I would be a patriot. I would be a patriot because I think the British are unfair and mean.They tax everything and they make you put a stamp on every piece of paper. This is called the stamp act. We stopped trusting the British so they kept British soldiers in every city and we were so angry we threw snow balls at the Redcoats.
The Boston Massacre
The Boston Massacre was when the British killed five colonists on March 5, 1770. It happened because the colonists were getting mad that British soldiers were trying to enforce a tax on all the colonists.
The Boston Tea Party
The Boston Tea Party happened on December 16, 1773. It happened when Patriots were protesting that the British royalty only let the East India Company bring tea to America. The patriots took 342 chests of tea off of ships at night and threw them into the harbor.
The Stamp Act
The Stamp Act was the first tax directed directly at American colonists by the British government. It happened on March 22 1765. It taxed all paper documents in the colonies. The colonists were very mad because the British were just trying to take their money.