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History Timeline!

  • The End of the French and Indian War

    The End of the French and Indian War
    The war ended with the Treaty of Paris and Great Britian had lots of territory gain but had lots of war debt. Britain won the war and took control over land that was claimed by France.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    Changing tax from six cents per gallon to three cents. Many colonist protested this act and complained to parliament saying they can’t have taxation without proper representation.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    Legislation that requires a tax to be paid for certain documents. When the tax is paid you would receive an official stamp that says basically your documents are legal. The colonist reacted to this act with boycotts of British goods to riots and attacks on the tax collectors.
  • The Declaratory Act

    The Declaratory Act
    British parliament’s taxing authority was the same as it was in America in Great Britain. Many colonist were celebrating this act as they saw it as a victory!
  • The Townshend Act

    The Townshend Act
    This was British parliament taxing goods imported to the American colonies. This act had colonist reacting by boycotting and starting the non-importation movement.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    Trying to reduce the great amounts of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company and to try and help the struggling company. The colonist that were merchants acted out with anger after this act.
  • The Start of the Revolutionary War

    The Start of the Revolutionary War
    Growing tensions between people of Great Britain’s 13 North American Colonies and the colonial government. The start of the revolutionary war was signified by the shot heard around the world.