Presentation on theme: "Taxation and Acts The British brought taxes to the colonist because winning the French and Indian war cost a great amount of money. These acts had to."— Presentation transcript:
Taxation and Acts The British brought taxes to the colonist because winning the French and Indian war cost a great amount of money. These acts had to do with the Taxation without representation. They use taxation and Acts to get money from the colonists.
The Boston Massacre The Boston massacre was when the British gun fired at the colonists. It resulted in five people dying and eight people wounded. This forced Great Britain to reinforce the new taxes.
Boston Tea Party The price of tea in the Americas increased, but the British did not have to pay tea. The poor people had to pay for it with the little money that they had In reaction, the colonists(Sons of Liberty) dressed as Indians boarded a British and dumped out barrels of tea into the Harbor.
Intolerable Acts Was designed to punish the colonist, because England did not trust them. The colonists were strictly punished, all their money went into supporting the army, This act was made up of a lot more acts, such Boston and Quebec act.