Fighting that took place in Boston - British soldiers shot and killed some colonists.
refusal to buy British goods
Group of colonists that fought against the British
He led the Continental Army - later became our first President of the United States.
A colonist who supported the British Parliament and King.
Massachusetts militia members ready to fight the British in a minute.
Not taking a side in a conflict.
A colonist who fought against the British
To provide housing
to undo a law or tax
A change in a country's government
A tax on goods coming into a country.
Taxation without Representation
Being taxed without having any representation or say in Parliament.
He wrote the pamphlet called "Common Sense" to urge colonists to support the war toward independence.
He wrote the Declaration of Independence.
When was the Declaration of Independence approved?
July 4, 1776 - The day we celebrate our independence in the United States.