Final Product

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    They went into debt and had to tax colonists.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    American colonists could not settle west of the Appalachian mountains.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The act increased duties on non-British goods shipped to the colonies.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    incensed colonists were already weary of British rule and unfair taxation and roused them to fight for independence.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    By allowing the East India Company to sell tea directly in the American colonies
  • Boston tea party Turning Point

    Boston tea party        Turning Point
    rallied American patriots across the 13 colonies to fight for independence
  • Intolerable acts

    Intolerable acts
    The British instated the acts to make an example of the colonies after the Boston Tea Party, and the outrage they caused became the major push that led to the outbreak of the American Revolution in 1775.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    it persuaded many Americans to take up arms and support the cause of independence.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    A final attempt by the colonists to avoid going to war with Britain during the American Revolution. It was a document in which the colonists pledged their loyalty to the crown and asserted their rights as British citizens.