Causes of the American Revolution
4 Events That Lead to the Americam War
Boston Massacre because they killed 5 of the colonists for no reason. It started when one soldier misunderstood and thought he said to fire but he really said don't fire and once the colonists got mad the soldiers panicked and fired for their safety. The first to die Was a guy named Cripes Attucks.
Tea act because it put a big tax on the colonist and they already have been working their butts off for the the mother country and now they want a fee after they kept helping them. The colonist were out raged with anger and added to reasons to start a war. This law affected the merchant a lot and caused trouble for them.
Mercantilism Is the policy that colonies support parent country. it provided raw materials, purchase finished goods in the 1760. Britain set a law that the colonies could only trade with them no one other then them.