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R2r3

  1. 1. The Road To Revolution<br />
  2. 2. Proclamation of 1763<br /><ul><li>After the French and Indian War, Native groups started attacking settlers in land that used to belong to France
  3. 3. Because of the war, England couldn’t afford to protect the settlers.
  4. 4. King George III made a law that nobody could settle west of the Appalachians
  5. 5. This was called the Proclamation of 1763.</li></li></ul><li>Quartering Act 1765<br /><ul><li>To keep peace with Native Americans, England decided to keep 10000 soldiers in the colonies
  6. 6. This required colonists to house or quarter English soldiers and provide them with supplies.</li></li></ul><li>Stamp Act 1765<br /><ul><li>To make money to pay off F&I War debt, the English passed a law called the Stamp Act
  7. 7. All legal and commercial papers had to have a tax paid on them.
  8. 8. You proved you had paid the tax by having a stamp put on the paper.
  9. 9. Colonial leaders like Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty protested with boycotts.</li></li></ul><li>Townshend Acts 1767<br />Took away New York’s ability to govern itself<br />Placed taxes on glass, lead, paper and tea<br />
  10. 10. Boston Massacre 1770<br /><ul><li>Colonists in Boston provoked British soldiers by throwing snowballs at them and calling them names
  11. 11. The British fired into a crowd
  12. 12. 5 colonists were killed
  13. 13. The Americans used the incident to show how bad the British were (propaganda)</li></li></ul><li>Boston Tea Party 1773<br /><ul><li>Colonists were boycotting tea because of the taxes.
  14. 14. The tea sat on ships in Boston Harbor
  15. 15. The Sons of Liberty threw the tea into the harbor to protest the taxes.</li></li></ul><li>Intolerable Acts 1774<br /><ul><li>Closed port of Boston|
  16. 16. Suspended Massachusetts legislature
  17. 17. Imposed Military Rule on all of Massachusetts</li></li></ul><li>First Continental Congress<br /><ul><li>Colonies agreed to work together
  18. 18. Representatives from 12 of the 13 colonies met
  19. 19. Called on King to stop unfair treatment</li></li></ul><li>Lexington and Concord 1775<br /><ul><li>British rode to Lexington and Concord to take colonial weapons and arrest leaders
  20. 20. Colonial minutemen met them and they fought
  21. 21. British 273 dead. Colonists less than 100.
  22. 22. Shot heard round the world
  23. 23. First battle of Revolutionary War.</li>

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