This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the influence of taxation and regulation in the colonial independence movement leading to the Declaration of Independence and the beginning of the American Revolution.

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

French and Indian War, Part 1 | History In A Nutshell
Episode 1

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Although the French and Indian War began officially in 1756, rising tension and engagements between British and French colonists happened years prior. With the English, French, and Native Americans...
The Charleston Tea Party, 1774 | Palmetto Special

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Following the Tea Act of 1773 many colonial citizens refused to pay the duty and boycotted British tea This program deals with actions taken by some citizens of Charleston in November and December...
Stamp Tax Outrage | History of SC Slide Collection
Stamp Tax Outrage | History of SC Slide Collection
Episode 15

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The wealth of centers like Charleston helped prepare the way for the dissatisfactions against British rule that finally resulted in the Revolution. A wealthy elite, with connections through trade to...
Charleston Tea Party | Palmetto Heritage

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Following the Tea Act of 1773 many colonial citizens refused to pay the duty and boycotted British tea. This video portrays actions taken by some citizens of Charleston in November and December, 1774...