Causes of the American Revolution

Causes of the American Revolution

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  • Proclamation of 1763
  • Why in the world would he do this?
  • Stamp Act Protests
  • This is what you get Britain!
  • NO MORE TAXES!
  • Quartering Act
  • Well, what do you guys got for me?
  • The King of England drew a line on the map and it showed what part of the land the Natives and Colonists had. The colonists felt betrayed by the decision because they got less land.
  • Townsend Acts
  • LET ME SEARCH, NOW I SAY, NOW!
  • The stamp act caused the Americans to protest in the streets and burn houses and tax collection offices. They were very mad and angry at the British.
  • Boston Massacre
  • FIRE!
  • Tea
  • This allows British soldiers to come into any house they want and they can sleep, eat, and get supplies from the owners. They didn't need permission or a warrant. 
  • Boston Tea Party
  • This is what you get Britain, no more TEA!
  • The Townsend act allowed the British to come into your house and boat to search without a warrant. They also put tax on items like paint, lead, tea and other imports.
  • But, why?
  • The British killed 5 people in the crowd of colonists. The crowd was fighting back and threatening the British. The soldiers shot in the crowd of people.
  • Tax Collection
  • Tea
  • The Boston Tea Party was when the Boston citizens got really mad about Tea and they through crates of it into the Boston harbor. They also dressed up as Indians when they did it.
  • Tea
  • Tea
  • Tea
  • Tea
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