Road to Revolution

  • The French and Indian war

    The French and Indian war
    Also known as the 7 year war, the French and Indian war was between Great Britain and France. They fought over control of North America.
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 is a British boundary line that marked the Appalachian Mountains. It stopped Anglo-American colonists from settling on those lands
  • The Sugar act

    The Sugar act
    The sugar act was an act given from the British that put taxes and regulations on goods imported into the colonies..
  • The Stamp act of 1766

    The Stamp act of 1766
    The Stamp act was an act that made it so the colonists had to pay for British troops. They payed in the form of a stamp, thus the name, The Stamp Act.
  • Townshend Acts of 1767

    Townshend Acts of 1767
    After the Stamp act and the Sugar act failed to get more money out of the colonists the British made another rule that taxed goods that came from them.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre is a massacre that started as a street brawl between American colonists and a British soldier. It soon became a massacre.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    the Tea Act was an act that gave permission to ship the tea straight to the colonies instead of stopping in England.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party is when the colonists were angry with the British for making them buy tea so they gathered the tea and dumped the tea into the into the harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    The Intolerable acts was a series of acts made by the British to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    The 1st Continental Congress was made in 1774 to limit the power the British had.