• Proclamtion of 1763

    This proclamation did not allow colonists to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains. The British government feared the conflict between colonists and Native Americans would lead to another war. They also could not afford to pay British troops to defend the western lands. Colonists were enraged by this proclamation because they felt they had won the right to settle in the Ohio River Valley after winning the French and Indian War.
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  • Quatering Act

    This act was about how soliders would barge into colonists houses. Colonists would have to give them supplies and food. The soliders could leave whenever and come whenever. Colonists would have to clean for the soliders and they would also have to wash their filthy clothes.
  • Townshend Act

    the townshend acts were mainly about how colonists had to pay more taxes for the judges and british. Many people were not very happy with this act it was very unfair.
  • Tea Act and Boston Tea Party

    This act was mainly about how the British but high taxes on tea. The colonists thought that this was very wrong to do especially on tea! This action that the Britsh did made every colonists very mad.Mny colonists one night dressed as Native Americans went on a ship that had tea on it and dumped all that tea into the ocean which is now a time called the Boston Tea Party.
  • Intolerable Act

    This act in particular was very brutal. The Britsh wanted to punish the colonists for dumping tea into the ocean. The punishment were harsh laws to serve as a warning to the colonists. Many colonists were very upset about this particular act
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    This battle was one of the first battles in the Revoltionary war. It made Americans choose sides and fight for their freedom. It was also named the GUN SHOT HEARD OVER THE WORLD.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    This act was asked for peace between Britain and colonies. Some people disagreed with this action. Many people signed this petition for equal rights.
  • Declaration of Independance

    This considered themselves independance. This gave most people equal rights. John Franklin, John Hancock, Ben Franklin put themselves in danger because they knew some people would disagree with their action. But some people did agree with this. Because of the Declaration of Independance we now celebrate 4th of July.