Road To Revolution

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In History
  • 1174

    the intolerable acts

    punitive laws passed by the British Parliament
    The laws were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in the Tea Party protest
  • The French And Indian War

    the war began in 1754 and ended in 1763
    The war provided great Britain territorial gains in north America.
    but paying the war's expenses led to colonial discontent.
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    issued by the British to appease the native Americans by checking the encroachment of European settlers on their land.
  • The Sugar Act

    British legislation aimed at ending the smuggling trade in sugar and molasses from the French and Dutch West Indies
  • Stamp act of 1766

    forced colonists to buy a British stamp for every official document they obtained.
  • Townshend acts of 1767

    were a series of measures, passed by the British Parliament in 1767, that taxed goods imported to the American colonies
  • The Boston Massacre

    a deadly riot that occurred because people where protesting to enforce unpopular taxation
  • The Tea act

    reduce the massive amount of tea held by the financially troubled British East India
  • The Boston Tea party

    was a political protest that happened because American colonists where frustrated at Britain for imposing taxation without representation.
  • The 1st Continental congress

    a meeting of delegates from 12 of the 13 British colonies that became the United States.