Courtney Frederick Acts Timeline

Timeline created by cfrederick18
  • Navagation Acts

    Navagation Acts
    -Set to direct the rade between England and the colonies
    -It ws first accepted but then hated so people started smuggling
  • Proclamation

    Proclamation
    -To prevent fighting, it set the Appalachian Mountains as a temproary western boundary for the colonies
    -Speculators were furious with the British because they had already bought land
  • Sugar Act

    -Lowerd tax's and let officers sieze goods from smugglers without going to court
    -Felt it violated their right to be sercure in their home and their right to a jury trial
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    -Placed a tax on almost all printed material, so it had to have a stamp
    --The Virginaassembly passed a resolution
    -In boston Samuel Adams helped start an organization called the sons of liberty
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    -Stated the Parliament had the right to tax and make decisions for the British colonies
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    -New taxes on imported goods such as glass, tea, and paper
    -The colonists believed their own representatives had the right to tax them
  • Tea Act

    -Allowed the company sole control of the trade for the trade for tea in america
    -Colonial merchants called for anouther boycott
  • Corcive Acts

    -To punish the people of Massachusetts for their ressistance to Bristish law
    -Closed the cboston harbor
    -Took away certain rights
    -Banned most town meetings in New England
  • Quebec Act

    -Set up a gov. for quebec and gave quebec the land west of the Appalachians
    -Colonists made their own laws