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King George III

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Transcript of King George III

King George III
The Taxes
The Sugar Act, April 5, 1764: Under the Sugar Act colonist had been required to pay a tax of six pence per gallon on the importation of foreign molasses.
The Stamp Act, March 22, 1765: The Stamp Act required the colonists to pay a tax for all legal documents.
Quartering Act, may, 1765: The Quartering Act, outlining the locations and conditions in which British soldiers are to find room and board in the American colonists houses.
The Tea Act, May 10, 1773: The Tea Act required the colonists to only but the tea imported from England.

Because of the Boston Tea Party He created the Intolerable Acts which: Closed Boston Harbor so food couldn't get in or out. 2. Colonists couldn't hold town meetings without government approval 3. Reinforced the New Quartering Act so colonists HAD to house British troops. On September 3, 1783 the treaty of Paris was signed, it ended the American Revolutionary war between Great Britain and United States of America.
Introduction of King George III
King George III was born on June 4, 1738 in the United Kingdom. He was married to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and had 15 children. He was king of Great Britain and king of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of these two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.January 29, 1820, United Kingdom.
French and Indian War
King George III was first assigned king just when the French and indian war finished. The war cost a lot of money so in order to pay back all the borrowed money the king placed taxes on the colonies, the taxes were; Sugar Act on April 5, 1764, Stamp Act on March 22, 1765, Quartering Act on May, 1765, Tea Act on May 10, 1773. The king was hated by all of the colonists.
Boston Tea Party
The Tea act led to the Boston Tea Party, The Boston Tea Party was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, a city in the British colony of Massachusetts, against the tax policy of the British government and the East India Company that controlled all the tea imported into the colonies. On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor. The King was really angry because of the incident.
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