Taxation Timeline

Timeline created by POLI23
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    Were acts that were designed to tighten the government's control over trade between England, its colonies, and the rest of the world.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    An act that was a tax on sugar and molasses. This act was also known as the American Revenue Act.
  • Currency Act

    Currency Act
    An act that Acts sought to protect British merchants and creditors from being paid in depreciated colonial currency.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    An act that was published by the British parliament that made tax on stamps. This usually puts tax on newspapers and local and commercial documents.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    This act stated that only troops were quartered in barracks and then if there wasn't enough room in those barrcks they would stay in homes and inns.
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    It stated that the British Parliament's taxing authority was the same in America as in Great Britain.
  • Townshed Acts

    Townshed Acts
    Were a series of laws/acts that passed by the British government on the American colonies.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The British Parliament was signed to bail out the British East India Company from bankruptcy by lowering the tax of tea.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A group of Boston colonists were disguised as Indians that were on British ships that threw several hundred chests of tea into the Boston Harbor. This event created an Act called the Tea Act.
  • Quebec Act

    Quebec Act
    An act that gave the French Canadians complete religious freedom and restored the French form of civil law.