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    French and Indian war ( 7 year war )

    The french and Indian war also known as the seven year war was a imperial struggle between Britain an France called the hundreds year's wars. This was caused by border conflict due to both continue perusing to expand land The effect of this war were the treaty of Hubertusburg and Paris in February 1763. French lost a lot of land because of their loss. This also contributes to their intervention in the America revolution siding with the Patriots.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    King George III issued a proclamation which forbid colonial settlement of the Appalachian after the end of the french and Indian war. This was intended to win over the Indians by checking the settlers of their land. The British leaders feared that colonist would continue moving west of the Appalachian mountains. The effect of this proclamation was that it banned settlers to leave the upper Ohio river Valley.
  • Sugar Act

    An Act proposed by the Prime Minister George Grenville, an extension of the Molasses Act , to raise revenue to help defray the military cost of protecting the American colonies when Britain Economy was saddled with huge debt. The reason for this was because importers were smuggling from market competitors french and Spanish colonies.the effect of this was protesting and " no Taxation without Representation "
  • Stamp Act

    Passes by the British parliament to impose on all American colonist and required them to pay a tax on every piece of paper. Money used to pay cost of defending and protecting the american frontier near the Appalachia Mountains . The effect of this was that the colonist protested against the ACT which resulted in the creation of "Sons of Liberty"
  • Quartering Act

    British parliament in local government to provide the British soldiers with any needed accommodating and housing. Was put into effect as punishment for the Boston Tea party. The effect of this was the the increased anger at British which led to the revolution.
  • Townshend Acts

    Series of measures introduced into the English parliament. These Acts placed duties on various goods which allowed tax collectors to search for smuggled goods. The effect of this was hatred toward the British for it took away power from colonial governments . Resulted in boycotting British goods
  • Boston Massacre

    A street Fight between mobs protesting British soldiers which resulted in many colonist being killed and the rise of ire of the citenzenry. 5 were killed due to the soldiers shooting the crowd . started rebellion and untrustworthy of the government for they were suppose to protect their people not kill them .
  • committees of correspondence

    a colonial opposition against brutish policy the effects of this were the making of the sons of liberty and like minded ideas against the government of British

    the tea act was passed by British parliament to bail out the floundering east India company a key factor in the British economy . The British gave them a monopoly as well as transportation and sales on tea.The effect of this causes colonist to dump tons of tea overboard to show rebellion toward the British. Known as the midnight raid of the Boston tea party.Another step toward the making of the american revolution
  • Boston tea party

    The Boston tea party was a rebellion , a form of protest, by the "sons of liberty" to appose the British control for they felt they cant "tax without representation" they threw tons of tea into the sea which in effect causes the British to get angry about the incident and taxed the British and passed the intolerable acts which forces them to pay all the damage they have caused and the closing of ports but also increases the rebellion toward the British .
  • Intolerable acts

    The intolerable acts as the colones called it were acts passed in 1774 to punish the colonist for the Boston tea party and other forms of protesting. With these acts came the closing of ports in Boston, taxation, suppression of the sons of liberty and the need and housing toward the red coats. The cause of these acts were that the British were fed up with the colonies and felt punishment was in order. The effect this was now all 13 colonies were fed up with Britain.
  • First Continental Congress

    The first meeting between 12 of the 13 colonies at Pennsylvanian in order to organize colonial resistance to parliaments coercive acts ( intolerable acts ). The causes of this was the resistance to taxes.The effect was the increases patriarchy toward all colonies.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    the battle of Lexington and concord were the first physical engagements of the american revolutionary war. The causes of this was when British troops had came to confiscate colonial weapons so the colonials fought back because no one messes with their weapons . The effect of this interaction was confidence a boost that led to more militia interaction .by the following summer a full scale war of independence had broken out
  • Second continental congress

    A convention of delegates from the 13 colonies in Philadelphia. To discuss how the colonist would meet the military threat of the British. The second meeting managed the colonial war effort and eventually adopted the declaration of independence on July 4.
  • Common sense

    A best seller by Thomas Paine that Sparked colonist to rebel against the much hated Britain parliament . Paine had the radical idea that colonies should set up America has a free Independence ,democratic, and away from England and British rule .It was the most potent pamphlet ever written it sold a total of 120,000 within a few months .Made the colonist realize the mistreatment of the colonies and push for their independence
  • Declaration Of Independence

    The declaration of independence was drafted by "Committee of Five", consisting of John Adams of Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson of Virginia, Robert R. Livingston of New York, and Roger Sherman of Connecticut.The declaration of independence has sculpted what America is today. the declaration was caused by the buildup of frustration of toward Great Britain and. their taxation. Gave English complete control of their colonies