Road to the Revolution

  • proclamation line

    proclamation line
    The proclamation was issued by King George the third after the French and Indian War so the colinists wouldn't move into native american teritory and to stabalize the Great Britain new empire. They wanted to stabalize a relationship with the native americans through trade, settlement, and the selling of landon the western frontier.
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    Road to Revolution

  • !st Quartering act

    !st Quartering act
    Lieutenant-General Thomas Gage, commander-in-chief of forces in British North America, had found it hard to persuade colonial assemblies to pay for quartering and provisioning of troops on the march and he asked Parliament to do something. This caused was the Quartering Act of 1765. The colonies disputed the legality of this Act since it seemed to violate the Bill of Rights 1689 which forbid the raising or keeping of a standing army without the consent of Parliment.
  • trrops put boston under seige

    trrops put boston under seige
    British troops land in boston to keep the importing of goods limited. They also were there so they could protect commissioners and officers to exicute there duties.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was an incident that led to the deaths of five civilians because of British troops on March 5, 1770, the legal aftermath of which helped start the rebellion in some of the British American colonies. A heavy British military presence in Boston led to brawls between soldiers and civilians and eventually led to troops shooting their muskets after being attacked by a rioting crowd. 3 civilians were killed on the spot, 11 were injured, and 2 died later.
  • Tea act

    Tea act
    The Tea Act was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain to expand the British East India Company's monopoly on the tea trade to all British Colonies. And all of the american's love there tea so they wern't happy.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    The Boston Tea Party was a direct action by colonists in Boston, a town in the British colony of Massachusetts, against the British government. On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor.
  • Decleration of independance

    Decleration of independance
    The United States Declaration of Independence is a statement taken by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the American colonies then at war with Great Britain were now independent states, and thus no longer a part of the British Empire. Written primarily by Thomas Jefferson. Fifty-six delegates eventually signed the Declaration.