A war over territories in the New World between Britain and France.
Forbade all settlements on the west side of the Appalachian Mountains.
Parliament passed this act; it required colonists to pay taxes on imported sugar and molasses. Repealed in 1766.
Required colonists to house British soldiers. Repealed in 1770.
A tax on every printed paper the colonists used. Repealed in 1766.
Imposed taxes on everyday items (paper, tea, lead, paint) imported in colonies. Repealed in 1770.
Some British soldiers let loose a few shots at some colonists, killing five. This increased animosity between colonists and Britain.
Outraged at Britain, some 200 colonists, dressed as Indians, dumped three ships' tea into Boston Harbor.
Granted the British East India Company Tea a monopoly over tea imported to the colonists. Repealed in 1778.
This was in response to the Intolerable Acts. Delegates from colonies gather together and made a declaration of rights: life, liberty, property, assembly, trial by jury.
Britain's response to the Tea Party. They were meant to punish mainly Boston and Massachusetts. The acts took many rights away from colonists, like in trials.
First battles of the Revolutionary War. Colonists, although many had been hurt or killed, stood their ground during these battles against Britain.