road to revolution

  • the french and indian war

    the French and the Brits wanted more land which meant more power and they were taking over the native Americans land and they became worried that they were going to lose their land so the natives started to fight back for the land
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    King George III declared all lands west of the Appalachian Divide off limits to colonial settlers. so the natives got land and the brits got their land
  • sugar act

    an act aimed at ending the trade of sugar and molasses
  • stamp act

    Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London, carrying an embossed revenue stamp. Printed materials included legal documents, magazines, playing cards, newspapers, and many other types of paper used throughout the colonies, and it had to be paid in British currency, not in colonial paper money.
  • Townshend Acts of 1767

    The Townshend Acts were a series of measures, passed by the British Parliament in 1767, that taxed goods imported to the American colonies. But American colonists, who had no representation in Parliament, saw the Acts as an abuse of power.
  • The boston massacre

    The Boston Massacre was a deadly riot that occurred on March 5, 1770, on King Street in Boston. It began as a street brawl between American colonists and a lone British soldier, but quickly escalated to a chaotic, bloody slaughter.
  • Tea act

    The Tea Act 1773 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. The principal objective was to reduce the massive amount of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company in its London warehouses and to help the struggling company survive
  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party was a political protest that occurred on December 16, 1773, at Griffin's Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts. American colonists, frustrated and angry at Britain for imposing “taxation without representation,” dumped 342 chests of tea, imported by the British East India Company into the harbor.