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1 The Proclamation of 1763 What was the Proclamation of 1763? Why were the colonists upset about the Proclamation? SS4H4 The student will explain the causes, events, and results of the American Revolution. a. Trace the events that shaped the revolutionary movement in America, including the French and Indian War, British Imperial Policy that led to the 1765 Stamp Act, the slogan “no taxation without representation,” the activities of the Sons of Liberty, and the Boston Tea Party.

2 After the French and Indian war, England gained a considerable amount of land from France.

3 However, King George, III signed the Proclamation of 1763, which stated all newly acquired land was off limits to the colonists. The land was said to be Indian Territory. Colonists were not allowed to settle in the pink area on the map, between the Mississippi River and the Appalachian mountains.

4 The line of proclamation was the original boundary for the 13 colonies. No additional land was open to the colonists for expansion.

5 King George left British troops in the colonies to defend attacks against the new land and to ensure that the colonists followed the Proclamation. Colonists wanted to settle in the new territory. They also did not like the British troops in the colonies telling them what to do. Why did this upset the colonists?

6 The Proclamation of 1763 What was the Proclamation of 1763? Why were the colonists upset about the Proclamation? SS4H4 The student will explain the causes, events, and results of the American Revolution. a. Trace the events that shaped the revolutionary movement in America, including the French and Indian War, British Imperial Policy that led to the 1765 Stamp Act, the slogan “no taxation without representation,” the activities of the Sons of Liberty, and the Boston Tea Party.


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