Brayden and Rachel American Revolution

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    French and Indian War 1754-1763

    The French and Indian War was a war fought by France and England. The French knew they would win because they had a secret weapon the American Indians. England was fighting for the western land of the appalachian mountains. The French was fighting for the American Indians rights.
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    The Royal Proclamation 1763

    The Royal Proclamation took place in 1763 by the appalachian mountains. King George said not to move west of the appalachian mountains to the settlers. Britain would have to spend more money to keep people safe from American Indian attacks.
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    The Quartering Act1765

    The Quartering Act took place in 1765. Colonists were forced to provide living quarters for British soldiers. Colonists provided food, beds, blankets, and even permission to walk around the house.
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    The Stamp Act 1765

    The Stamp Act took place in 1765. King George hated losing money. King George had the idea of creating The Stamp Act as a way of making money.King George declared that all paper materials would have to have a British stamp. The Stamp Act caused grumbling and riots. England sent soldiers to control the protest.
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    The Townshend Acts 1767

    The Townshend Act took place in 1767. Charles Townshend helped to lower taxes for the people in England. The king sent soldiers to enforce acts that taxed tea, glass, paper, and lead. The redcoats didn't include the colonists in the decision making at all.
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    The Boston Massacre 1770

    The Boston Massacre took place in 1770. One March evening, an angry mob approached the British soldiers on patrol in Boston. The colonists responded by throwing snowballs at the soldiers. The Redcoats used open fire. Five americans were killed and many more were wounded. Among the dead was Crispus Attucks, an African American who was concerned to be the first person to die.
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    The Tea Act 1773

    The Tea Act took place in 1773. King George made a new rule that the Colonists could only buy tea from the British East India Company. Colonist refused to follow the new rule. Colonist blocked ships and stop people from unloading tea.
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    The Boston Tea Party 1773

    The Boston Tea Party took place in the Boston Harbor in 1773. Several Colonists disguised as American Indians and sneaked onto three ships carrying tea. They dumped 90,000 pounds of tea into the Boston Harbor. King George was outraged and this was a big step to the American Revolutionary War.
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    The Intolerable Acts 1774

    The Intolerable Acts took place in 1774. King George closed the Boston Harbor for business. King George said that soldiers accused of crimes should be tried in England an not in the Colonies.KIng George reinforced the Quartering Acts.