The French and Indian war all began French expansion into the Ohio River valley repeatedly brought France into armed conflict with the British colonies.
Britain needed money to pay for it's debts. The King and Parliament thought they had the right to tax the colonies. They decided to require several kinds of taxes from the colonists to help pay for the war. The colonists started to resist by boycotting British items.
The colonist reacted to the Stamp Act by boycotting the British goods to riots and attacks on the tax collectors of the British government.
The Intolerable Acts were harsh laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party. The laws were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their insolence in the Tea Party protest in reaction to changes in taxation by the British to the detriment of colonial goods.
American colonists were angry and stated that the British government was unconstitutional. It was also stated that it violated there rights.