The Road to Revolution

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In History
  • The Molasses Act

    The Molasses Act
    This act levied a stiff tax or rum, molasses, and sugar produced in the British west indies for sale to colonies, produced vigorous opposition on the ground that it sought to protect English economic interests at the colonists expense.
  • Iron Act was passed

    Iron Act was passed
    In 1750 the Iron Act was passed. This act was pretty much the development of iron manufacturing in colonies. This lead to free importation of colonial pig iron and bar iron into any English ports.
  • The Currency Act

    The Currency Act
    This act banned colonial governments from issuing paper money and they required all tax and debts to British merchants to be paid in British currency.
  • The Declaratory Act was passed

    The Declaratory Act was passed
    On March 18, 1765 the Declaratory Act was passed. This declares its rights to make its laws governing and colonists. This act resolved in the binding of the colonies.
  • Parliament approved the quartering act

    Parliament approved the quartering act
    On May 3rd, 1765, the British parliament met and finally passed a quartering act for the Americans.The reason why the parliament passed the quartering act is because they wanted to address the concerns of a troop deployment. The troops could only be quartered in Barracks. If there wasn’t enough space in Barracks then they had to be quartered in public houses and inns. The Greenville government built a troop at the end of the French an Indian war, to protect colonist from threats.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    The tea act happened because they wanted the tea to be directly sold to colonist, cheap. They also thought this would be a way to support taxes. Lastly, this led to the Boston tea party, the tea was spread throughout the waters. The significance of the act was to support if the taxes, and to rebel against them.
  • The Quebec Act

    The Quebec Act
    I’m 1774, the Quebec act was passed by the British parliament to institute a permanent administration in Canada replacing the temporary government created at the time of the proclamation of 1763. It eventually gave the French Canadians complete religious freedom and restored the French form of civil law. The Quebec act was pretty much to gain the loyalty of the French Canadians. They wanted freedom of worship on the colony so they could freely practice their religion.