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The and october 7,1777. This made france support

  The british parliament in 1765 imposed direct tax on british colonies that were in america. The reason why they did this is because they were looking for ways that lower the debt that happened to them after french and indian war. Colonists were very angry because they had no say on they money they gave for taxes was going to be spent. A year later they repealed to the act but it was already late the american revolution began. The boston massacre is something that happened between british soldiers and the colonists in boston. This happened on march 5, 1770. The british soldiers fired their weapons at a crowd of people. This resulted in five deaths and 6 were injured. Boston tea party occured on december 16, 1773. A group of men went to the boston harbor and got on their ships and dumped tea in the sea. This event triggered many promblem and led to american war of independence. British parliament passed some laws they are the intolerable act. This caused the boston harbor to close all shipping until the city would pay for all the damage they caused.    12 colonies met up and discussed how to handle the intolerable acts. Then they came up with a great idea to boycott british goods if the act wasn’t repealed. On the morning of April 19, 1775 the british troops they went to concord and they were badly defeated and had to leave to boston. Then the second continental congress took over the declaration of independence it basically meant that 13 colonies were now independent. The war still continued but the british would not go without a fight and give up the north american colonies. These dates were turning points of the american revolution september 19 and october 7,1777. This made france support america and help them fight britain. The british soonly gave up because they knew they were going to be outnumbered and overpowered. So he made a wise decision to surrender. Then on this special date the american revolution was over september 3 ,1783 we had signed a treaty with paris.