American Independence

  • Proclamation of 1763

     Proclamation of 1763
    Prohibits any English settlement west of the Appalachian mountains.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Increased the duties on imported sugar and other items. It also doubled the duties on foreign goods reshipped from England to the colonies and also forbided the import of foreign.
  • Currency Act

    Currency Act
    Prohibits the colonists from issuing any legal paper money.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    It angered the colonist and added fuel to the growing separatist movement.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    Colonists had to house British troops and supply them with food.
  • The townshend revenue act

    The townshend revenue act
    Taxes on glass, paint, oil, lead, paper, and tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The killing of five civilians by British troops.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Imposed no new taxes. It was ment to help the East India Company sale eighteen million pounds of unsold tea. Colonists knew that no one would buy their tea because they had to place taxes on it so people would only buy the tea brought over by Britain.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    It was the colonist protesting the taxes from the British.
  • Articles of Association

    Articles of Association
    It prohibited import, consumption, and export of goods with England