Events Leading to the American Revolution
5 events leading to the A.R
1733 - Molasses Act
1763 - Proclamation Act
1764 - Sugar Act:
Molasses and sugar from the French West Indies taxed to protect British producers
1774 - First Continental Congress
Prevented colonists from fighting with Native Americans after the French and Indian War
1775 - Second Continental Congress
Foreign refined sugar and certain other imports taxed to raise funds for Britain and to end smuggling
The American Revolution Begins
Secret meeting of colonial delegates to discuss a response to Britain’s punishments and trade restrictions.
Second meeting of colonial delegates to decide on a course of action
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