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The Road to the American Revolution

Teacher: Debra Jenkins
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What occurred in 1775
King III tightens control over Massachusetts by closing Boston Harbor and quartering troops.
What act occurred in 1774
A tax law requiring colonists to purchase special stamps to prove payment of tax
Colonist dumped 18,000 lbs of East India Company tea on the Boston Habor
Convinced many neutral colonists to support independence from Britain
General Gage ordered troops to march to Concord and seize colonial weapons.
What act occurred in 1765
Author of Common Sense
Colonial agitators label the conflict a massacre and publish a dramatic engraving depicting the violence
Britain gives the East India Company special concessions in the colonial tea business and shuts out colonial tea merchants.
British troops stationed in Boston are taunted by an angry mob. The troops fire into a crowd killing 5 colonists.
What act occurred in 1767
What occurred in 1770
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What act occurred in 1773
Colonists harass stamp distributors, boycotts British goods, and prepare a Declaration of Rights and Grievances
Minuteman intercept the British and engage in battle - first at Lexington and then Concord
Colonial leaders form the First Continental Congress and draw up a declaration of colonial rights
Britain taxes certain colonial imports and stations troops at major colonial ports to protect customer officers.
Colonist protest taxation without representation and organized a new boycott of goods