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  • The Proclamation Act (1763)
  • The Stamp Acts (1766)
  • Taxes on Paper and Documents
  • The Townshend Act (1767-1768)
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  • The Proclamation Act of 1763 forbid settlers to advance beyond the Appalachian Mts. and allowed England to take control of the westward expansion rather than the colonial governments. However, the expansion would be under British terms. They made those who had already settled in the Appalachian Mts.  return back east of the mountains.
  • The Boston Massacre (1770)
  • The Stamp Act made colonist have to pay a tax on paper goods such as newspapers magazines and legal documents. They were also required to buy paper with a British stamp on it. The colonist felt that they shouldn't be taxed on paper goods.
  •  The Tea Act and The Boston Tea Party (1773)
  • The Townshend Act was where colonist were required to provide quarters and supplies to all the British troops in America. It was the providing of supplies and not the quartering that angered the colonist the most. The colonist felt that they shouldn't have to share their supplies with the troops because they weren't getting paid. 
  • The Intolerable Act (1774)
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  • The Boston Massacre was where colonist got into an argument with British Private Hugh White outside the Custom House. The argument then escalated when more people showed up and started throwing things/harassing White. 13 people were arrested and all were charged with murder and sent to trial. John Admas argued the soldier's rights and defended them. 6 soldiers were founded not guilty and 2 were. This caused many to see the British rule in a different light.
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  • The Boston Tea Party was a protest by the colonist who were against the British Government. the protestants were the Sons of Liberty and dressed up like Indians in disguise. The protestors boarded 3 ships and threw a total of 342 chests of tea into the water. The colonists were mad because they had to pay taxes on the tea.
  • The Intolerable Act closed the port of Boston and reduced their self-government autonomy. Also, those who were accused of crimes had to be sent to England to be tried. It also meant that people must quarter troops.
  • Must Quarter Troops
  • Less Government Power
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