Presentation on theme: "The Proclamation of 1763 Colonists wanted to move past the Appalachian Mountain. Made on October 7, 1763 An O An Ottawa Chief from the great lakes region."— Presentation transcript:
The Proclamation of 1763 Colonists wanted to move past the Appalachian Mountain. Made on October 7, 1763 An O An Ottawa Chief from the great lakes region united several American Indian nations to stop the colonists. Native Americans captured 8 British forts by the spring of 1760. Pontiac's uprising convinced many colonists no to settle north of the Ohio rive in response Britain made the Proclamation of 1763. This act saved all land for the natives west of the Appellation Mountains colonists were very upset !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Proclamation of 1763
Sons and Daughters of Liberty The Sons of Liberty were very violent such as hanging and threatening tax collectors. The Daughters of Liberty mostly protested and boycotted. They also made clothes for the poor. The Sons of Liberty were formed to protect the rights of the colonists. The Daughters of Liberty sewed uniforms for the Minutemen this is Samuel Adams a famous member of the Sons of Liberty
The Quartering Act 1765 Colonists had to provide British soldiers with living quarters. They also had to give food, beds, blankets, and even whole buildings to British soldiers.
The Stamp Act It started in 1765 The King taxed all the colonists on all pieces of printed paper. The colonists became extremely angry. They boycotted English goods and created patriotic groups. The men created the Sons of Liberty and the women created the Daughters of Liberty. The stamp that every printed piece of paper needed
Townshend Acts Started in 1767 ended in 1768 Taxed on tea, paper, glass, lead & Paint. Colonist boycotted on British goods. The result was parliament repeals all Townshend duties except tax on tea. When colonist boycotted most of the acts were repealed. Assembly was dissolved (1768) for sending a circular letter to other colonies Taxed more on the colonist for more money.
The Boston Massacre It occurred on March 5, 1770. A large mob of angry colonists that were against British Acts and threw snowballs at British soldiers. The soldiers opened fire! Five people died and two soldiers were guilty. The guilty soldiers’ thumbs were branded. Crispus Attucks, an African American, was killed. It was the first actual battle between the patriots and the British Soldiers. Paul Revere’s drawing of the Boston Massacre.
THE TEA ACT The law was passed on May 10, 1773. Townshend duties were repealed except for tea. One million colonists drank tea two times a day; Because of this the colonists were mad. (really mad) Colonists could only buy tea from the British east company. Colonists liked tea but didn’t like paying more for the tea. A news paper that tells how the tea act was making angry
Boston Tea Party After the Boston Massacre, the king repealed all taxes EXCEPT tea The Sons of liberty were dressed as Mohawk Indians. Dumped 90,000 lbs. of tea into the Boston Harbor. - Boston Tea Party
Intolerable Acts Year: 1774 Parliament closed the Boston harbor because of the Boston Tea Party No town meetings People thought they would starve because no ships could be imported from the Boston harbor The Colonists started to boycott British goods The Colonists wrote a letter to King George lll