Colonial Unrest

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    Colonial Unrest

  • Treaty of Paris 1763

    It was a Treaty that was signed by France, Britain, Spain and Portugal that stated Britain had won the Seven Year War in North America.
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    Pontiac's Rebellion

    A Rebellion that consisted of Native American tribes rebelling against the colonists in the Ohio Valley. They wanted to reclaim their land and drive the British out of the region.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation by King George III of the acquisition of French territory in North America after the war. It forbade the settlements past a line in the Appalachian Mountains that was reserved for natives.
  • Sugar Act

    It was apart of the American Revenue Act and it was when Britain started taxing colonists on more goods in America. Those goods included sugar and the tax was to get money in order to pay for war debts.
  • Stamp Act

    British imposed taxes on every piece of printed paper and used money for defending Appalachian border.
  • Quartering Act

    British soldiers are places in homes of the colonists.
  • Declaratory Act

    The repeal of the stamp act which decreased the taxes.
  • Townshend Acts

    British imposed taxes on glass, lead, paint paper, and tea. This was seen an abuse of power and agreed to limit tax import of tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Colonists and British soldiers get into an altercation in Boston and 5 colonists are shot and killed
  • Tea Act

    The imposed tax on Tea in the colonies. This lowered the price of taxes less but the colonists were upset that the British were taxing more and more things.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Sons of Liberty sneak onto British Tea Ships and dump cargo into Boston Harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    British response to the Boston Tea Party.
    - Shut down Boston Harbor until the tea was paid for
    -Took away Massachusetts right to self-govern
  • 1st Continental Congress

    12 of the 13 colonies send representatives to discuss the Intolerable Acts.
    1st time colonies unite in one government action