Revolutionary War

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    Revolutionary War

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Britain prohibited colonists to have settlement beyond the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Raised profit by increasing duties on sugar from the west indies.
  • Currency Act

    Currency Act
    Britain banned the colonists of assemblies from issuing paper bills.
  • Committees of Correspondence

    Committees of Correspondence
    Helped spread propaganda and news through letters.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    Colonists were ordered to house the British soldiers if necessary.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    This made tax stamps on many things like playing cards, newspapers, and marriage license.
  • Stamp Act Cogress

    A statement of rights was made by nine delegates from each colony. It brought colonists together in opposition to Britain.
  • Sons and daughters of liberty

    They enforced laws such as tar and feathering.
  • Townshed Acts

    Townshed Acts
    These taxes are made for helping make the colonial officials independent of the colonists. It also included jobs on glass, paper, and tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The colonists and British soldiers battled in Boston. This was an example of British cruelty.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    East India was given an exclusive ownership to legal privilege to assist the British.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Group of colonists dumped tea over the three ships while disguised as Native Americans.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    This was British's response to the tea party. They placed restrictions on town meetings and they closed the Harbour.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The colonists responded to the intolerable acts by creating the Association calling for boy cot-ting British goods.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    British troops were ordered to seize stores in Lexington and Concord and to capture Samuel Adams and John Hancock.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The colonies were represented at this meeting and George Washington was named head of the continental army.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    This victory made George III proclaim the colonies in rebellion.