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  1. 1. Timeline By: Yave
  2. 2. 1765 <ul><li>The Parliament passed stamp act </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1766 <ul><li>A year later the parliament vote to repeal the stamp act. This news was celebrated with parades' and fireworks. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1767 <ul><li>The Parliament passed the Townshend acts. These laws placed a tariff-a tax on imported goods-on paper, wool , tea and other goods imported from Britain. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1767 <ul><li>The colonists protested the Townshend acts. Colonists from New Hampshire to Georgia boycotted British imports </li></ul>
  6. 6. March 5, 1770 <ul><li>When angry colonists surrounded Hugh White and his soldiers, the soldiers panicked. The British soldiers fired into the crowd killing 5 people. This became known as the Boston Massacre. </li></ul>
  7. 7. March 5,1770(later that day) <ul><li>On the same day of the Boston Massacre Parliament voted to repeal the Townshend acts. The colonial boycott was hurting British businesses. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1772 <ul><li>A rider named Paul Revere was chosen to ride from Boston to New York. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1773 <ul><li>Committees from Correspondence began writing the tea act, a new law passed by Parliament. </li></ul>
  10. 10. April 18, 1775 <ul><li>700 British soldiers began to march in Boston to reach Concord a town 20 miles away from Boston. </li></ul>
  11. 11. June 16, 1775 <ul><li>The Battle of Bunker hill began. Willam Prescott led 1,200 up the hill of Charlestown. Prescott and his men built a fort on the hill. When the British woke up the next morning they were surprised. There general prepared over 2,000 men to fight Prescott and his men. </li></ul>
  12. 12. June 16 ,1775( after the battle) <ul><li>The British captured the hill but over 1,000 British soldiers were either killed or wounded. About 400 American soldiers were either killed or wounded. Although they had lost the battle the Patriots were proud of the way they fought. </li></ul>