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KING GEORGE III

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Matthew Hipsher

on 4 May 2015

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KING GEORGE III
Stamp Act
In 1765, King George III passed the stamp act on American colonists. This made them really mad because it taxed them on all paper products. The colonists fought the act.
Battle at Lexington and Concord
In April 19, 1775 Britain invaded the colonists under King George III's orders. To the King's surprise, our untrained minute men could hold their own in the war. These battles were the beginning of the long revolutionary war.
June 4, 1738
King George III was born. He was born two months before his due date. He was born in Westminister UK.
King George II died a short while ago so King George III quickly needed to find a wife. He met Princess Charlotte and they got married.They later had 15 kids.
Boston Massacre
On March 5, 1770 British soldiers killed 5 citizens of America. This worried King George III because he feared that the colonists would rebel. The colonists finally had motivation to rebel.
Boston Tea Party
On December 16, 1773, The Sons of Liberty dressed as Natives and dumped tea into the Boston Harbor. They did this because of King George III's Tea taxes. This made king furious at the colonists.
1761
On September 22, 1761, George finally became King George III. He became the supreme ruler of Great Britain. He also ruled Ireland and Hanover.
1761
Declaration of Independence
On July 4th, 1776, America declared themselves free from the King's rule. The King still thought of America as his still, though. He became mad that the colonists would do this.
Death
On January 29, 1820, King George III finally dies. He died of disease. His eldedt son took over as king when he died.
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