A New Nation

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  • Yale

    Yale College is founded in Connecticut
  • Navigation Acts

    restricted the use of foreign shipping for trade between England and its colonies
  • North and south caralina

    the Carolina colony is officially divided into North Carolina and South Carolina
  • Iron Act

    the Carolina colony is officially divided into North Carolina and South Carolina
  • The French and Indian War

    known in Europe as the Seven Year's War, ends with the Treaty of Paris. Under the treaty, France gives England all French territory east of the Mississippi River, except New Orleans
  • Sugar Act

    It also increased the duty on foreign sugar imported from the West Indies. , The seven years war ran a huge debt for England who felt the colonists should help pay so the English parliament constructed this law
  • Currency act

    prohibits the colonists from issuing any legal tender paper money
  • Stamp Act

    The purpose of the tax was to help pay for troops stationed in North America
  • Quartering Act

    requires colonists to house British troops and supply them with food.
  • Declaratory Act

    The declaration stated that Parliament's authority was the same in America as in Britain and asserted Parliament's authority to pass laws that were binding on the American colonies
  • Townshend Revenue Acts

    imposing a new series of taxes on the colonists to offset the costs of administering and protecting the American colonies
  • Molasses Act

    a British law of 1733 that imposed taxes on molasses, rum, and sugar imported into the American colonies
  • Tea Act

    A related objective was to undercut the price of tea smuggled into Britain's North American colonies
  • Inclosure act

    They removed previously existing rights of local people to carry out activities in these areas, such as cultivation, cutting hay, grazing animals or using other resources such as small timber, fish, and turf.
  • Coercive Act

    This legislation's purpose was to restore order in Massachusetts, following the Boston Tea Party and other acts of defiance
  • quebec act

    The province's territory was expanded to take over part of the Indian Reserve