• proclamation fo 1763

    proclamation fo 1763
    This act was an act created by the British to make sure the colonists don't expand west and cross the Appalachian act.
  • The Currency act

    The Currency act
    In this act the British prohibited the colonists from printing paper money to benefit the english
  • The Sugar Act

    This act lowered the rations of sugar for the colonists, raised the prices of molases and taxed sugar and molases because the english wanted to be rich and get their debt payed off.
  • The Stamp Act

    In this act the British imposed a tax on papers and documents in the colonies but not in England
  • The Quartering Act

    This act prohibited British soldiers from being quartered in private homes
  • Declaratory act

    King George gave himself power to object any laws or impose any laws
  • Townshend Act

    Taxed items such as led, paper, glass, and tea
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    a tax on tea made by England and was the only surviving tax from the Townshend acts
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    When the British came in and tried to obtain all of the colonists weapons to ensure there was no fights but the colonists got mad and it became a big battle
  • Boston Tea party

    When the colonists revolted against the tax on tea and threw out all the tea from England into the harbor
  • The Declaration of Independence

    It was a declaration that showed how the colonies were now becoming free from England and also told the world about all the bad things England did to them
  • The Whiskey Rebelion

    The Whiskey Rebelion
    This was one of the first taxes in the US government and it was on achoholic drinks and it led with Pensilvania rebeling and having protests and just being bad in general.
  • XYZ Affair

    XYZ Affair
    This was when President Adams sent 3 Americans to Paris to make peace the French minister refused to see them and demanded money if they wanted to speak to him. The Americans declined and instead the Prime minister sent 3 people to represent him known as X, Y, and Z.
  • Alien and Sedition acts

    Alien and Sedition acts
    Alien act- a law in which the president could deport or imprison an immigrant from another country that potentially can bring harm.
    Sedition Act- A law stating that it was a crime to speak or publicize a rumor or anything against the US government
  • Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions

    Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
    This was when the Democratic-Republicans thought the alien and sedation act was an abuse of power and so Virginia and Kentucky had created a trial to abolish the law
  • Embargo Act

    Embargo Act
    The Embargo Act was when the U.S. cut all trade supply with France and England which France and England were also not trading. The creator of this was Thomas Jefferson
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    A war America declared on the British because the British were attacking U.S. ships
  • McCulloch v.s. Maryland

    McCulloch v.s. Maryland
    A trial between Maryland v.s. McCulloch on the national bank Maryland didn't want it and were anti-federalists but McCulloch wanted it and were federalists.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine was when after the war in South America when South America gained freedom from Spain and the European countries thought they could go colonize South America but The U.S. made the Monroe Doctrine stating that if the European countries come and colonize that territory that they will come and fight war between them