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King George III

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Early Years
King George III was born to Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha in 1738 . Born into the time where western powers were challenged by the rebellious colonies.
What did he do?
He took the English Throne just as the French/Indian War was coming to a close. He then continued to Lead as king during the American Revolution
When did King George III Rule
He ruled England from Oct. 25th 1760 to Jan. 1st 1801, He then was taken from the throne when Scotland was united with England.
Why did King George III pass Acts?
One of the most famous acts, the intolerable acts, were bills that punished the colonists for their rebellion. Such as the Boston Port Bill, which closed the Boston port untill the colonists fully paid their debt
Who was King George III?
George was King of Great Britain and Ireland from Oct. 25th 1760 until the union of the two countries on Jan. 1st 1801,
King George III
Decisions
George appointed many of rather incompetent men to serve as his ministers and appointees. The result was inconsistency in governmental policy: One of the irresponsible appointees, George Greenville set the wildly unpopular Stamp Act upon the colonies
The Boston Port Bill
King George thought is was nessesary to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party by shutting down the harbour untill they were able to pay for the lost tea and the taxes as well.
http://www.bostonteapartyship.com/king-george-iii#sthash.nSOtTVAn.dpuf
Where did King George do Kingly things?..lol
King George ruled over England at first, then he got Scotland to become Part of England. He then controlled over the colonies and hired advisers who put the different Acts into affect. Such as the Stamp and Tea Acts
Did he Influence any laws today?
Yes very much. Many of the tax laws are still active today. Although our taxes are fair, some of the amount of tax we pay are the same. For example, some places get taxed more than others. South Carolina get taxed the standard 7%, whilst Delaware as absolutely no tax. Back then, Delaware did not get affected that much by tax.
www.history.com/topics/british-history/george-ii
Questions
When Did He Rule?

What were the intolerable acts?

What happened at the Boston Tea Party?

How were the colonists punished for the Boston Tea Party?

Who exactly set the Stamp Acts
Works Cited
https://en.wikipedia.org/.../George_III_of_the_United_Kingdo

www.history.com/topics/british-history/george-iii

www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/george_iii_king.shtml

kinggeorgeiii.com
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