King George III proclaims there is to be no settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains.
Stamp Act -1765 March
Boston Massacre -1770 March
Death to the British!
The Proclamation of 1763 was the act of King George III forbidding the colonists to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains to not cause further conflict with the natives. This border, was called the proclamation line.
Boston Tea Party -1773 December
The Stamp Act was a tax on all paper products. It's purpose was to repay Britain's debts from the Seven Years War. But in 1766 the Stamp Act was repealed due to the angry mobs of colonists and threats.
Intolerable Acts -1774 March
You are to house this soldier until further notice.
Meaning you must give adequate bedding and sustenance.
No, we need a resolution with minimal conflict involved.
The Boston Massacre was caused by a mob which had formed around a British sentry. Additional soldiers came to help and fired into the crowd. After the event, Paul Revere made an engraving of the event to spread negative propaganda about the British.
First Continental Congress -1774 September
What should we do about these Intolerable Acts?
The Boston Tea Party was an event lead by the Sons of Liberty in protest against the Tea Act. Colonists dressed as natives to hide their identities and then threw crates of tea overboard ships in the Boston Harbor in protest.
We will not obey the British!
The Intolerable Acts were a series of acts that punished the colonists for the Boston Tea Party. They restricted town meeting, required colonists to house British troops on demand, and closed the Boston Harbor.
The First Continental Congress had delegates from all the colonies except Georgia. Its purpose was to find a way to resolve or get rid of the Coercive Acts.