Taxation without representation emerged as the central issue of conflict between the colonies and Great Britain. Full motion footage accompanied by stills of historical events and dramatized narration shows how this issue led to actual conflict. The Boston
Tea Party, the Quartering Acts, the Boston Massacre and the Intolerable Acts contributed to the American Revolution, a revolution that signaled the birth of the first new nation in modern history, and became a sign of hope for our country and for people
throughout the world seeking freedom.