Pre-rev war

  • The royal proclamation of 1763

    The royal proclamation of 1763
    wikipediaThe royal proclamation of 1763 was issued october 7th, 1763, by king george the third following great britains acquisition of french territory in north after the end of the french and indian war. the purpose of the proclamation was to organize great Britain's new north american empire and to stabilize relations
    relations with native north americns through regulation of trade, settlement, and land purchases on the western frontier.
  • 1st quartering act

     1st  quartering act
    Wikipediathe quartering acts were put into place to ensure that the british soldiers had proper clothes, meals, and a place to sleep, and that they could sleep anywhere they wished.
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    Wikipedia.orgThe Stamp Act of 1765 was the first stamp act to be passed by the Parliament of Great Britain and required all legal documents, permits, commercial contracts, almanacs, newspapers, wills, pamphlets, and playing cards in the American colonies to carry a tax stamp.
  • boston massacre

    boston massacre
    wikipedi.orgWikipedia.orgThe Boston Massacre was an incident that led to the deaths of five civilians at the hands of British troops on March 5, 1770, the legal aftermath of which helped spark the rebellion in some of the British American colonies, which culminated in the American Revolutionary War.
  • lexington and concord

    wikipedia.orgThe Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. They were fought on April 19, 1775, in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy (present-day Arlington), and Cambridge, near Boston