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Transcript of 1763-1775
- New York assemble disbanded
- Townshend Duties
- Quiet period
- Committee of Correspondence
Boston Tea Party
- Boston Port Act
- MA government act
- Administration of justice act
First continental Congress
Lexington and Concord
1767 - 1775
End of the French and Indian war
Proclamation of 1763
- Stamp Act
- Quartering Acts
- Sugar Act
- Admiralty courts
- Virginia Resolves : Patrick Henry
- Stamp Act Congress
- Sons/Daughters of Liberty
Repeal of the Stamp Act
French and Indian war
In 1763 The French and indian war ended in british
victory. The british left the indians with no allies by taking away all french land and giving it to the spanish.
The Proclamation of 1763
The Proclamation of 1763 was established after a series of indian attack lead by chief Pontiac. It prevented all westward expansion beyond the appalations. This deeply angered the colonists who thought that England was restricting their rights.
George Greenville was responsible for the passing of; The Stamp Act, The Quartering Act,
The Sugar Act, and The Admiralty Courts in order to pay debt for the the war.
- The Stamp act: taxed all published documents, letters, newspapers, dice, ect. it caused an uproar amongst the colonist who believed that they owed nothing.
- The Sugar act 1764 passed by parliament was the first act to raise tax revenue.
- The Quartering Act really angered colonist. no one wanted to be forced to house, feed and take care of british soldiers it also jeopardized the rights of colonists.
- The admiralty courts were hated because there where no juries and were biased for Britain.
1765 - Stamp Act Congress: contained 27 delegates from 9 colonies.
1765 - Sons and Daughters of liberty provided violence to the organized protests. They used mobs, hanging and bribery to control british tax collectors.
1765 - Boycotts These boycotts were used to provoke England to eventually repeal the stamp act.
Getting the stamp act repealed
1766 - The Sons and Daughters of liberty helped the process along with boycotts organized by the Stamp Act congress. These boycotts really hurt the English economy which caused an angry England to repeal the act in 1766
1766 - The Declaratory Act was an extremely irrelevant act in which Britain declared that they had the right to pass any act that they saw fit.
The Townshend act of 1767 Placed high duties on lead, glass, paper, paint, and tea The already rowdy colonists were disturbed even further by these taxes and sparked the no taxation without representation idea.
The Boston Massacre 1767 was caused by the rowdy rabble of Boston who antagonized a group of British officers forcing them to fire in self defense.
Crispus Attucks was the first to die. There were 2 different depictions of the event:
Paul revere depicted an organized shooting
England depicted a mob attack on the soldiers.
Committee of Correspondence
In 1772 Samuel Adams created the first committee in Boston MA as a network to keep the opposition of British policies alive
Lord North was a British Prime minister who was
responsible for the three pence tax on tea and led
Samuel to create the Committee of Correspondence.
Tea Act/ Boston Tea Party
The Tea Act created by Lord North was extremely upsetting to the colonists so on December 16th, 1773 colonists dressed up as indians and dumped over 342 chests of tea to protest the tax.
The Intolerable Acts
The Intolerable Acts were Britain's retaliation for the Boston Tea party.
The Port Act closed Boston's port to prevent trade.
The Justice act Repealed their charter and until the paid back the tea cost.
The Government act replaced the governor with a British appointed Royal Governor.
First Continental Congress
The First Continental Congress was called to order in 1774 in Philadelphia PA to address colonial grievances. 12/13 colonies showed up. During the meeting the Association was created to boycott all goods.
Lexington and Concord
Lexington and Concord 1775 was the first organized British attack on the colonies in order to get rid of colonial weapons. the British technically win because the succeed in taking the arms