Angry Colonist

By sophs4
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    This was when the English created laws that regulated trade between them and us. It then became harder for us to trade with other countries.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 stated a law forbidding English colonists to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains. This made us angry because it gave the Natives more control over the land.
  • Sugar and Stamp Act

    Sugar and Stamp Act
    The law that placed new duties on legal documents, and taxed newspapers, almanacs, playing cards, and dice. This act angered us because we were being taxed for things we already pay for.
  • "No taxation without representation!"

    "No taxation without representation!"
    We had no right to elect representitives for Parliament. So, we began to rebel saying that Parliament had no right to tax us, colonists.
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    When the king wanted to show colonists he had power. Parliament had the right to pass laws for the colonies in "all caes whatsoever". The king did his job. It put us all under a lot more stress.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    This act stated that goods such as glass, paper, paint, lead, and tea would be taxed. More things taxed just made it harder to start our lives in the Americas.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    This was when there was a conflict and five colonists were killed by British troops. There was a mob and many others were injured.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    There was a law that let the British East India Company bypass tea merchants and sell directly to colonists. We rebelled. What we did was we threw tea into the harbor.
  • Intolerable Act

    Intolerable Act
    This was a series of laws passed to punish us for the tea party. However, we just kept protesting.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    This was a peace petition sent to King George by colonial delegates after the battles of Lexington and Concord. We did this because we just wanted peace by now.