Leading to the American Revolution

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  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamation was placed to keep Settlers and Indians from killing each other over land. King Gearoge 3 made a line that the settkers could not pass. the line was basically the peaks of the appalachian mountains. Although King George 3 made this line the Settlers did not obey and they crossed the line which led to expansion and death.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act requied the colonist to buy a stamp for any paper products. this led to many patriots rebelling and riots. The riots that took place involved hanging dummies that appeared like British officials. The Act was passed to gain money for Great Britan who was losing alot of money.
  • The Quartering Act

    As soon as the Stamp Act fadedThe colonist noticed another tax. It required the colonist to house th troops and provide them with luxury items. Most colonist coukd bareky afford to house and feed themselves and now they are having to house and feed troops as well. this led to, yet again, rioting. The British would not allow a town meeting until they cooperated but the Act was soon repealed.
  • Townshend Acts

    The Townshend Acts were passed by a man known as "Champagne Charlie" or fomally known as Charles Townshend. The tax affected all of the colonies and taxed British goods that were imported. The biggest tax was on tea and other popular items.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre ocurred when a small riot broke out between loyalist and patriots and once the riot settled down there were five patriots dead and ten injured.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The BOston Tea Party was caused by a tax on tea that was made to save Th British East Tea Co. This later lead to a group of Patriots dressing up as indians and throwing the tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    This was passed to punish the colonist for dumoing the tea. British war ships lined the boston harbour and would not allow any import ships to enter the harbour. This prevennted any imported goods to enter the scolonies.
  • The First Continental Congress

    This event started the idea of The United States of America and later led to indepedence
  • The Battle at Lexington and Concord

    Lobsterbacks are marching to Concord to seize ammunition and gunpowder but are delayed at Lexington by militia and when they reach Concord the ammunition and gunpowder are hidden.