The event was the first major act of defiance to British rule over the colonists. In the s, Britain was deep in debt, so British Parliament imposed a series of taxes on American colonists to help pay those debts. The Stamp Act of taxed colonists on virtually every piece of printed paper they used, from playing cards and business licenses to newspapers and legal documents. The Townshend Acts of went a step further, taxing essentials such as paint, paper, glass, lead and tea. The colonists, however, disagreed. They were furious at being taxed without having any representation in Parliament, and felt it was wrong for Britain to impose taxes on them to gain revenue.
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So, so you think you can tell, Heaven from Hell, blue skies from pain. Can you tell a green field from a cold steel rail, a smile from a veil, Do you think you can tell? And did they get you to trade your heroes for ghosts, Hot ashes for trees, hot air for a cool breeze, cold comfort for change, And did you exchange a walk on part in the war for a lead role in a cage?
The Fireplace Room:. Upon entering Cornerstone Cottage, this room will offer a warm welcome to your guests. It features a fireplace with large mantle and shelves on either side that can be used to display photo's for your occasion, as well as a spiral staircase that many have used as a unique way to display baby shower, bridal shower, birthday and anniversary gifts. Entertainment such as DJ's, karaoke, and musicians typically will setup in this front room. It also serves as a great area for opening of bridal, birthday and baby shower gifts.