The U.S. Contitution

  • Writs of Assistance

    Writs of Assistance
    This was a written order from the king that gave law enforcement in Colonial America the right to search houses of the colonists. This put the people who had the writs above the law.
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamation of 1763
    This was a proclamation that basically states that the colonists could not move west of the Appalation Mountains, this made the colonists a little angry. The reason for the bproclamation of 1763 was to avoid conflict with Native Americans.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The stamp act was the first direct tax. It stamped printed items you baught, those items were taxed. The colonists were taxed without their consent, and they believed that it was a violation of their rights.
  • The Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act
    This act forced colonists to pay to shelter soldiers in America. The colonists hated this act because the didn't think there was any need for an army in America since the war was over.
  • The Declaritory Act

    The Declaritory Act
    The Declaritory Act stated that Brtains authority in the American Colonies was the same as it was in Great Britain. It says that all laws made for Great Britain are enforced in America.