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Road to Revolution-Makayla M. and Riley B.

  • the end of French and Indian war

    the french and indian war ended. Which was a fight for terittory. The war put Brittain in debt.
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    Road to Revolution

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    King George III made the proclamation that no more colonist could move west of the Appellation Mountains. This is because he didn't want to have to keep protecting the colonist from the Indians.
  • Proclamation of 1763 (continued)

    Proclamation of 1763 (continued)
    The colonist got very angry because they felt it was the king’s job to protect them. Some colonist still moved west and just ignored the proclamation. This helped lead to the out break of war because it made the colonist not trust the king and want to not be under British laws.
  • Sugar act

     Sugar act
    the sugar act is when Parliament decided to tax colonist by taxing sugar and molasses. The colonist thought it wasn't fair for parliament to tax them because they had no one there to represent them in parliament.
  • Sugar Act (continued)

    Sugar Act (continued)
    So the colonist boycotted sugar and molasses and started smuggling it. This help led to the Revolutionary War because it made the colonist angrier with parliament and made them want to not have to follow Britain’s laws.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    the Stamp act is where you were required to have special stamps for dice, newspapers, ex.., the colonist thought it was unfair to tax them because they had no representative in Parliament to talk on their behave.
  • Stamp Act (continued)

    Stamp Act (continued)
    In response to the Stamp Act the colonist started to Boycott the things being taxed, they sent petitions to the king, and started smuggling the goods being taxed. Also violence started to increase. This help lead to the outbreak of war because it increased the anger in the colonist.
  • Quartering Act of 1765

    Quartering Act of 1765
    The Quartering Act was passed to allow British soldiers to take a place in any colonists home which was a major violation according to some colonist. Colonists were already furious with the soldiers from earlier events such as the sugar act..
  • Quartering Act (continued)

    Quartering Act (continued)
    This increased violence in the colonies. This led to the outbreak of war because it was pushing the colonist not to wants to be under British laws.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    The Townshend act is an act that put tax on imports and let officers use the Writs of Assistance to search ships for smuggled goods. The colonist thought that the act violated their rights of privacy; also they thought it was unfair for Parliament to pass this act without the colonies having a rep.
  • Townshend Act (continued)

    Townshend Act (continued)
    The colonist decided to sign the non-importation agreement so they would not import taxed goods. This led to the outbreak of war because they didn’t want to have Parliament imposing on their rights.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston massacre took place on March 5th 1770. When British Soldiers were patrolling the streets and gunned down and killed 5 colonists.
  • Boston Massacre (continued)

    Boston Massacre (continued)
    After this the colonist thought the soldiers were monsters and wanted them not to patrol the streets anymore. This led to the outbreak of war because it pushed the colonist to there breaking point.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea act of 1773 let the colonist import tea directly from India. Even though the tea was still cheaper it was still taxed. The colonist saw this as a trick and was furious that the British parliament would pull such a trick.
  • Tea Act (continued)

    Tea Act (continued)
    The colonist decided to dress up as Indians and dump the tea into the Boston harbor. This lead to the outbreak of war because the Colonist were starting to expand their limits on what to do about the British laws.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party happened as a result of "No Taxation without Representation." The American colonists believed Britain was unfairly taxing them. Colonists also believed Parliament did not have the right to tax them because the American colonies were not represented in Parliament.
  • Boston tea Party (continued)

    Boston tea Party (continued)
    British know that they could tax them on tea also. The colonists became very mad. This helped lead to the outbreak of war because it angered Parliment which led to more laws, which angered the colonist.
  • Coercive/intolrable Acts

    Coercive/intolrable Acts
    The Coercive Acts or Intolerable acts were passed as a result to the Boston Tea Party, there were five acts. They were The Boston Port Act, Massachusetts Government Act, Administration of Justice Act, Quartering Act, and Quebec Act. The colonists were out raged because they thought these acts were too harsh.
  • Coercive/Intolrable Acts (continued)

    Coercive/Intolrable Acts (continued)
    The other colonies supported MA and held the first Continental Congress. This led to War because the colonist started to plan what they should do to be separate from the British.
  • The First Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from twelve of the thirteen North American colonies that met on September 5, 1774, at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, early in the American Revolution.
  • First continental Congress(continued)

    First continental Congress(continued)
    These colonies meet during these meetings to help make their colony the best it could be. This helped lead to the outbreak of war because it brought the Colonies together to plan about war.
  • Paul Revers Ride

    Paul Revers Ride
    Paul Reveres ride is when Paul Revere, Billy Dawes, and Sam Prescott ride up and down Concord and Lexington warning people that the British are coming. Paul Revere knew the British were coming because he saw the 2 lanterns hanging in the church. The colonist knew the British were coming and the Militia form preparing for battle. This led to the outbreak of war because the next day the Minutemen fought the British in the Revolutionary war.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. They were fought on April 19, 1775, in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Monotony, and Cambridge, near Boston. The battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies. This lead to the outbreak of war because it was the first beginning to the Revolutionary war.
  • Lexington and Concord (continued)

    Lexington and Concord (continued)
    The battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies. This lead to the outbreak of war because it was the first beginning to the Revolutionary war.