British settlements that are west of the Appalachian mountains are from now on banned!
The Sugar Act- 1764
We shall put a tax on all sugar and molasses.
They said fire!!
No they said fire!!
In 1763, the English didn´t want the colonists and the Indians to fight when the colonists settle on their land, so King George III made the Proclamation of 1763. The Proclamation stopped British settlements west of the Appalachian mountains. Settlers also had to leave the Ohio River Valley.
Tea Act/ Boston Tea Party- 1773
Throw the tea in the harbor!!
In 1764, British leaders decided to put a tax on sugar and molasses so the colonists had to pay a tax if they wanted to buy any sugar and molasses.
The Intolerable Acts- 1774
Let´s close the harbor and canel the charter and...
In 1770 British soldiers fired into an unruly crowd of colonists instantly killing 3 men but later 2 more died. The colonists said the soldiers said fire but the soldiers said the colonists did, no one knows who really said fire.
The First Continental Congress- 1774
Let´s get land!
In 1773, some colonists were trying to protest the tea act which made them pay taxes on tea, so they snuck onto a British ship and threw 340 chests of tea into the Boston harbor.
In 1774, the British prime minister and the parliament were really mad about the Boston tea party so they issued the Intolerable acts which put many restrictions on the colonists and was used as a punishment of sorts.
In 1774, delegates from 12 colonies got together to discuss what they could do about the intolerable acts and what they want. They sent a message to the king so he would repeal taxes, but he did not so they prepared for war.