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social studies
Updated: 5/21/2020
social studies
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  • Growing Tensions Between the Colonies and Britain
  • French and Indian War
  • The Sugar Act, The Quartering Act and The Stamp Act
  • Tensions Grew Between Britain and colonist Because of the French and Indian war they were in Debt Then They Unfairly Taxed The colonist and That Led to the Revolutionary War.
  • Boston Massacrer
  • The French and Indian War began in 1754 and ended with the Treaty of Paris in 1763. The war provided Great Britain enormous territorial gains in North America, but paying the war's expenses led to the American Revolution.
  • Boston Tea Party
  • In 1765, Parliament passed the Quartering Act, which required residents of some colonies to feed and house British soldiers serving in America. These acts outraged colonists, who believed the taxes and regulations were unfair.
  • The Intolerable Acts
  • The Boston Massacre was a deadly riot that occurred on March 5, 1770, on King Street in Boston. It began as a street brawl between American colonists and a lone British soldier, but quickly escalated to a chaotic, bloody slaughter.
  • he Boston Tea Party was a political protest that occurred on December 16, 1773, in Boston, Massachusetts. American colonists, frustrated and angry at Britain for imposing the Acts dumped 342 chests of tea, into the harbor.
  • The Intolerable Acts were punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party. The laws were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in the Tea Party protest in reaction to changes in taxation by the British to the detriment of colonial goods.
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