U.S. History

  • Proclamation of 1763

    This proclamation did not allow colonists to settle west of the Appalachian Mountans. 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 alfter winning the French and Indian War.
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    Road to Revolution

  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act put a tax on all documents from posters to letters. The act enraged the colonists, they had to have a stamp on all paper and to get that stamp you had to pay a tax. If the paper did not have a stamp the British troops got rid of it.
  • Quartering Act

    The Quartering Act forsed colonists to house British troops and feed them. The troops never had to do anything to help and the colonists also had to wash there close.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Colonists dressed an Native Americans raded a British tea ship. They destroied many crates of tea costing the British East India tea company hundrids of pounds. The men responsable were held on triel.
  • Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts was another thing that angered the colonists. It forsed them to house British troops and pay a tax on imported goods.
  • Lexington and Concord

    British and colonial soldiers met of at Lexington and a shot was fired.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    The Olive Branch Petition was the last try at peace with Britan. The British king, however, did not agree with the petition and clamed the colonists to be trators to the british crown.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    This declaration stated that the thirteen colonies independent states and also the natural rights people should have. It started the American Revolutionary War, and is celebrated every year as Independince Day.