Colonist' Fight For Independence!

The Colonist' Path to Independence!

The Stamp Act

The Stamp Act, was the first start to the Independence. The Stamp Act confirmed that colonist would have to pay taxes on newspapers, books, stamps and any written document. The colonists thought that the Stamp Act was unnecessary, and they were totally against it. To protest against the acts the colonists refused to pay, they made brochures protesting, they did many different things to protest against the acts.

The Boston Massacre

The Boston Massacre, I feel was the real reason for the American Revolution. The Boston Massacre was a street fight between the colonists and the British soldiers. First it started out as snowballs, then it ended up being sticks and rocks, Which lead to the death of 5 colonist. The colonists said that the soldiers fire at unarmed protesters.

The Boston Tea Party

The Boston Tea Party is when the colonists disguised themselves as Native Americans, and went and trashed all the tea in Boston on the ships. The Boston Tea Party really triggered the American Revolution. The Boston Tea party mainly occurred because of the Tea Act, which was having to pay tax on tea. This was the worse thing for Boston and they lost a lot of money due to all the tea that the colonists destroyed.