Timeline 1763-1774

  • Proclamation

    This proclamation reserved all western territory and attempting to halting the expansion for Great Britain westward. This really upset the colonists because the whole reason for the French and Indian War was to expand wester ward, and now they are not expanding this caused issues. https://images.app.goo.gl/LdNdwnqUJEP56StZ7
  • Sugar Act

    The act was put into place in order to prevent smuggling happening with Great Britain. This act outlawed the importation of rum from other countries and put taxes on things like wine, coffee, and silks. This affected the colonists by reducing smuggling.
  • Currency Act

    The currency act banned the use of hard currency so Parliament could control the Colonial Currency system. This had a negative impact on the economy because the colonists already did not have a lot of hard currency.
  • Quartering act

    Quartering act
    This act required colonists to let troops stay in their home and provide them with supplies. This upset the colonists because they had to aid the troops with their own money and supplies. https://www.ushistory.org/declaration/related/images/quartering.jpg
  • The stamp act

    The stamp act
    The stamp act is when the British Government set high taxes on all paper products like newspapers, letters, and packs of cards in order to pay off the debt caused by the French and Indian War. This enraged the colonists because they did not have a say in the decisions to impose taxes. https://jyfmuseums.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Stamp-Act.jpg
  • Declaratory Act

    The declaratory act was passed and the purpose of this was to banish the stamp act and to lessen the sugar act, but the Parliament also asserted their power on the colonists by stating that they can still make any law to impose taxes on the colonists, which really upset the colonists.
  • The Townshend Act

    This was an act passed by Parliament to impose taxes on colonists for all imported goods. The colonists avoided paying taxes by using substitute teas and homemade paper. This affected the colonist by still opposing taxes on them without their consent.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    In Boston there were some British troops there to protect the customs commissioner. While the British troops were there some of the colonists were throwing snowballs and this led to the British colonists opening fire on some of the Boston citizens. This incident showed how severe the tyranny in Great Britain was and how harsh they were towards the colonists. https://www.history.com/.image/t_share/MTY2MzMwNzU2MDkwNTcwNDE0/boston-massacre-gettyimages-640266037.jpg
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Parliament decided to lift the Townshend act and stop taxing all imported goods except for tea. The colonists dressed as Indians and were led by Samuel Adams, they got onto three British ships and dumped all of the tea into the harbor. This was on of the first times the colonists stood up for themselves against parliment. https://poseidonnavigation.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/tea-2.jpg
  • Quebec Act

    Quebec Act
    This act extends the barriers of Quebec to south of the Ohio River. This was enacted to gain the loyalty of many of the French and gave many rights to the Catholic Church. https://cdn.britannica.com/44/64944-050-EDDFF6B3/Canada-1774.jpg
  • Intolerable Acts

    This act was a punishment for the Boston Tea Party, they cut off all ties with the harbor which halted all the trade going on, and negatively affected the economy and led to less money for the colonists.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    This act is when the colonists had to aid and take soldiers into their homes. They had to feed and care for the soldiers that were assigned into their homes. This enraged the colonist because they had to give up their privacy and money for the troops. https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTpYsS1Wk_zsJSnKXbqOu3mbx9-4IMesy1Emg&usqp=CAU