Road to revolution

Road to Revolution

By 26skey
  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    French expansion created tension between the British as they were expanding into their territory
  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    Tension between the french and british due to the french expanding into the british land
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Appalachian mountains create a border (the eastern continental divide)
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    Ending smuggling of sugar and molasses between the Brits, French, Dutch and West Indies
  • Stamp act of 1766

    Stamp act of 1766
    Made it so that the colonists were required to purchase a stamp for every official document they got therefore raising revenue and taxation for the colonists of early America
  • Townshend acts of 1767

    Townshend acts of 1767
    A series of "rules" that made it so that goods were taxed by the british government
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    A bloodbath that started as a riot of colonists that escalated quickly and resulted in the death of many people
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    Another excessive taxation was enforced upon the colonists this time charging tax for tea
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    An act of retaliation/protest by throwing tea off of the ships in the harbor and throwing it into the water
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    Another series of "rules" or "laws" passed by the british parliament in response to the recent colonial defiance
  • The 1st Continental Congress

    The 1st Continental Congress
    An arranged government created representing the 13 colonies and the early United States.