RJ Arnold Act's Timeline

Timeline created by rarnold18
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    purpose- It directed the trade between England and the Colonies. Outcome- Colonial Merchants could noy use foriegn ships, Also prevented colonists from sending certain goods out of England's empire(Sugar and tobacco)
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    purpose- Appalachian Mts. as a tempoty western boundry of the colonies. outcome- Angered thoes who owned share in land compaines,
  • sugar act

    sugar act
    purpose- lowered the tax on imported molasses, let officers seize goods that might have been smaggled. outcome- Hoped to convense colonists from smuggling, belived that this interfered with their rigths.
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    puropse- Placed taxes on all printed materials such as newspapers, wills, and playing cards. outcome- placed stamp on all printed papers, applied stamp after taxes were paid.
  • Declaratory act

    Declaratory act
    purpose- parliament had the right to tax and make decisisions of the British colonies. outcome- asserted parliament authority to pass laws that were binding on the American colonies
  • townshend act

    townshend act
    purpose- set of laws passed by parliament, colonist would resist internal taxes. outsome- taxes would only apply to imported goods, glass, tea, paper
  • Tea act

    Tea act
    purpose- allowed the comapny a virtual momoply or sole of the trad ein america outcome- sell tea directly to shopkeepers
  • Coercive act

    Coercive act
    purpose- puish the people of massachuetts fot thier resistance of British laws outcome- closed boston harbor until the ruined tea was paied for
  • Quebec act

    Quebec act
    puropse- this law set up government for Quebec, gave west of Applachian Mts. and north of ohio river outcoem- colonists expressed their feelings in their name for the new laws.