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JAMAL MAYFIELD The Americans Revolution
Navigation Act( ) Laws passed boy parliament to control trade in the empire. Sugar act is pot on sugar from W.Indies. Special courts were setup. Stifling – of colonial manufacturing and increased resentment.
Proclamation of 1763 Most American Indies wanted soldiers to leave. Came after French Indian War. Created Appalations Mountain. Recognized the Indians’ rights. Made colonist angry.
Stamp Act ( 1765) Stamp act anything taxed on paper Act cause colonist to resent British rules. Samuel Adams begin committees of correspondence People refused to by certain goods
Sons of Liberty Samuel Adams help start the organizations Members took the streets and protest the stamp People in other cities also help organize the sons of liberty Summer of 1765 protestants burned effigies Also raided and destroyed houses
Declaratory Act After the repeal the king approved the Declaratory Act Which essentially said the parliament full authority over legislation in the colonist in the colonist While colonist celebrated their victory over the Stamp Act Another parliament passed the same day.
Quartering Act Due too social hand political problems the British parliament passed the Quartering Act Act required colonist to Quarter- 1. colonist didn’t have a standing army of soldiers of assistance 2. WAS HOUSING AN SUPPLING THE SOLDIERS WAS COSTLY
Townshend Act Made colonist pay taxes on importing tea, glass, paper, and other. Colonist boycotted British goods Protest walked and parliament repealed most of taxes Anger continued to grow against the British
Boston Massacre Anger and tension continued to grow as Britain sent more soldiers to Boston when colonist resisted taxes Crowd gathered around angry colonist arguing with the British soldiers This deadly riot resulted in five colonist being killed Samuel Adams shared knew ideas to people
Tea Act/Boston Tea Party The only company allowed to sell tea to colonist The Tea Act gave people a favorable advantage Words of defiance spread throughout the colonies The Boston Tea Party reached all way to London
Coercive Acts Closed harbor until colonist paid for the ruined Tea They took away certain rights to the colonist Banned most town meetings Response violated colonist rights Angered colonist