The Revolutionary War Essay

1009 Words Sep 16th, 2015 5 Pages
The revolutionary war was one of the if not the most important time in the history of the United states. This was the start of one of the most privileged nations in the world. These are some of the important people and events that led to this great nation. One of the most famous events are the Boston Massacre.This happened on March 5,1770. This occurred because the British soldiers were hanging some colonist for not obeying the rules. The colonist did not like this so they started throwing rocks, stones, and sticks. The British soldiers got mad so they killed three people and injured eight two of these died later on. Another event that sparked this war was the Boston Tea Party. The Boston tea party happened on December 16, 1773. What happened was a group of protesters called the sons of liberty threw tea that was for the colonist into the sea. They threw this tea in the sea because they thought King George was taxing them very unfairly. The sons of liberty disguised themselves as indians st that they would not be discovered by anyone.The damage caused by this was reported to be up to more than one million dollars today.After this incident King George passed even more taxes like the intolerable act and the quartering act all these acts and taxes ultimately caused the colonist to rebel against Britain leading to a series of battles the first is the battle of Lexington and Concord. One of the most famous battles is the battle of Lexington and Concord. This battle occurred on…

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