Road to Revolution

Road to Revolution

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  • The Proclamation of 1763
  • No settling west of the Appalachian Mountains!
  • The Boston Massacre
  • The Tea Act/Boston Tea Party
  • This event is important because the British then began passing acts or laws that placed taxes on colonists to pay for the French and Indian War.
  • The Intolerable Acts
  • Yes to the Coercive Acts!
  • The Boston Massacre is important because several Boston residents were shot and killed by British soldiers.
  • The First Continental Congress
  • The Boston Tea Party is an important event where the Native Americans went to the Boston port and threw all of the tea into the water, all because of the taxes.
  • The Townshend Acts
  • New taxes!
  • The Coercive Acts, which the colonists called the Intolerable Acts, were when the British passed laws closing the Boston Harbor, ending all town meetings, and quartering acts were enforced. The quartering acts were where the troops could be housed in colonial buildings.
  • The First Continental Congress was the first meeting with the 13 colonies. During the meeting they discussed the colonies resistance to the new taxes.
  • The Townshend acts are an important event because, this act enforced taxes on everyday goods. These everyday goods were things such as, glass, lead, paints, paper, and tea, etc.
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