The History of Early America

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1) Boston Tea Party
The Boston Tea Party occurred on December 16, 1773. Colonists had disguised themselves as Mohawk Indians and then they boarded about three ships. After so, they threw about 342 chests of tea that belonged to the British East India Company into the Boston Harbor. They did so because they were protesting on tax and tea. Similar incidents occurred in Maryland, New York, and New Jersey in the next few months, and tea was eventually wasted throughout the colonies. The British responded brutally.
2) Sugar Act
The Sugar Act occurred on April 5, 1764. What happened was the British government put a three-cent tax on refined sugar and increased taxes on coffee, indigo, and several kinds of wine. Since the Parliament decided to raise the taxes without the consent of the colonists, they were outraged. The British Government did so because they wanted this money to help provide more security for the colonies. In a result of that, colonists prohibited from buying goods thinking that the Parliament would decrease taxes.
3) Townshend Act
The Townshend Act occurred in the beginning of 1767 and was named after Charles Townshend. The Parliament placed new taxes on glass, lead, paints, paper, tea, and more. The reason as to why they raised taxes on these items was to raise profits among the colonies. They used these to pay the salaries of judges and governors to allow them to rule colonies freely. As a result, colonists started to angrily protest and the British eventually revoked the taxes on everything but tea.
4) Stamp Act
The Stamp Act occurred around November 1765. Around that time period, a stamp was obligatory on every newspaper, pamphlet, and other public and legal document. However they were free of cost until the British...

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11) Intolerable Act
The Intolerable Act occurred in response to the Boston Tea Party. The Prime minister enforced new and harsh laws in 1774. These Acts were the most ruthless so far of all the Acts passed by Parliament. The Parliament had thought that this would teach the colonists a lesson however, it did the exact opposite. In result, it prepared the colonists for war with Britain for independence.
12) George Washington
George Washington was the first president of the United States. George Washington is known for leading the Continental Army in victory over the British in the American Revolution. He also fought in the French and Indian war. Everything that George Washington had achieved and been through proves that he is an excellent leader. Until the present day, it is said that he is the most honored individual in American history.
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