Road to Revolution
Updated: 11/13/2020
Road to Revolution

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  • The Proclamation of 1763
  • Honey, I think we should move so that we don't get attacked by the Indians.
  • No, we should stay here, we can't possibly be attacked by any Indians
  • The Stamp Act and Quartering Act
  • The King has ordered a new tax on stamps to pay off the debt of the French and Indian War
  • NO! This is a treacherous act and it will tear us down!
  • The Townshend Act
  • We now have a tax on popular items so that we can get money faster to pay off our debt
  • NO! We will not pay off the debt that Britain should be paying!
  • In the year of 1763, a new rule was stated where all colonists had to live to the east of the Appellation Mountains, and all Indians had to live to the west of it. Which quickly resulted to riots from the Indians.
  • The Boston Massacre
  • You murdered these colonists in cold blood!
  • It was self defense! They attacked us!
  • On March 22, 1765, King George III passed a law that said that there was now a tax on stamps, one of the most popular items, so that England could pay off the debt of the French and Indian war. This event resulted in patriots emerging and starting riots.
  • The Boston Tea Party
  • This is not treason! It's freedom, freedom from the corrupt government of England!
  • In the year of 1767, another new law was passed that stated that there was now a tax on popular goods such as paper, tea, paint, lead and so on. Which angered the Patriots.
  • The Intolerable Acts
  • There are new rules that will make sure that the treasonous acts of the Boston Tea party will never happen again!
  • On March 5th, 1770, five protesting colonists were shot and killed by British Soldiers. Which angered many patriots.
  • On December 16, 1773, patriots disguised as Indians, under the cover of night, dumped 342 chests of tea in to the Boston Harbor to protest the recent taxes put on them.
  • Guys, maybe we shouldn't do this, i mean, this is treason after all.
  • On June 2, 1774, the British Government passed a law that was meant to combat the acts of the Boston Tea Party. The laws included the Boston Harbor being closed, no more unauthorized meetings, there were new quartering acts, any government officials must be sent to Britain for a fair trial and all British soldiers are allowed to check cargo at any time.
  • It was not for treason, it was for Freedom, freedom of your corrupt king!
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