French & Indian War~War between the French & English
~Over land in North America
~The start of the war was a result of Indians led by George Washington killing a French officer
Treaty of Paris~ Ended the French & Indian War
~England was determined to be the victor of this war
~France looses all of its North American claims. England claims all land west to the Mississippi River and North through Canada.
Proclamation of 1763~Established by English
~prevented colonist from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains
~Colonist did not like being told what to do.
Sugar Act~this was a tax on sugar and mollasses
~made to help pay off British war debt.
~helped start the Revolutionary war
Stamp Act~passed by Parliament
~tax on legal documents
~ colonist organized a boycott
town shend acts
- Tax on essential goods
- Tax on varius house hold items such as paper glass
- resulted in boycott
Quartering act1, Quartering of troops
2. colonists had to provide food housing blankets candles etc...
3.everyone hated this but nothing could be done
Boston Massacre~Tensions rose and shots were fired
~a riot and mobs confronted at British soldiers houses
~Sam Adams used the oppurtonity to whip up an anti British feeling by calling it a masacre
Tea Act~ Tax on tea
~cut off tea trade with British
~British lowered prices
Boston Tea Party
Intolerable Acts~no disscusions of policies
~couldn't hold town meetinsport of boston closed
~first contenental meets