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British Legislative Policy Against the American Colonies
Transcript of British Legislative Policy Against the American Colonies
Treaty of Paris 1763
Settling over proclamation line
Lord Dunmore's War
Stamp Act Congress
Repeal of Stamp Act
Proclamation of 1763
Boston Tea Party
Declaration of Independence
Quartering Act/Townshend Act
Crispus Attucks, Samuel Gray, James Caldwell, Samuel Maverick, and Patrick Carr were killed in the Massacre.
The Declaration was incredibly important to the development of the colonies, for it
gave the important figures from different
colonies reasons to unify.
July 4, 1775
Committee of five: Roger Sherman, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Robert R. Livingston
Assisted in the repeal of the infamous Stamp Act
Lord Dunmore's war is a conflict
between the colony of Virginia and
Prevented the colonists from settling past an area deemed Native territory.
Daniel Boone started his travels in 1775
the act of parliament, accompanied
the repeal of the stamp act, stated that
the parliament could pass laws in the colonies
and in Britain with the same authority
Second Continental Congress
The Second Continental Congress
managed the war effort, moved towards
independence, and adopted the Declaration
Sons Of Liberty
A Political protest by the
sons of liberty in which tea chests
were destroyed and dumped in the Boston Harbor
Sons of Liberty was a group
of Patriots that wanted to
protect rights of colonists.
The Patriots performed the
Boston Tea Party. The Patriots
tarred and feathered tax
collectors. The Sons of Liberty
were organized in 1765.
-named after Charles Townshend
-acts passed in june 1767
-it taxed imports of glass,
lead, paints, paper, and tea
The Quartering Act
The act expresses the all colonists must provide food and shelter for troops. The act was passed by the british government so the troops can perform their best in any battles or conflict the government or the troops themselves face.
First Continental Congress
12 of the colonies gathered together to pledge their allegiance to each other and agree that an attack on one colony would be considered an attack on all. They also agree to support MA in opposition to the Intolerable Acts.