road to revolution A.H

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    causes of the revolutionary war

  • End of the French and Indian war

    End of the French and Indian war
    The end of the French and Indian war marked a new string of taxes and laws for the thirteen colonies.
  • Proclaimation of 1763

    Proclaimation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 banned all colonists from settling any furthur west then the Appalachian Mountains. The colonists' belived that they should be able to live where they want to. The colonists' had widely ignored Englands' new act because they had no way of enforcing.
  • Sugar Act is passed

    Sugar Act is passed
    The Sugar Act was a tax that was put on sugar, molasses,and other things. This act included that harsh punishments would be given to colonists' that choose to smuggle these goods
  • Quartering Act is passed

    Quartering Act is passed
    The Quartering Act was an act that basically said that British soldiers could come into their home and the owners would, by law have to feed them and house them. Colonists' rights as citizens had then been violated. Some colonists' refusied to house and feed these soldiers which later ended in harsh punishments.
  • Stamp Act is passed

    Stamp Act is passed
    The Stamp Act was the act in which colonists had to buy an extra stamp for documents such as letters, contracts, wills, and even playing cards. This was an unfair tax to the colonists that they had no input on. The colonists demanded the act be repealed. They burned stamped papers that had the stamp act congress in ny city they also tarred and feathered officials.
  • Townshend Act was passed

    Townshend Act was passed
    Britan did not tax goods that were already in the colonies, but the goods that were coming in.The taxed imports such as lead, tea, and glass. The writs of assistance allowed british costom officials to search their ships without any reason. The colonists said ti was still a tax,butnow the colonists are being violated by british people.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was the killing of unarmed people on March 7 in 1770.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The tea act was passed to make up for the money britan lost in The French and Indian war. The tea was taxed a three pence a pound. Many mearchants are upset because it is STILL a tax. The Sons of Liberity organized The BostonTea Party to persuade the British {very rudley} to repeal the tea act.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The boston tea party was a protest by the people of the colonies to repeal the tea act.
  • intolerable acts

    intolerable acts
    The intolerable acts of 1774 were passed to "encourage" the colonists to pay for the tea that was dumped in the boston harbor. These acts ilead to more boycotts and protests
  • The First Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress
    The first continental congress was a meeting with all colony representatives except for Georgia's representatives. This included John Adams, George Washington, John Jay, and Sam Adams. They met to discuss what to do in response to England's taxation and other acts. They decided to meet again in May 1775.
  • Paul Revere's Ride

    Paul Revere's Ride
    Paul Revere's Ride was in the late hours of April 18th. Paul Revere alerted the colonists that the regulars' (british) were in fact coming to the colonies to fight. Paul rode into towns and yelled "the regulars are coming!" This made people get out of bed to help and/or hide. Paul rode for hours until he was captured by the British.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    On April 18 1775 in Lexington and Concord, British troops invaded and began to seize ammunition. 77 minute men were waiting to hear "FIRE". 8 farmers had died and the war had begun.