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Proclamation of 1763

1763

He first attempt by British government to enforce law in the colonies.

The sugar act of 176

1764

Sugar and molasses are smuggled goods. British did this for revenue.

Quartering of 1765

1765

This a cost saving measure , and enforced measure.

Stamp act of 1765

1765

A new act was passed to raise revenue.

Stamp act congress of 1765

1765

Want to affect change peacefully. They didn't want to pay for something they didn't have to.

Sons of liberty of 1765

1765

Their tactics and violence and intimidation.

Declaratory of 1766

1766

Britain still has power over the colonies and can do what ever they want.

Townsend act of 1767

1767

Taxed glass, lead, paint, tea. New York assembly suspended. It also allowed a solider to break into or search someone's house for illegal stuff.

Boston massacre of 1770

1770

9 soliders fought with a group of people and 5 colonists died.

Boston tea party of 1773

1773

The sons of liberty dressed up as Indians and dumped out all of the tea into the Boston harbor.

Tea act of 1773

1773

You can only buy tea from one company. This company was Dutch east India.

Intolerable act of 1774

1774

Banned fishing and no ships could come in or out of the harbor. Massachusetts colony taken over by the military. Any British officials accused of a crime in the colonies were shipped to Britain.

1st continental congress of 1774

1774

They boycotted all British trade.

Lexington and concord of 1775

1775

70 men that have never fought before and they fought the British and lost.

Minutemen of 1775

1775

Had to be ready to fight at all costs.

2nd continental congress of 1775

1775

Form continental army, and decide to print money for soldiers.

Paul revere and William Dawes of 1775

1775

They distracted the British so the colonists could hide their weapons.

Second continental congress of 1775

1775

had a continental army. They also decide to print money to pay the army.

Olive branch of 1775

1775

The king sends more soldiers to America. The second continental congress try's to end revolution peacefully.