Causes of American Revolution
1754-1763 French and Indian War British won war. French lost all land in North America (Seven Years War)
1763 Proclamation of 1763 Colonists could not move west of Appalachian Mountains
1764 Sugar Act British raised taxes
1765 Stamp Act All documents need a stamp saying tax was paid. Colonist respond with forming the Sons of Liberty.
1767 Townshend Acts Taxes on imported goods, colonists responded by boycott the items
1773 Tea Act An act of civil disobedience, or the refusal to obey laws that are considered unjust.
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