Road to Revolution-Staples

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    Road to Revolution-Staples

  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The Proclamation of 1763 was a proclamation declared by the british regarding land ownership. The British gave the land they won from France to The Native Americans and would not let any of the settlers in this land and anyone who was living there were to leave. This greatly upset the settlers and was one of the causes to The Revolutionary War
  • Sugar Act of 1764

    Sugar Act of 1764
    The Sugar Act was a law passed by parlament which first, Lowered taxes on molasses from six pence to three, but also in order to freely export their products they had to pass through English ports first. This was a serious problem because they would have less freedom to export. This event was also a serious cause to The Revolutionary War.
  • Currency Act of 1764

    Currency Act of 1764
    The Currency Act was another law passed by England which controled the use of currency. This law prohibited the issue of any new bills and the reissue of existing currency within the colonies. The colonies were very angry at this because it made trade more harder than it was.
  • Quartering Act of 1765

    Quartering Act of 1765
    The Quartering Act was a law which required the colonists to pay more taxes for britsh troops to protect them from the french. This angered them because they didn't want to pay for protection and the french weren't that much of threat to them.
  • Stamp Act Congress

    Stamp Act Congress
    The Stamp Act Congress was a meeting held in New York City to discuss the issues with The Stamp Act and some of the other laws passed by England. This lead to the idea that they needed to rebel against England.
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    Stamp Act Congress

    The Stamp Act Congress was a meeting held in New York City to discuss the issues with The Stamp Act and some of the other laws passed by England. This lead to the idea that they needed to rebel against England.
  • Stamp Act of 1765

    Stamp Act of 1765
    The Stamp Act was a serious tax emposed by England which added a tax to any printed document and also had to carry a special stamp. This law was the first direct tax emposed by britain to the colonies. This angered the colonists because it violated the principle of "No taxation without representation".
  • Declaratory Act of 1766

    Declaratory Act of 1766
    The Stamp Act having resulted in boycotts on several English products, made the British deside to remove that act but also put in a new act which made it so the British could pass any law they wanted. This angered the colonists because they were afraid of unfair laws being passed.