Road to Revolution

  • Proclamation Line

    King George III following Great Britain acquisition of french territory in North America after the end of the french and Indian war a seven year war which forbade all settlement past a line drawn along the appalachian mountains
  • Tea Act

    The principal objective was to reduce the massive amount of tea held by the financially troubled british east india company
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    an act of the british parliament in 1756 that exacted revenue from the american colonies by imposing a stamp duty on newspapers and legal and commercial documents
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    quartering act is a name given to a minimum of two acts of british parliament in the local governments of the american colonies to provide the british soldiers with any needed accommodations or housing
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    the Declaratory Act was an act of the parliament of great britain which accompanied the repeal of the stamp act 1765 and the changing and lessening of the sugar act
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    The townshend acts were a series of acts passed beginning in 1767 by the parliament of great britain relating to the british colonies in north america
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was the killing of five colonists by british regulars
  • Committee of Correspondence

    The Committees of Correspondence rallied colonial opposition against british policy and established a political union among the thirteen colonies
  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party was a political protest by the sons of liberty in boston
  • intolerable coercive acts

    The Intolerable Acts were the american patriots term for a series of punitive laws passed by the british parliament in 1774 after the boston tea party
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    Road to Revolution

    The revolutionary war began with the confrontation between British troops and local militia at lexington and concord massachusetts on 19 April 1775.
  • Shot Heard Around the World

    Shot Heard Around the World
    The first shots were fired just after dawn in Lexington Massachusetts the morning of the 19th
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1776 advocating independence from great britain to people in the thirteen colonies.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    at war with the kingdom of great britain regarded themselves as thirteen newly independent sovereign states and no longer under british rule Instead they formed a new nation