• Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    After the French and Indian war, the colonists saw great opportunity to expand west. The indians were terrified of being thrown out of their land, so the king, in fear of a new war, signed a document that kept colonists in a predetermined area. (see picture)
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Parliament passed a modified version of the almost out-of-date Sugar and Molasses Act of 1733. This taxed six pence per gallon on importation of molasses from anywhere other than Great Britain.
  • Currency Act

    Currency Act
    Colonists had no access to gold or silver currency accept through Britain, so the King passed the currency act to prevent colonists from printing out their own paper money.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    This was passed to help cover the massive growing debt from the seven year war. This tax covered any and all paper, skin, or leather products at different rates depending on the type and use.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    Applied a large tax to any tea merchandice imported from Great Britain and made it illegal to purchase tea from any other country.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Decarlation of Independence has finally been written, signed, and approved by congress.
  • Sources: Info

    "Chronology of Events." Chronology of Events. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Sept. 2012. http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/timeline.htm.
  • Picture 1

    "Sugar Act." Sugar Act. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Sept. 2012. http://www.manhattanrarebooks-history.com/sugar_act.htm.
  • Picture 2

    "RAM SITA & LAKSHMAN COIN FROM 1700 CENTURY 300 YEARS OLD REAR COIN - Guntur - RAM SITA OLD COINS." Olx. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Sept. 2012. http://guntur.olx.in/ram-sita-lakshman-coin-from-1700-century-300-years-old-rear-coin-iid-114531065
  • Picture 3

    "Proclamation of 1763." Proclamation of 1763. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Sept. 2012. http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/related/proc63.htm.