The Road To Revolution

By lomaisa
  • Royal Proclaim

    Royal Proclaim
    The Proclamation forbade settlers from claiming land from the Aboriginal occupants, unless it has been first bought by the Crown and then sold to the settlers. The Royal Proclamation further sets out that only t While its intent was to slow the uncontrolled western expansion of the colonies and regulate the relationship between First Nations people and colonist she Crown can buy land from First Nations.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    Sugar Act, 1764, in U.S. colonial history, British legislation aimed at ending the smuggling trade in sugar and molasses from the French and Dutch West Indies and at providing increased revenues to fund enlarged British Empire responsibilities following the French and Indian War. The Sugar Act of 1764 was introduced by British Prime Minister George Grenville in an attempt to raise funds from the minimally taxed American.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act Congress passed a "Declaration of Rights and Grievances," which claimed that American colonists were equal to all other British citizens, protested taxation without representation, and stated that, without colonial representation in Parliament, Parliament could not tax colonists. the British Parliament passed the “Stamp Act” to help pay for British troops stationed in the colonies during the Seven Years' War. The act required the colonists to pay a tax, represented by a stamp.
  • Townshend Act

    Townshend Act
    All imports of glass, lead, paint, and tea were to be taxed, new customs officials were to be sent to the colonies to collect, and courts of admiralty were created to prosecute violators and smugglers. in colonial U.S. history, series of four acts passed by the British Parliament in an attempt to assert what it considered to be its historic right to exert authority over the colonies through suspension of a recalcitrant representative assembly.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Patriots argued the event was the massacre of civilians perpetrated by the British Army, while loyalists argued that it was an unfortunate accident, the result of self-defense of the British soldiers from a threatening and dangerous mob.
  • The Tea Act and the Tea Parties

    The Tea Act and the Tea Parties
    It reinforced a tea tax in the American colonies. The act also allowed the British East India Company to have a monopoly on the tea trade there. This meant that the American colonists were not allowed to buy tea from any other source. The Tea Act led directly to a protest known as the Boston Tea Party.
  • Prohibitory Act

    Prohibitory Act
    Parliament passes the Prohibitory Act, which outlaws American trade with foreign nations. All American ships, regardless of the owner's political sympathies are considered enemy vessels that can be captured by the British Navy and declared prizes of war, their cargoes sold to the highest bidder. They aimed to heal what they saw as an ill society beset by alcohol-related problems such as alcoholism, family violence, and saloon-based political corruption. Many communities introduced alcohol bans