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Events leading to the Revolution

By jeradt
  • Proclamation of 1763

    The British degree prohibiting colonial Settlement west of the Appalachians. The cause for the Proclamation was to keep having wars and they just wanted peace so they just wrote the proclamation. The effect from the Proclamation is that they were very upset and they didn’t want to vote, because owning land meant a lot To the colonist.
  • townshend Acts

    townshend Acts
    taxes on glass , paint, oil, lead, paper, an tea. The cause of the Townshed act was that they tricked them into paying Taxes so they could pay British officials. In the result of the Townshed Act was that they boycotted all goods From English.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    Citizens were forced to house and take care of Englands troops. The troops could go into any house that they wanted to. This mad people even more mad than what they where and caused them to revolt even further.
  • Patrik Henry's speech

    Patrik Henry is known for his speech at St. John's Church, Richmond, Virginia where he told the citizens that it was time for change. He told them that it was time for them to get their liberty. his famous words are give me liberty or give me death
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    French and Indian War

    • The French and Indian War was the conflict between France and British in North America. The cause of the French an Indian war they were trying to Fight over the Appalachian territory. The effect of the French an Indian War was the war made all the colonist had learned to unite against a common foe.
  • The Stamp Act of 1763

    The Stamp Act of 1763
    The British decree taxing all legal papers Issued in the colonies. The cause of the Stamp Act is that it was the first time British tried to tax paper, had to have a stamp in order tax. The effect of the Stamp act was that the colonist boycotted All paper goods.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a "patriot" mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of British soldiers. Several colonists were killed and this led to a campaign by speech-writers to rouse the ire of the citizenry.
  • Boston Tea party

    Boston Tea party
    The group known as The Sons of Liberty revolted against the Tea Act. They dressed up as Indens and dumped tea into the ocean. The effect of this event is to show that people wont be taxed with representation.