George the 111 becomes king

  • George 111 becomes King

    George 111 becomes King
    King George the 111 was the prime spark to the American Revolution. He was a corrupted Tyrant, who did not care for thr rights of the people. He had filled the Parlament with his friends and with others of his choosing witch did not care about the people much more then he did. He had many unfair Taxes and Acts placed on the colonist, he drove them to no other opition besides striving for independence.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris brought peace between France and England. it ended the Seven Years War and brought 'temporary' peace between American Colonist and the British but sadley being close helped tear them further apart in the end.
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  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The purpose of the proclamation was to organize Great Britain's new North American empire and to stabilize relations with the Native Americans. Professiors say that the Proclomation was a major source of tension after 1768.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    In 1764 Parliament passed the Sugar Act, with the goal of raising 100,000 pounds, an amount equal to one-fifth of the military expenses in North America. The Sugar Act signaled the end of colonial exemption from revenue-raising taxation. Previous acts, such as the long-standing Navigation Acts, had been passed as protectionist measures, regulating trade to boost the economy of the British Empire as a whole. Under the Navigation Acts, taxes were paid by British importers alone, rather than the co
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
  • Quatering Act

    Quatering Act
  • Declaratory acts

    Declaratory acts
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
  • Circular Letters

    Circular Letters
    The Massachusetts Circular Letter was a statement written by Samuel Adams and passed by the Massachusetts House of Representatives in February 1768 in response to the Townshend Acts. Reactions to the letter brought tensions between the British Parliament and Massachusetts to a boiling point, and resulted in the military occupation of Boston by the British Army, which contributed to the coming of the American Revolution.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
  • Gaspee Incident

    Gaspee Incident
  • Tea Acts

    Tea Acts
    <a href='http://"The Tea Act." Version 1., 28 Sept. 2011. Web. 28 Sept. 2011. <' >bib</a>The Tea Act, passed by Parliament on May 10, 1773, would launch the final spark to the revolutionary movement in Boston. The act was not intended to raise revenue in the American colonies, and in fact imposed no new taxes. It was designed to prop up the East India Company which was floundering financially and burdened with eighteen million pounds of unsold tea. This tea was to be shipped directly to the colonies, and sold at a bargain price. The Townshend Duties were still in place, however, and
  • Committess of Correspondence

    Committess of Correspondence
    <a href='http://young, 1773 the political situation had deteriorated. There was concern about the courts. Massachusetts', ardent Boston patriot, Josiah Quincy, and Jr.. "Committee of correspondence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Version 1. wikipedia, 28 Sept. 2011. Web. 28 Sept. 2011. <' >bib</a>The Committees of Correspondence were shadow governments organized by the Patriot leaders of the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of American Revolution. They coordinated responses to Britain and shared their plans; by 1773 they had emerged as shadow governments, superseding the colonial legislature and royal officials. The Maryland Committee of Correspondence was instrumental in setting up the First Continental Congress, which met in Philadelphia. These served an important role in the Revolution, b
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a direct action by colonists in Boston, a town in the British colony of Massachusetts, against the British government and the monopolistic East India Company that controlled all the tea imported into the colonies. On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor. The incident remains an iconic event of American history,
  • First Contiental Congress

    First Contiental Congress
    <a href='"First Continental Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Version 1. Wikipedia, 28 Sept. 2011. Web. 28 Sept. 2011. <' >bib</a>The First Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from twelve of the thirteen North American colonies that met on September 5, 1774, at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, early in the American Revolution. It was called in response to the passage of the Coercive Acts (also known as Intolerable Acts by the Colonial Americans) by the British Parliament. The Intolerable Acts had punished Boston for the Boston Tea Party.
    The Congress was attended by 56 members appointed by the
  • Suffolk Resolves

    Suffolk Resolves
    <a href='http://"The Suffolk Resolves House at Milton, MA. - Cosmeo." Cosmeo. Version 1. cosmeo, 28 Sept. 2011. Web. 28 Sept. 2011.' >bib</a>The Suffolk Resolves House at Milton, Massachusetts. Dr. Joseph Warren, angry over the Boston Port Act, wrote a series of resolutions that were adopted by the citizens of Suffolk County at a mass meeting here on September 9, 1774. These Resolves called for the organization of local militia for defensive purposes and a total boycott of English goods; they also urged citizens not to pay taxes. Paul Revere rode to Philadelphia to deliver these to the Congress, which was debating whether or not to s
  • Coercive Acts

    Coercive Acts
    <a href='http://"The Coercive Acts." United States American History. Version 1. ushistory, 28 Sept. 2011. Web. 28 Sept. 2011.' >bib</a>Properly known as the Restraining Acts, the Coercive Acts, as they were popularly known in England, were introduced in 1774 by the new government of Lord North, who acted with the direct encouragement of George III. Several voices of caution had been raised in Parliament, particularly those of Edmund Burke and Lord Chatham, who feared that stern measures were charting a course no one really wanted to follow; their advice, however, was not heeded. This legislation's purpose was to restore order
  • Quebec Act

    Quebec Act
    <a href='http://"HowStuffWorks "Quebec Act"." HowStuffWorks "History". Version 1. uhistory, 28 Sept. 2011. Web. 28 Sept. 2011.' >bib</a>Quebec Act, legislation passed by the British Parliament in 1774 for governing Canada, at that time called the Province of Quebec. The act continued French civil law in the province, admitted Roman Catholics to full citizenship, and permitted the Catholic Church to retain privileges it had when the area belonged to France. The Quebec Act withheld a representative assembly, providing instead for government of the province by an appointed governor and council. It also extended the boundaries of th
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    <a href='http://flood, the rude bridge that arched the. "Battles of Lexington and Concord - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Version 1. wiki, 28 Sept. 2011. Web. 28 Sept. 2011. <' >bib</a>The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.[9][10] They were fought on April 19, 1775, in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy (present-day Arlington), and Cambridge, near Boston. The battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies in the mainland of British North America.
    About 700 British Army reg