Causes of the American Revolution
The Boston Massacre of 1770
Colonists were tired of British troops and the king,so they created a riot in front of 8 British soldiers.The colonists had clubs and started threatening them.a club hit one of the soldiers and he accidentally fired.Then all the soldiers started shooting and killed 5 people.
Lexington & Concord 1775
Tensions built between the 13 colonies and British authorities. April 18,1775,hundreds of British troops marched from Boston to Concord going to seize arms cache.Paul Revere made alarms.Lexington started to fight.British retreated and the colonists finally won their independence.