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  • The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War
    The French and Indian war broke out because of disagreement of trades and settlements. The colonists reaction to this event was that they were very angry.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The point of the Sugar Act was to end trade and the act of smuggling of sugar and molasses from the French. The colonists reacted by protesting.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The point of the Stamp Act was to assist in paying for British troops located in the colonies during the Seven Year’s War. The colonists reacted with anger and were quick to oppose.
  • The Declaratory Act

    The Declaratory Act
    The point of the Declaratory Act was to assert taxes to North Americans from the British. The colonists were outraged.
  • The Townshend Act

    The Townshend Act
    The point of the Townshend Act was to pay the salaries of the colonial judges and governors. The colonists protested this.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    The point of the Tea Act was to bail out the East India Company which played a huge role in Britian’s economy. The colonists resisted this which resulted in the infamous Boston Tea Party.
  • The Revolutionary War

    The Revolutionary War
    The point of the Revolutionary War was to overthrow British rule to become the United States. The colonists seemed to be happy about this because they had more opportunities for trade and the ridiculous taxes came to a halt.