Module Two Pathway Lesson One Pathway Two Activity - From...

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From the following list, which two events do you feel were the most important in leading to the American Revolution? Sugar Act Stamp Act Quartering Act Townshend Acts Boston Massacre Tea Act Boston Tea Party Intolerable Acts You must pick two events, explain what each event was, and provide support of how each contributed to the Revolutionary War. I believe that of the list given, that the two most important events in leading up to the American Revolution were the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party. The Boston Massacre was the confrontation between Bristish soldiers and an angry Boston mob. After being harassed by the mob the soldiers opened fire and end up killing 5 colonists. I believe the Boston Massacre was one of the most
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Unformatted text preview: important events because it ending in a loss of lives. Beforehand deaths from England were indirect or insignificant, so people didn't notice as much but the news of the massacre was well spread. It was also used as propaganda against the British army, which helped the patriots gain a following. The Boston Tea Party was a protest against the tea act where colonists dumped 342 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor. I feel like the Boston Tea Party was also important because it was one of the biggest protests against the British. The colonist really proved their point of “No taxation without representation.”...
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