France, Spain, and Britan all wanted more teritory all over the world so they broke into war. The war left all these countrys with high debts and injured soldiers.
Proclimation of 1763
Native Americans tried to drive settlers away. Britian said that the colonists couldn't go past the Appalachian Mountians because they thought that the Indians would hurt them.
The Intolerable Acts
The Parliment decided to punish settlers. They did this by passing "inolerble" laws to punish colonists.
The Stamp Act
Britian needed money to pay off it's debts from the war. In 1765, the Parliment said that colonist had to pay extremely high taxes on EVERY piece of printed paper.
The Quartering Act
The Government ordered colonists to take in (Quarter) British soldiers. They had to provide them with shelter, food, fuel, candles, and transportation.
The Albany Congress
Representatives from each of the 7 colonies met wih 150 Iroquois chiefs in Albany, New York. they were trying for peace.
The Townshed Revenue Act
American Colonists were so unhappy about the raised taxes. So unhappy that they mobbed and raided British owned offices.
Colonists were angry at the British and somehow a crowd formed one night. The Colonists were taunting and making fun of the British soldiers. The general told the soldiers ot to fire their guns but one of the soldiers thaught he heard 'Fire" so he shot into the crowd and ended up killing five men in the crowd.
Boston Tea Party
Colonists dressed up as Native Americans and threw thousands of boxes of tea into the ocean. They did this because they were angry, because they were tired from buying tea from only one company and of the extremely high taxes.
Declaration of Independece
Many people signed a Declaration declaring that America was free from Britian and was its own country. This was one of the most important days in American history.