Colonial Reaction to Imposed Taxes and Regulations

 

The Alternative of Williamsburg

“The Alternative of Williamsburg”  Political Cartoon

 

Colonial Reaction to Imposed Taxes and Regulations

Speeches and Writings of the Colonists

Oration on the Beauties of Liberty by John Allen

The Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved (1764) James Otis, Jr.

Documents in Response to Acts Passed by the British Parliament

Braintree Instructions primarily authored by John Adams

Declaration of Rights and Grievances Passed by the Stamp Act Congress

Halifax Resolves

Fairfax Resolves

Fincastle Resolutions 

 

Protests and Events

Boston Tea Party

Boston Massacre (March 5, 1770)

9 AHMP Two Sides to the Boston Massacre

 

 

 

 

 Information On Other Websites:

National Humanities Center: COLONISTS RESPOND TO THE QUARTERING ACT OF 1765 AND THE DISSOLUTION OF THE NEW YORK ASSEMBLY