why wont the king let us settle along the Appalachian mountains?
Quartering Act 1765
Why are they here?
to control us
Stamp Act 1765
i wish we were allowed to have representatives in the parliament
King drew a line along the Appalachian mountains and prohibited colonial settlement. The colonist felt that they deserved the land for helping fight off the french.
Boston Massacre 1770
King George 111 sent thousands of British soliders to the colonies to enforce the proclamation of 1763 and keep the peace. The colonist were suspicious.
Boston Tea Party 1773
This is a threat to our freedom of choice
A stamp act created for tax revenue to pay the French and Indian War dept. This really made the colonist mad because they had no say weather or not they would get taxed for this.
First Continental Congress 1774
British soilders that were stationed in Boston to keep the peace got ambushed by British citizens who began arguing with them and throwing things. But when a shot was fired into the crowd all chaos broke loose. Five colonist died beacuse of the shooting.
We want them gone, their the reasons 5 colonist died
The tea act forces colonist to buy tea from only England. They lowered the prices from before but the colonist were still upset.
Tweleve out of the Thirteen colonies met up in Philidelphia and discussed what is happening. England stop abuse colonies will stop boycotting and protesting. This meeting helped get colonist closer.