Presentation on theme: "A Nation is Born Lesson 3. Taxes and Protest War was EXPENSIVE!!-They needed a way to pay for it They decided that the people should pay taxes!! Have."— Presentation transcript:
A Nation is Born Lesson 3
Taxes and Protest War was EXPENSIVE!!-They needed a way to pay for it They decided that the people should pay taxes!! Have you heard of paying taxes? You all do it!!
The stamp Act The first taxes was on paper and stamps Then on tea-they loved tea!! –But the people were ticked!!! –They secretly jumped on board their ship and dumped loads of expensive tea overboard!! BOSTON TEA PARTY-but it was NO party
Road to War! Great Britain wanted to punish the people for dumping the tea They had to pay for it!!-they closed jobs and couldn’t go into the hard until it was paid for! But they did not pay! That made the British sooo angry!!
The first shots The British learned that the colonist (people) were keeping weapons and ready to fight! The American Revolution begins here!! –Another HUGE war in America!
1776 Colonists met and wrote the Declaration of Independence! –It told the world why the colonist want independence. This also means more war