American Revolution

By: Van

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King George

King George started the Stamp Act, Sugar Act, etc...he taxed the colonists because he needed money from the wars they fought in, to pay their debt.
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Declaration of Independence

The founding document of American freedom, for the revolution.
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Common Sense

Pamphlet written by Thomas Paine, inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to find a sense of unity, and strike in the revolution.
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Boston Massacre

The killing of five men by British soldiers, was one of the most important events that helped in colonial unity, and turning them against the British.
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Boston Tea Party

Angered citizens in Boston a harbor tossed tea over the ship, it was a key event in the growth of the American Revolution and was an important beginning to it.