The Seven Years’ War was fought from
1756 to 1763.
France
Spain
England
The British captured French and
Spanish
colonial possessions around the world
The British Navy
declined in the
years after the
Seven Years War .
France began to
rebuild its navy
immediately
after the ...
The American
colonies grew
and prospered
during the Seven
Years’ War.
13 Colonies 1763
This decree, passed
in 1763 to pay off
war debts built up
during the French
and Indian War,
taxed England’s
exports to the...
The Stamp Act of 1765
It required that every
paper document,
from legal documents,
newspapers, ships
papers, publications,...
The Townshend Act
This act, passed in 1767, taxed paper,
lead, and tea.
British soldiers shot and killed several
people including Crispus Attucks. They
were the first casualties of the American
...
Samuel Adams and
Bostonians, disguised
as Indians, dumped
British tea into the
harbor rather than
pay taxes on it.
Boston ...
The Coercive Acts
• Passed in retribution for the
Boston
Tea Party
• Closed the port of Boston
• Abolished the right of th...
WAR!
Lexington and Concord
April 1775
Massachusett
s
Concord
19 April 1775
Lexington
19 April 1775
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  1. 1. The Seven Years’ War was fought from 1756 to 1763. France Spain England
  2. 2. The British captured French and Spanish colonial possessions around the world
  3. 3. The British Navy declined in the years after the Seven Years War . France began to rebuild its navy immediately after the war.
  4. 4. The American colonies grew and prospered during the Seven Years’ War. 13 Colonies 1763
  5. 5. This decree, passed in 1763 to pay off war debts built up during the French and Indian War, taxed England’s exports to the colonies. The Revenue Act King George III
  6. 6. The Stamp Act of 1765 It required that every paper document, from legal documents, newspapers, ships papers, publications, and even playing cards, carry a stamp on it to raise money for the defense of the colonies.
  7. 7. The Townshend Act This act, passed in 1767, taxed paper, lead, and tea.
  8. 8. British soldiers shot and killed several people including Crispus Attucks. They were the first casualties of the American Revolution. Boston Massacre 5 March 1770
  9. 9. Samuel Adams and Bostonians, disguised as Indians, dumped British tea into the harbor rather than pay taxes on it. Boston Tea Party - 1773 Samuel Adams
  10. 10. The Coercive Acts • Passed in retribution for the Boston Tea Party • Closed the port of Boston • Abolished the right of the people of Massachusetts to select their own council • Restricted other civil liberties
  11. 11. WAR! Lexington and Concord April 1775
  12. 12. Massachusett s Concord 19 April 1775 Lexington 19 April 1775

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