9 stirrings of rebellion

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9 stirrings of rebellion

  1. 1. French and Indian War-Old rivalry between France and England-1754 conflict ignites again as the French begin building forts near the Virginia border-The French and Indian allies won many early battles-Albany Plan of Union -colonies debate forming a central government because of possible defeat in the war -idea was proposed by Benjamin Franklin but was never adopted-Victory at Quebec-turning point of the conflict for the British-Treaty of Paris, 1763-France lost all lands in America
  2. 2. Post-War Problems-Proclamation of 1763 -Law stated that colonists could not cross the Appalachian Mtns-Colonists ignored the law and continued to provoke Indians-standing British Army in the colonies - British heavily in debt b/c of war-Taxes (duties) will be established on certain goods to help pay for British expenses.-smugglers tried to avoid paying taxes-writs of assistance– search warrants issued by British authorities to catch smugglers
  3. 3. British Taxation-Sugar Act -affected merchants and traders -protests begin -James Otis– “no taxation without representation”-Stamp Act -new tax placed on imports such as tea, glass, paper, paint -colonists again reacted with protests -British reacted by sending more troops
  4. 4. British Taxation-Sugar Act -affected merchants and traders -protests begin -James Otis– “no taxation without representation”-Stamp Act -new tax placed on imports such as tea, glass, paper, paint -colonists again reacted with protests -British reacted by sending more troops
  5. 5. Resistance Begins-Sons of LibertyBostonSamuel AdamsJohn Adams-no taxation w/o representation-protests and boycotts were organized-stamp agents were harassed-law eventually repealed-Declaratory Act– states that Parliament has the right to declare laws for British colonies
  6. 6. Resistance Begins-Sons of LibertyBostonSamuel AdamsJohn Adams-no taxation w/o representation-protests and boycotts were organized-stamp agents were harassed-law eventually repealed-Declaratory Act– states that Parliament has the right to declare laws for British colonies
  7. 7. Townshend Act-new tax placed on imports such as tea, glass, paper, paint-colonists again reacted with protests-British reacted by sending more troops
  8. 8. Boston Massacre-March 1770-protests by colonists-British troops fire on crowd-5 colonists killed -Crispus Attucks-Most soldiers found not guilty at their trial for murder. Ruled they acted in self-defenseJohn Adams served as attorney for the soldiers

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