U.S. History 7th Grade

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    This act stated the British boundary and stated the anglo Americans could not settle on lands that were acquired by the French
  • Sugar Act of 1764

    Sugar Act of 1764
    The sugar put a tax on sugar. They did this because they wanted to stop smuggling trade sugar from the French
  • Currency Act of 1764

    Currency Act of 1764
    This act prohibited the printing and issuance of paper money by colonial legislatures.
  • Stamp Act of 1765

    Stamp Act of 1765
    The stamp act was when anyone bought something on paper you had to buy a revenue stamp to help pay for the British soldiers.
  • The Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act
    The quartering act forced the colonists to let soldiers live in their homes even though the colonists were already paying taxes for the soldiers barracks.
  • Declaratory Act of 1766

    Declaratory Act of 1766
    The act gave the crown the exclusive right to impose all duties+taxes, and finding anyway to do so is illegal.
  • Townshend Revenue Act of 1767

    Townshend Revenue Act of 1767
    This act stated that there would be tax on glass, paint, oil, lead, paper, and tea to help pay governing taxes
  • Boston Massacre of 1770

    Boston Massacre of 1770
    The Boston Massacre was when the colonists protested against the British troops and threw snowballs at them which caused the British troops to shoot back and kill 5 colonists.
  • The Tea act of 1773

    The Tea act of 1773
    This act made it where the colonists could only accept tea from Britain to help the East India company.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea party was when the Sons of Liberty protested against the tax tea by throwing tea into the harbor.
  • The Intolerable Acts of 1774

    The Intolerable Acts of 1774
    This act stated that the royal navy could barricade the Boston Harbor to punish Massachusetts for the Boston Tea party.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was a document that declared the independence of the 13 colonies from England and declared that they were free.