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  1. 1. Timeline By Samantha
  2. 2. 1765 <ul><li>Parliament passed the Stamp Act. That would charge colonist on stamps and other goods. </li></ul>
  3. 3. October 1765 <ul><li>In October 1765 leaders from nine colonies held a meeting in New York City called the stamp act congress. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1765 <ul><li>Samuel Adams was thinking about how to protest the stamp act. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1767 <ul><li>Parliament voted to repeal the townshed act. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1768 <ul><li>British warships arrived in Boston Harbor. </li></ul>
  7. 7. March 5, 1770 <ul><li>On this night of March 5, 1770 the city was ready to explode. When angry colonist surrounded Hugh White and his fellow soldiers panicked. They fired into the crowd killing five people. This event became known as the Boston Massacre. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1773 <ul><li>committees of Correspondence began writing about the Tea Act a new law passed by parliament. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1773 <ul><li>In late 1773 three ships carrying British tea sailed into Boston harbor </li></ul>
  10. 10. December 16 <ul><li>On the night of December 16 , members of the sons of liberty disgusted themselves as the Mohawks. They rode out to British ships shouting “Boston Harbor a Teapot tonight!’’ They boarded the ships ,chopped open the cheast of tea with axes and poured the tea into the harbor. This became known as the Boston Tea Party. </li></ul>