Throughout the course of human history, there has constantly been situations where a series of uprisings against a form of political power were challenged. There comes a point in time where certain peoples in a certain civilization see the need for going against a tyrannical leader for mistreatment. The fight for equality and just rules have always been engraved in every civilization. Sometimes, people strive to pursue to have this perfect city and form of government but things don't always go as planned. The cause of these ideal forms, the birth of rebellions come into play and cause a reaction to go against all rules and break that pattern of unjust ways. Either ending positively or negatively, rebellions reoccur in the timeline of human history, but the outcome and reason why each started differ in the ways of the eyes of the people leading. "Taxation without representation" a famous quote set in the revolutionary war era caused an age of historical change and a movement that will further fall into the lines of American history. The well-known slogan arose because of the unfair taxation from British power in which the colonies had no say in what would be taxed. A course of events occurred that eventually led to the rebellion further known as the Boston Tea Party. As the British started to grow a stern power on the colonists, several acts were passed to ensure that the British stayed in power. Eventually, more and more of these various acts were being enforced affecting the everyday lives of the colonists. Some of which included the Stamp Act which issued a tax on all paper produced, being passed by British Parliament in 1765. The money coming from the tax was to be geared towards military efforts in protection for the colon... ... middle of paper ... ...n>. Independence Hall Association. "The Sugar Act." Related Information. Http://www.ushistory.org/iha.html, 4 July 1995. Web. . Independent Hall Assoc. "15a. Shays' Rebellion." Ushistory. Creativecommons, 2009. Web. . Larson, Jennifer L. "A Rebellion to Remember: The Legacy of Nat Turner." Documenting the American South. University of North Carolina, n.d. Web. . The Robert H. Smith Family Foundation. "Whiskey Rebellion." Mount Vernon. Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, n.d. Web. . Vox, Lisa. "Nat Turner's Rebellion." About.com African American History. N.p., n.d. Web. .