Leading to the Revolutionary War

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In History
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    passed legislation that taxed goods that were brought into the colony including sugar and several other items.
  • Currency Act (1764)

    Were an attempt by parliament to limit the colonies abilities to create their own currency
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    Act that required local to provide British soldiers with food and housing
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    was a series of laws passed that imposed taxes on a lot of everyday goods.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    an angry mob of colonists confront British soldiers and 5 colonists are killed.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    this act granted the British East Indian Trade Company a monopoly of the tea sales in the American colonies.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    was a political protest by the colonist that dumped large amounts of tea imported by the British East India Company into the harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    these laws were passed as punishments after the Boston Tea Party
  • Stamp Act

    British law imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper. Ship's papers, legal documents, licenses, newspapers, other publications.