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Events leading to the Revolution

  1. 1. Events leading to the Revolution
  2. 2. Timeline 1754-1773 French an Indian War Proclamatio n of 1763 1765 Stamp Act 1776 Townshed Acts 1770 Boston Masacre 1773 Tea Act 1773 Boston Tea Party Intolerable Acts 1774
  3. 3. French an Indian War French an Indian war was in 1754-1765,it was the conflict between France an British in North America. The cause of the French an Indian war they were trying to Fight over the Appalachian terroritory. The effect of the French an Indian War was the war made all the colonist Had learned to unite against a common foe, Before the war the war the Thirteen colonies had found almost no common ground an they coexisted In metal distrust.
  4. 4. Proclamation of 1763 Proclamation of 1763-The British degree prohibiting colonial Settlement west of the Appalachians . The cause for the Proclamation was to keep having wars an They just wanted peace so they just wrote the proclamation . The effect from the Procalmtion is that they were very upset An they didn’t want to vote, because owning land ment a lot To the colonist.
  5. 5. Stamp Act of 1765 Stamp Act - The British decree taxing all legal papers Issued in the colonies. The cause of the Stamp Act is that it was the first time British tried to tax paper, had to have a stamp in order tax. The effect of the Stamp act was that the colonist boycotted All paper goods.
  6. 6. Townshed Acts of 1765 Town shed Acts – taxes on glass , paint, oil, lead, paper, an tea. The cause of the townshed act was that they tricked them into paying Taxes so they could pay British officials. In the result of the Townshed Act was that they boycotted all goods From English.
  7. 7. Boston Massacre <ul><li>Boston Massacre-incident against the British troops, they were firing into a mob. </li></ul><ul><li>The cause of the Boston Massacre was that the crowd was throwing snowballs at them an they were getting very upset. </li></ul><ul><li>The effect of the a Boston was that it showed the dangers of having British troops in the colonial towns, </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tea Act of 1773 <ul><li>Tea Act - This act helped the British east India company by giving it control over the American tea trade </li></ul><ul><li>The cause of the communications among leaders in Massachutes towns. </li></ul><ul><li>The result of the tea act was that the colonist were angry because they still have to pay tax on the shippers an merchants were upset about new law because they still had to pay tax on there tea. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Boston Tea Party <ul><li>The Boston Tea Party - a protest against British in which patriots </li></ul><ul><li>Of the east Indian company threw the tea into the Boston Harbor. </li></ul><ul><li>The cause of the Boston Tea Party was that the colonist were very upset an rioted, </li></ul><ul><li>The result in the Boston Tea Party was that the colonist broke an threw all the tea out over into the river. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Intolerable Acts <ul><li>The Intolerable Acts - laws that enacted by Parliament in 1774 severely restricting the rights of Massachusetts colonists. </li></ul><ul><li>The cause of it was that the parliament passed harsh laws to punish the colonists . </li></ul><ul><li>The effect of the Intolerable Acts was that the merchants lost huge sums of there money an spoiled and destroyed goods that was shipped to the colonies . </li></ul>