The Sons Of Liberty

by Jaedyn Moody

thesis statement

how the Sons Of Liberty helped led to the American revolution.

Date/Place

1765

The 13 colonies Boston, Massachusetts

People involved in the Sons Of Liberty

  • Samual Adams (the main dude)
  • Paul Revere
  • John Hancock
  • Patrick Henry
  • Joseph Warren
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Why the Sons Of Liberty were made

  • The Stamp act, a British tax that taxed newspaper , and all types of legal documents
  • The Tea act, which taxed tea and led to the Boston Tea Party
  • King George 3 was putting all these acts/laws on the colonist when he didn't even live in the 13 colonies

Purpose of The Sons Of Liberty

  1. The purpose of the sons of liberty was to perserve/protect the colonists rights and fight taxation by the British Parliment
  2. The sons of liberty were created because these shopkeepers were unhappy about all theacts/laws so they were gonna put an end to all the acts/laws

Description of what happened because of the tea act

Boston Tea Party- the sons of liberty dressed like indians and raided the 3 ships that were shipping tea. they then threw 342 boxes of tea off the ship into the ocean.
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interesting facts/ what they accomplished

  • they helped repeal most of the tea act
  • they used to be called "loyal nine"
  • the tea they threw over board weighed 92,000 lbs
  • cost or the tea $9,659 cost in todays time $1,700,000

Conclusion

The Sons Of Liberty were a group of shopkeepers who wanted their own rights . They they were brave people who helped fight against the British paraliment which soon led to the American Revolution .