Road to revolution

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In History
  • The French and Indian War

    Great Britain, in North America, got great territorial gain. The war expenses caused colonial discontent.
  • The proclamation of 1763

    When the Natives revolted, King George III declared that every land west of the Appalachian Divide, was not for the Colonial settlers.
  • The Sugar Act

    The sugar and Molasses act was about about to expire, so parliament passed a modified version. This enforced merchants to pay six pence per gallon.
  • The stamp act of 1766

    The Declaratory Act was passed by the parliament at the same time as the Stamp act to reaffirm its authority to pass any colonial legislation.
  • Townshend acts of 1767

    The Townshend Duties stated that the Parliament was able to tax the American colonies, like they did in Great Britain.
  • The Boston Massacre

    On king street in Boston, there was a deadly riot which started off between American colonists and a British soldier.
  • Tea act

    The tea act later caused the revolutionary movement in Boston. This was passed by parliament and no new taxes were made.
  • Boston Tea Party

    At Griffin's Wharf, there was a political protest. American colonists dumped tea into the harbor because they were angry with Britain.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable acts was passed for colonial defiance with the Quebec act. This establishment was for a new administration for the territory ceded to Britain..
  • 1st continental congress

    The first meeting of 12 of the 13 delegates from the British colonies, which became the united states.
  • Road to revolution

    On this date, the British troops left Boston because the munitions were stored by the patriots and they wanted to seize them.