (Revolutionary) all because of the conflict between the two (Adams and Quincey II) because they defended the British.
Boston Tea Party
After the Boston Tea Party happened many people left Boston. This also happened after the Boston Massacre. For almost 7 years after the government still didn't catch the people that took part in this but eventually they were all caught. One of the most important person that was in the tea party were Paul Revere because he joined them in protesting about tax raises. After this was done later on there was a second Boston Tea Party, than it led up to more things that lead up to the war.
First Continental Congress
The delegates took two major actions, one they sent a letter to King George III saying he should stop intolerable acts otherwise they would boycott. They also said that if the British did not meet their needs that they would have to meet up with them in person. Members of the First Continental Congress were, John Adams, Patrick Henry, and George Washington. When it came to the British the government requested for them to do something are way, and if they didn't they would try to meet in person to sort it out.
The Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea party were the two events that eventually led the first Continental Congress to demand that all citizens regardless of where from have equal rights. They planned to meet and organize Americans against Britain, this helped start an organized move towards war. At that time it was King George who was leading Britain. The Revolutionary War was full of battles and boycotts against British rule and this rallied Americans such as John Adams to form a committee to write the Declaration of Independence and eventually the war ended
For more than ten years before the war even began Americans were growing tired of British rule. The British government wanted to raise taxes on Americans, the Stamp Act was one of these new taxation 9a new type of tax). The Americans protested which then led the British to try and stop the protesters and Americans were killed, the Boston Massacre. Americans in return went after British ships and dumped tea into the harbor, Boston Tea Party. These acts led colonists such as John Adams to go to the First Continental Congress to raise issue with Britain who said all citizens were equal, which helped give Americans hope and they would then be ready to start the war
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