American Revolution

  • Proclamation of 1763

    The French had effectively hemmed in the British settlers and had, from the perspective of the settlers, played the "Indians" against them
  • The Stamp Act

    Law that required the use of tax stamps on all legal documents, on certain business agreements, and on newspapers.
  • The Quartering Act

    You dont have to shelter a soilder during the war.
  • The Townshend Revenue Act

    Taxes on glass, paint, oil, lead, paper, and tea were applied with the design of raising $40,000 a year for the administration of the colonies.
  • The Intolerable Act

    The government spent immense sums of money on troops and equipment in an attempt to subjugate Massachusetts
  • Tea Act

    Imposed no new taxes on tea
  • The Boston Tea Party

    Massachusetts Patriots dumped 342 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor because of the tax on it.
  • Administration of Acts

    AN ACT for or the impartial administration of justice in the cases of persons questioned for any acts done by them in the execution of the law
  • Massachusetts Government Act

    AN ACT for the better regulating the government of the province of the Massachuset's Bay, in New England
  • Boston Port Act

    The Boston Port Act was one of the Coercive Acts that Parliament passed in an effort to regain control of unruly Massachusetts.