Causes of the American Revolution
1754-1763 French and Indian War French and British fought for land (Seven Years War) British Won
1763 Proclimation of 1763 Cannot settle West of the Appalachian Mountains Some people were mad because they already bought lands and they can't use it
1764 Sugar Act 1764 Tax on sugar and on other goods.Colonists responded with"no taxation without representation"
1765 Stamp Act 1765 Taxed almost all printed materials Colonists responded by creating Sons of Liberty Sons of Liberty fought taxation
1767 Townshend Acts 1767 Tax on glass,paper and tea imported to the colonies Colonists boycotted those items
1773 Tea Act 1773 Tax on tea Colonists react with the Boston Tea Party
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