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Student submisison, 5th Grade

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  • 1. By Ethan
  • 2. George Grenville
    • 1765-As Prime Minister of Great Brittan George Grenville needed to find a way to get more money to pay off debts from the French and Indian War.
  • 3. Prime Minister Grenville talks to his boss, King George III, about an idea.
    • King George III
  • 4.  
  • 5.
    • The Stamp Act is PASSED
    • The Stamp Act of 1765 (short title Duties in American Colonies
    • Act 1765 ; 5 George III, c. 12) was a tax imposed by the British Parliament
    • on the colonies of British America. The act required that many printed
    • materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London
    • and carrying an embossed revenue stamp. These printed materials were legal
    • documents, magazines, newspapers and many other types of paper used
    • throughout the colonies. Like previous taxes, the Stamp tax had to be paid in
    • valid British currency, not in colonial paper money. The purpose of the tax
    • was to help pay for troops stationed in North America after the British victory in the
    • French and Indian War. The British government felt that the colonies were the
    • primary beneficiaries of this military presence, and should pay at least a portion of
    • the expense.
  • 6.  
  • 7. This is horrible Its Just Awful! “ No taxation without representation” Did you Hear? I don’t Know what to do. This is why we left!
  • 8. Stamp Act Congress Forms
    • Oct. 1765
    Nine Colony leaders meet in New York City. They wanted Parliament to fix or cancel The Stamp Act
  • 9. “ THERE OUGHT TO BE NO MORE NEW ENGLAND MEN, NO MORE NEW YORKERS…BUT ALL OF US AMERICANS.” Christopher Gadsden, South Carolina
  • 10. Sons of Liberty was born The sons of liberty was a secret organization of American patriots that were against the laws and taxes of the British Parliament. They were unruly protesters who did some bad things.
  • 11. Britain felt it was too much trouble to deal with
  • 12. All goods imported from Great Britain are taxed. This seemed easier to maintain
  • 13. You Bloodyback! You’re a Lobster! I wish he would leave me alone. I might just hit him. A fight between a colonist and a soldier breaks out on the streets
  • 14. March 5,1770
  • 15. 1772 Committee of Correspondence was started . The colonies were having A hard time getting information to each other
  • 16. All goods imported from Britain are taxed TAXES One of the first correspondence for the committee
  • 17. On December 16, 1773 the Sons of Liberty dressed up like Mohawks and rowed out to British ships. They dumped the tea into the harbor. They shouted “Boston Harbor a teapot tonight.”
  • 18. George Washington 1774 at 1 st Continental Congress Philadelphia After Boston’s Punishment the Colonies met again to help them out with the Intolerable Acts
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  • 20. A young William Diamond beats his drum to call the Lexington Minutemen and the war begins…………..
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