Colonial Anger Gauge of Acts and Taxes

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Navigational Acts

1660

Passed by the English parliament to restrict American trade

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Armed conflicts between England's colonies in North America and rival European colonies.

Albany Plan

1754

Benjamin Franklin lead a committee to adopt a proposal dor a federal union;however, it was rejected by the colonists.

Proclamation Line

1763

Forbided settlers from moving west in an attempt to avoid conflict with the indians.

Stamp Act

1765

Forced all American colonists to pay a tax on all printed paper products

Declaration Act

1766

Declared that Britain could make and pass laws for the colonies.

Townshend Act

1767

"British legislation that were intended to raise revenue, tighten customs enforecment, and assert imperial authority in America."

Boston Massacre

1770

A group of Boston Colonists harrassed a group of British soldiers, and the soldiers killed 5 of the colonists. The first to be killed was a man named Crispus Attucks.

Boston Tea Party

1773

Sam Adams lead a revolt where colonists dressed as indians and dumped approxiamately 342 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor.

Tea Act

1773

Caused the American Colonies ot be forced to buy tea from the British East Indian Company.

Intolerable Acts

1774

Britain didn't allow goods to be shipped to the 13 American colonies until the tea that was thrown into the Boston Harbor during the Boston Tea Party was paid for.