Revo war

Road to Revolution-Charlemagne

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  • Sugar Act of 1764

    Sugar Act of 1764
    The Sugar Act of 1764 was passed by British parliament to get more money to pay for protection for the colonies. The sugar act enabled the british to tax colonists for sugar, wine, etc. They did this so that they could pay for protection for the colonists. The british hoped that the act would force colonists to sell to them instead of other countries. Colonists didn't like that they could only sell their goods to the british.
  • Currency Act of 1764

    The Currency Act was an act made to abate the confusion with the currency and make sure that the colonials were sticking to the british currency. The colonists didnt like this because the only way to get currency was by trade that had to be regulated by the British. Since colonists were unhappy about this they did not trade with the british.
  • Stamp Act of 1765

    The stamp act was an act that taxed colonists for all the papers they used. Papers such as legal documents, ship's papers, licenses, newspapers, and other publications. Money collected from the taxes would go towards defending the American frontier. The colonists didn't like the standard it set. The colonists also didn't like it because they saw it as the British taxing them without the consent of the colonial legislation.
  • Quartering Act of 1765

    The Quartering act was an act that the British passed that made colonists house and feed British soldiers. The British thought that if they were sending soldiers to protect then it was only right for the colonies to pay for it. The colonists were upset with the British because they didn't want the british soldiers there in the first place.
  • Stamp Act Congress 1765

    The Stamp Act Congress was formed on October 19, 1765. There were twenty-seven representatives from each of the thirteen colonies. The representatives from the colonies were not shy about expressing their displeasure. This Congress was one of the first steps of the colonies and the british trying to problem solve.
  • Declaratory Act of 1766

    The Declaratory act of 1766 was just the British saying that they may do whatever they want with the colonies and they have no say, but it's all for the good of the empire. The colonists didn't like that the British passed an act where they coukld say whatever they want and the colonists could do nothing about it.
  • Townsend Act of 1767

    The townshend act waas a slew of taxes that the British imposed. These taxes were on all goods imported to the colonies. The british imposed these taxes to increase revenue and to prove that they had the right to impose taxes. The colonists were not happy because were not bhappy because many things they used were imported such as glass, paint, oil, lead, paper, and tea.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 (Royal Proclamation) was an attempt by the british to stop the colonists from expanding westward. This was put in effect because the British were allies with thecnative americans and they feared that the colonists would push them out of their trerritory. So the British were trying to please the natives by keeping the colonists away from them. The colonists were not happy because they saw it as the British trying to conatin them so that they are easy to rule over.