Road to Revolution

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    issued by king George III following Great Britain's aquisition of French territory after the Seven Years War
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    direct tax from the British government to the colonies
  • Stamp Act Congress

    Stamp Act Congress
    had representatives form colonies
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    A series of laws passed by the Parliament of Great Britain
  • Bostson Massacre

    Bostson Massacre
    british redcoaats killed five civillians
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    Its objective was to undercut the price of tea smuggled into Britain's North American colonies in preference to that of the British East India Company, and thereby convince the colonists to accept Parliament's right of taxation
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists disguised as Indians boarded tea ships anchored in the harbour and dumped their tea cargo overboard
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    t is expedient that new provisions and regulations should be established for improving the revenue of this Kingdom ... and ... it is just and necessary that a revenue should be raised ... for defraying the expenses of defending, protecting, and securing the same
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    a convention with twelve of the thirteen colonies present
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    relating to the british treatement of the colonies in america
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.[9][10] They were fought 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.
  • Declatory Act

    Declatory Act
    teh British wre repealing the stamp act because of the hurtful boycotts