Helena- Growing Tension

  • The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War
    Due to this war the British won more land but increased the British debt. Colonists would be taxed more,which made the colonists angry.
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 stopped Colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains. Native Americans could have all of the land West of the Appalachian Mountains.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    Under the Molasses Act, colonial merchants had been required to pay a tax of six pence per gallon on the importation of foreign molasses. Because of this, they mostly avoided the taxes and undercut the intention of the tax.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act required Colonists to pay a tax on printed papers. They did this to prove that their taxes were paid.
  • The Quatering Act

    The Quatering Act
    The Quatering Act ordered colonishts to provide,"quaters" for British solidiers. This meant that Colonists had to let solidiers into their home for as long as they needed. The Colonists had to provide food and a place to stay.
  • The Declaratory Act

    The Declaratory Act
    This was an act for the better securing the dependency of his Majest's dominions in America upon the crown and parliament of Great Britian.
  • The Townshend Revenue Act

    The Townshend Revenue Act
    This was an act for granting certain duties in the British colonies and plantations in America.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The Colonists were still angry at the British for living in their towns. On March 5th The bad feelings for the British erupted in violence.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    Colonists dressed as Native Americans. Still dressed as the Natives, they dumped Tea into Boston Harbor.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    The British viewed colonial protesters, especially after the Boston Tea Party. One time the colonished tarred and featherd a tax collecter and forced tea down his throat.