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Colonial Defiance
Updated: 3/26/2019
Colonial Defiance
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  • Stamp Act of 1765 - Act by the British government imposing a direct tax on any printed paper. A stamp was required to show proof that the tax was paid.
  • I need a stamp on each sheet?
  • Yes
  • Boston Tea Party - Protest by the Sons of Liberty, they infiltrated docked ships and dumped hundreds of crates of tea.
  • Not the Tea!
  • Boston Massacre - A large group of Bostonians were berating some British soldiers. I misfire leads to confusion, the rest of the soldiers fire, killing 6 and injuring 6 more.
  • Proclamation Act of 1763 - Proclamation made by the King of England, forbidding colonists from settling west of the 13 colonies.
  • So we can't go further than here?
  • No.
  • Sugar Act of 1764 - Also known as the American Revenue Act, put a tax on sugar and molasses.
  • It's a bit annoying that there's a tex on this stuff now, but oh well.
  • Quartering Act - Required colonies to construct barracks for soldiers. If that wasn't possible, citizens must house the soldiers.
  • What's going on?
  • Quartering Act, you're now required by law to house us if needed.
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