US history

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    after the 7-year war, the British settlers started to move westward past the Appalachian mountains into native territory the natives were not happy with this and started attacking British forts when word of this reached London settlers were prohibited to settle past the Appalachian mountains creating the proclamation of 1763 on October 7, 1763, into the natives land. The settlers were not happy with this act and some settled anyway.
  • sugar act

    sugar act
    After the 7-year war, Great Britain was in a lot of debt. the sugar act was the taxation of sugar and other goods.
    Many colonies and colonists were mad as north Carolina viewed it as an economic threat.
  • currency act

    currency act
    the currency act of 1764 prohibited the colonist from printing paper bills. the government did this so the currency would be valued more and not paid in a devalued currency. Colonists were mad about the acted protesting and ignored it since they wanted to keep their printing money w
  • quartering act

    quartering  act
    the quartering act was an act where British soldiers weren't allowed to live in private homes but colonists were responsible for their quarters. Many colonists resented the act as they didn't want to be responsible for the soldier's housing.
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    the stamp act was the taxation on certain papers. the reason the government did this was to help pay for troops in the 7-year war so they wouldn't lose as much money. many colonists resented and protested the act.
  • Declatory Act

    Declatory Act
    The Declaratory act was the act of how the taxes in the colonies would be the same in America. The government saw how the colonist was mad about the other acts, so they created the Declaratory Act.
  • Townshend Revenue Act

    Townshend Revenue Act
    The Townsend revenue act was the duties on goods imported into the colonies, so the government could get more money. Colonists weren't happy with this act some smuggled goods into the colonies and protested.
  • Boston massacare

    Boston massacare
    The Boston Massacre happened on October 1, 1778. The Boston massacre started when patriots started to antagonize a British soldier. It lead to violence and the British soldier hit one of the patriots with his musket. Other patriots joined a soldier yelled fire and 6 colonists were killed.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The tea act was the taxation on tea that was being imported into the Americas that wasn't British tea. The government did this so the colonist would buy more British tea instead. This backfired as colonists were so outraged one of the actions they did was called the Boston tea party, where they threw British tea into the Boston harbor.
  • The Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts
    The Intolerable acts were how the British government punished the colonist for how they responded. one of the acts stated how the Boston harbor was closed until colonisted payed the money for the tea. one other stated how you go to trial if you damaged brithish goods. The colonist weren't happy with these acts and it sparked the revaluntonary war
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The declaration of independence was the statement that declared the colonies' freedom from Great Britain. the declaration states that they no longer are a part of the British and they are now their own country. The colonies felt that Britain was unfair and harsh to the Colonies.