Events Leading Up To American Revolution

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One of the events leading up to the American revolution was the Stamp Act. Parliament taxed everything that was paper, marriage licenses, playing cards etc., but anybody who didn’t live in actual Great Britain was not allowed to vote for anybody in parliament even though they were a citizen of empire, they had to live in the country itself. That was called taxation without representation. This was also the first internal tax levied directly on American colonists by the British government. They colonies went to violence; Parliament then decided to repeal the Stamp Act and put out the Declaratory Act.

The Boston Tea Party was another event of the few that led up to the American Revolution. The Boston Tea Party took place after Britain’s Parliament

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