Justin Dang 10/28/21 Period 6, - Coggle Diagram
Justin Dang 10/28/21 Period 6
The Taxes and Acts
The Boston Massacre
The Boston Massacre happened on March 5, 1767. The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between colonists who threw snowballs, stones, and sticks at a squad of British soldiers. Several colonists were killed.
The Stamp Act started on March 22, 1765. The Stamp Act was started by the British Parliament and it was to help pay for British troops who protected the colonies during the Seven Years' War. This act required colonists to pay a tax when they bought something and that item would be stamped such as various forms of papers, documents, and playing cards.
The Quartering Act started on March 24, 1765. The British Parliament passed it to raise revenue from the British colonies in America. The act required colonial governments to provide and pay for feeding and sheltering any troops stationed in their colony.
The Sugar Act started on April 5, 1764. This was the first act started by the British Parliament and it was to end the smuggling trade in sugar and molasses from the French and other nations. Also, it would provide increase revenues to fund enlarged British Empire responsibilities following the French and other nations.
The Townshend Act started on June 29, 1767. The British Parliament passed the Townshend Act to tax goods imported to the American colonies. The goods were glass, lead, paint, paper, and tea.
Tea Act and The Boston Tea Party
The Tea Act started on May 10, 1773. Three years after the Boston Massacre. The main purpose was to force the colonists to order tea from the British East India Company, trade, and use the company's ships for delivery.
The Boston Tea Party started on December 16, 1773. It was a raid that took place in the Boston Harbor in 1773, during which members of the Sons of Liberty who dressed up as Native Americans dumped shiploads of tea into the water to protest a British tax on tea.
The Founding Fathers we covered about
He served in the Second Continental Congress and helped draft the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
He was delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses, he led in the movement for independence.
He served in the Virginia legislature and in the Continental Congress during the American Revolution. He also wrote the constitution.
George Washington was commander in chief of the Continental Army. He led the colonial forces to victory over the British and became a national hero. After the American Revolution, he became the president of the United States and served two terms.
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, which officially declared that the American Colonies were completely free of British authority and influence.
When did it happen?
The American Revolutionary War started on March 22, 1765.
Where did it happen?
It takes place in a city called Boston in Massachusetts America. The first battle named Battles of Lexington and Concord happened at Lexington which the first shot fired heard around the world. Still, nobody knows who shot first.