Ok guys.. we just won the French territory so I've decided that west of the Appalachian Mountains is for the Indians. Deal with it
Sugar Act: 1764
Ok dear scribe. I need you to write the colonists a letter describing basically this...
"Since the Sugar and Molasses Act of 1733 is about about to expire, I'm going to modify it. Instead of giving you a greater tax, I'm reducing it from 6 pence a gallon to 3 pence."
Stamp Act: 1765
Hear ye, hear ye. King George III is still upset that we haven't yet paid our war debts. So to all printer people and the general people who use paper, you can no longer publish anything without an official government stamp
Aw, come on!!! More money???
Boston Massacre: 1770
Boston Tea Party: 1774
Intolerable Acts: 1774
Hmmm.. Let's see...
Let's close Boston Harbor until you can compensate for my tea that you threw
I'm just going to ban all town meetings while I'm at it
Oh yeah.. and you gotta keep my men in your houses and you can't force them out
And maybe I'll just give your land to Quebec. Sound good?