Clayton Blanshan Acts Timeline

Timeline created by cblanshan18
  • Navigation Acts 1650's

    Navigation Acts 1650's
    The Navigation Acts where to ensure only England, benifited from trade with the Colonies.The Navigation Acts prevented the colonists from sending certain products such as sugar and tobacco outisde the area that made Englands Empire.
  • Proclomation of 1763

    Proclomation of 1763
    To present more fighting, Britain called a halt to the settelers west ward expansion. It set the Appalachen Mountains as the temporary western boundary for the colonies. Agereds speculators because they had bought land west.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Lowered the tax on imported molases and controls smuggling angered colonists. Peopel did not pay for any of the Sugar tax.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Documents must contain a revenue stamp to be legal. All deeds, wills, marriage licenses, even newspapers were affected.
  • Declatory Act 1766

    Declatory Act 1766
    Parliament declares sovereignity over colonies in all cases. It indicated on the same day that parliament repealed the Stamp Acts, this was merely positioning so that England would not lose face forgiving into the colonies.
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    Includes duties on new items including tea, glass, and other goods available in the western Heimisphere. By this time any British taxes angered the colonists, They belived only their representative had the right to tax them.
  • Tea Act 1773

    Tea Act 1773
    The East India Tea Componey granted sole right to sell tea directly to Americas. All of this lead to the Boston Tea Party which was when some people through 342 chest of tea overboard on a ship.
  • Coercive Acts (Intolerable Acts) 1774

    Coercive Acts (Intolerable Acts) 1774
    The Coercive Acts closed down all the Boston Harbors, it eliminated current government of Massuchusetts, and it restricted many other government meetings. The colonists thought that this act had violated their rights as English Citizens.
  • Quebec Acts 1774

    Quebec Acts 1774
    The Qubec was intended to set up a government in Quebec. This gave Quebec all the land west of the Appalachen Mounttains and North of the Ohio River.