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Causes of the American Revolution

  • End of French and Indian War

    End of French and Indian War
    Treaty of Paris (England in debt > taxes colonies) Treaty of Paris ends 7 years war Britan taxes colonists
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamtion of 1763 banned colonists from the West side of the Appalachian Mountains
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The sugar act placed taxes on all sugar goods and also it arrived in the colonies in a time of economic depression
  • Quartering Acts

    Quartering Acts
    had colonies provide food and shelter to British soldiers
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    taxed American colonists on goods
  • Declatory Acts

    Declatory Acts
    repealed The Stamp act but asserted Parliments right to govern colonies as it saw fit
  • Sons of Liberty

    Sons of Liberty
    The sons of Liberty was any man who inter-Colonial who protested against Parliament and the Crown
  • Daughters of Liberty

    Daughters of Liberty
    Inspired by The Sons of Liberty women began boycotting British goods they also began making their own goods
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British Red Coats open fired on 5 civillians that were throwing snowballs and rocks
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists dressed as Native Americans and snuck onto British ships and dumped tea to rebel against the Tea Act
  • Tea tax

    Tea tax
    Little tax on tea made some angry with it
  • Intolerable Acts/ Coercive Acts

    Intolerable Acts/ Coercive Acts
    These were passed as a response to The Boston Tea Party so they passed the following Acts: The Boston Port Act, Massachussets Goverment Act, Adminstration of Justice Act, Quartring Act, and Quebec act.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Was a meeting of twelve out of thirteen delegates from North American colonies it was held in Carpanter's Hall
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord