The Causes of the American Revaluation

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  • The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War was apart of a larger global conflict called the Seven Years War.The French and British had the most territorial disputes within North America during this war.Both countries wanted access to the profitable fur trade business and the cheap fertile land west of the Appalachian Mountains.Although the British lost majority of the initial battles they ultimately won the war.The colonists were angry with the Proclamation Line of 1763 and the taxes they were forced to pay.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The British Parliament passed the Sugar Act in 1764 in order to help pay for their debt from the French and Indian War as well as to pay for the troops guarding the Proclamation Line of 1763. It forced the colonists to pay a 3 cent tax on goods like sugar, coffee, indigo and certain kinds of alcohol. The colonists were not happy with this law because they had no say in parliament. The slogan “No Taxation without Representation” became popular in the colonies
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The British Parliament passed the Stamp Act in 165 in order to support the British soldiers protecting the Proclamation Line.The Stamp Act required that a stamp purchased by the British government had to be placed on all important documents like court papers, newspapers and even playing cards.The colonists were outraged because they were paying for troops that were keeping them out of the land they had just fought for in the French and Indian war.
  • Sons Of Liberty

    Sons Of Liberty
    A well-organized political organization shrouded in secrecy that was established to undermine British rule in colonial America. This group spang up in port cities like Boston and NYC. Group member were men from all walks of life, and they were known to be hot headed and violent.
  • The Townshend Act

    The Townshend Act
    The Townshend Acts taxed imported items such as paper, glass, paint and tea. The English Parliament passed this act to cover costs of the French and Indian War, as well as to show that they still had power over the colonies. The colonists were outraged with this act so they held public demonstrations, boycotted products and smuggled in goods. Parliament eventually decided to repeal this act because of colonial protests.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    On March 5 1770 there was a violent confrontation between the British soldiers and the colonists in Boston.The violent confrontation was a small war over the British and the colonists.The British didn’t take the first hit the colonist did but the British are being blamed for the first hit.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    This new tax law was not designed to raise taxes in the colonies. The tea act was created to help the East but the colonist didn’t want to pay for tea that was so high taxed so they sent the tea back or left it on the docks to rot.There were 18 million unsold crates of unsold tea.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was meant to be a unharmful act.The Colonist didn’t want to pay for the tea so The went as far as dressing as Mohawk Indians and tossed over 342 Crates of tea into the harbor.There were about 60 colonist who dressed as Mohawk Indians.
  • The Coercive(Intolerable) Acts

    The Coercive(Intolerable) Acts
    The Coercive(Intolerable) Acts was to punish the colonist so the colonist had to pay for the tea and the harbor was closed to all in till all tea was paid for.Many lost jobs and others stores closed due to lack of goods to sell.
  • The First Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was a meeting of representatives from 12 colonies were present.This group of men discussed the current crisis with England and expressed there outrage with the Coercive Acts.This meeting included leaders like George Washington,John Adams,Patrick Henry,John Jay,Samuel Adams and many others.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    This was the battle of Lexington and Concord,900 Redcoat Troops we’re given orders to head to Lexington and Concord to arrest.Many had to fight some people were not even experienced they had a couple days to get prepared then there was battle some died and some had the impact of surprise battle,some were given orders to gather from enemies weaponry but no weapons were found and things were burned then many British men died because the were hit with a surprise attack and were followed away.