Presentation on theme: "Leading up to the American Revolution Chapter 4. Before the American Revolution Salutary Neglect (1609-1763) – GB did not enforce laws in AC AC= self."— Presentation transcript:
Question What was the name of the area that both GB and France claimed and then fought over that led to the French and Indian War? What side did the Indians mainly fight on in the French and Indian War? Who was the young Colonel that led a retreat from Fort Duquesne after General Braddock was shot and killed?
Sugar Act (1764) Low Duty (import tax) on sugar/molasses Revenue/Smuggling can search: 1.Homes/ Ships/Warehouses
Questions What laws are the British trying to enforce again dealing with imports and exports? Why did Britain not really enforce the laws from above in the mid 1600s until 1763? What are the taxes paying for?
Stamp Act (1765) tax on printed matter Newspapers/legal documents/ playing cards