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1 Tighter British Control Americans saw British efforts to tax them and to increase control over the colonies as violations of their rights

2 Key Terms and People Key Terms:  Quartering Act  Revenue  Sugar Act  Stamp Act  Boycott Key People  King George III  Patrick Henry  Sons of Liberty

3 O-H…..I-O  After the French and Indian War, The colonists begin to see their freedoms limited  The Proclamation of 1763 angered colonists who wanted to settle into the Ohio Valley  As land grew scarce the Law would be ignored and people would settle into the fertile Ohio valley

4 Out with the reve-old…in with the…  In an effort to keep peace with Native Americans King George III would Pass the Quartering Act  Colonists would be required to house soldiers in the colonies to save money for Britain  Britain also tried to increase revenue in the colonies to pay for the war and the cost of soldiers in the colonies  Britain started passing taxes to the colonies to pay for defense

5 Sugar and Spice…and everything Nice  The Sugar Act Placed a tax on all sugar and molasses in the colonies and placed strict punishments on smuggling’  Colonists viewed the Sugar Act as Taxation without representation  Britain Viewed the taxes as an extension of British Taxes on the colonists

6 A forever stamp  The Stamp Act put a tax on all official documents in the colonies  The Stamp Act affected All Colonists and had to be paid for in Silver coin, which was also scarce  Colonists feared the British would impose more taxes on more things in the colonies  Patrick Henry Called for a Resistance to the Taxes, which some viewed as Treason

7 Time to get a new career  Angered by the Stamp act, colonists began to protest and Boycott the taxes  The Sons of Liberty also protested the Stamp Act, both peacefully and violently  Some of the protests would end in the Tar and Feathering of the customs officials who would end up quitting their jobs

8 Almost Time to Harvest the Garden  Some British Officials, Like William Pitt, also attacked the Stamp Act  While the Stamp act was repealed, the Declaratory Act gave parliament supreme power in the colonies  Control of the colonies would begin to push the colonies and Britain closer to war

9 This has Been another World Famous Mr. Green PowerPoint Presentation If Women refuse to buy goods…does that make it a Girlcott?


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