american rev era

  • proclomation 1763

    George the third prevented any settlement west of the Appalachian mountains unless native Americans gave their permission
  • the sugar act

    the purpose of this act was to reduce the tax on molasses imports from Britain.
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    the stamp act was when the British added a tax onto all legal documents, newspapers, stamps, and ship bills of landing
  • quartering act

    Colonial assemblies were required to pay for supplies to British garrisons. The New York assembly argued that it could not be forced to comply.
  • the townshed act

    the townshed act
    an act passed by the British that added a tax to imported goods to the American colonies
  • the boston massacre

    the boston massacre
    the Boston massacre was a street fight that happened on March 5 1770 between the patriots and the loyalists. several colonists were killed and the British made it seem like they were attacking
  • boston tea party

    boston tea party
    the Boston tea party was a political act against the stamp act. the Boston tea party was when a shipment of tea was dumped into the Boston harbor
  • intolerable acts

    the intolerable acts were punitive laws that were established after the boston tea party. this laws were passed to punish the colonists due to their rebellion at the boston harbor.
  • boston blockade

    the British parliament passes the Boston port act closing the Boston port and made the city pay almost 1 million dollars that made up for the teat that was dumped into the Boston harbor.
  • lexington and concord

    this sparked the american revolution. the british soldiers went out from boston to capture rebel leaders
  • battle of bunker hill

    The first major battle of the American revolution. the British suffered 1054 causalities and the Americans suffered 367 causalities
  • olive branch petition

    Congress offered a proposal asking for recognition of American rights, the ending of the Intolerable Acts in exchange for a cease-fire.
  • common sense

    this was a pamphlet made by Thomas Paine and this helped sway people into believing the colonies needed independence from Britain.
  • treaty of paris

    the treaty of paris ended the french and indian war between the british and the french. the french gave up all their land in north america and effectly ending any threat to the british colonies
  • french and indian war 1754-1763

    a nine-year war that was between France and Great Britain. the treaty of Paris ended this war and the treaty had France sign over North American territories east of the Mississippi River. the cost of the contributed to the British adding an additional tax to the American colonies