Boston MassacreThe people stood up to fight the soldiers. They threw snowballs and punches. The British got angry and killed 5 colonists.
Picture Source: By John Pufford
ActsKing George made acts on the colonists. He taxed them on paper materials called the Stamp Act. He taxed them on cooking supplies and sugar called the Sugar Act. Then, he took away the Samp Act and made the Townshend Act puttting tax on tea, lead and glass.
Picture Source: By CR Cath
Boston Tea PartyColonists dumped cargos of tea into the Boston Harbor because they didn't want to pay taxes on the tea without agreement.
Battle of Lexington and ConcordA small group of Minutemen and big groups of Red Coats came face to face. The Minutemen were going to leave, then someone fired a shot. Nine colonists died and 8 were wounded. One Red Coat was injured. They called it the Shot Heard Round the World.
Picture Source: By Nicolas Ponce
Bunker HillColonists were to set up camp on Bunker Hill, but Breed's Hill was closer to Boston to shoot from. William Prescot's words were, "Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes!"
Source: Celebrate Boston.com