Taxation Timeline by Alexandra Fruhling and Devon Wood

Timeline created by Alexandra Fruhling
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act reduced the rate of tax of molasses from 6 pence to 3 pence per gallon.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act imposed all American colonists to pay taxes on every printed paper they used.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    The Quartering Act taxed American colonists to pay for provisions because The British would invade their homes.
  • The Townshend Act

    The Townshend Act
    The Townshend Act put taxes on imported paper, paint, lead, glass, and tea. And took away American colonists freedom.
  • Virginia's Resolutions

    Virginia's Resolutions
    Only Virginia's governor or legislative could tax its citizens.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre put taxes on common products imported to the colonies, like paper, glass, and tea.
  • The Boston Tea Party/ Tea Act

    The Boston Tea Party/ Tea Act
    The Boston Tea Party reduced the taxes on British tea. It gave British merchants an unfair advantage on selling tea.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill
    Bunker Hill put martial law in effect, and stated that any person helping the Americans would be considered a traitor.
  • The Declaration Act

    The Declaration Act
    The Declaration Act was declared by the British Parliament claiming that taxing authority was the same in America
  • The Battle of Trenton

    The Battle of Trenton
    The Battle of Trenton was small, but pivotal battle in the Revolutionary War.