The Boston Editorial

Proclamation 1763

The time has come where our colonist are being limited on where we can settle. The Proclamation of 1763 has prohibited the settlers to settle past the Appalachian Mountains. As the French and Indian war has come to an end, Britain has won, but yet we cannot claim that land.

The Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770 - As most have heard in the city of Boston a Massacre has broken out between American colonists and British soldiers. A few American colonists were calling them selves "Patriots" were at the Customs House protesting against the unwanted taxes. The colonists started to through snowballs at a few of the British soldiers. The British soldiers fired back, causing five men to loose their lives. The five men were; Crispus

Attucks, Patrick Carr, Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, and James Caldwell.

The Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773 - The organization of this event was organized by the Sons of Liberty group in effort to protest the taxation. Samuel Adams and the rest of the group threw 342 chest of tea overboard. The group disguised themselves as Indians and boarded the three ships. The estimated value of the 342 chests of tea was $18,000.

Lexington & Concord

This event happened on April 19, 1775. This even kicked of the Revolutionary War between the American Colonists and the British Authorities. Most of the tension took place in Massachusetts. The British troops marched from Boston, Ma to Concord to meet the colonists. One of the leaders of the colonists was Paul Revere. Even though the colonists did not win in a landslide, they still proved that they could take the British.

The Battle of Saratoga

This event could be one of the major events in The American Revolution War. The colonist won the battle against the British soldiers. During this Year 1777 we will prove to the British authorities that we can fight back. The war is not over yet and we still have much fighting to do for out separation from Britain.

The Battle of Yorktown

September 28 - October 19, 1781

George Washington has commanded our 8,800 American troops. The British troops tried to over take our army of men, but they were not strong enough to stand against us. On this day the Americans and The French have one the war. This day will be a day to remember.

George Washington

He is the commander of the Continental Army. Washington has had a stand against the British government and stands by the new America. George Washington has played a major role in this war and he will continue do great things.

Benjamine Franklin

Franklin was a delegate to the convention that produced the United States Constitution. Benjamin Franklin has signed many of our important documents including the Declaration of Independence and the Treaty of Paris. He also testified against the Stamp Act.