Stamp Act-1765

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14 terms · Required colonist to purchase stamps on legal documents, such as, wills, deeds, mortages, newspapers,wedding liscences, and death certificates.

Stamp Act-1765

Required colonist to purchase stamps on legal documents, such as, wills, deeds, mortages, newspapers,wedding liscences, and death certificates.

Townshend Acts-1767

Tarrifs, or taxes on imported goods, like tea, paper, glass, and more.

Sugar Act-1764

reduced taxes on sugar and molasses, but enforced the Navigation act

Navigation Acts:

only import goods on british vessels, goods have to be purchased by England first

Tea Act-1773

gave east India Company a monopoly on tea imports to america

Writs of Assistance:

Search warrants for colonial homes, store, warehouses, or anythig with smuggled goods, like tea not taxed

proclamation of 1763

no settlements or fur trapping west of Appalachian Mountains, it was to pacify indians, and halt wars.

quartering Act-1765

colonists were required to provide food and shelter for British troops assigned to that area.

French Indian War, seven year war 1754-1763

the Last of 4 wars over france or britain in the new world. started in breakdown of three way balance of power between the Iroquois Confederacy, the french, and the British

Boston Tea Party- 1773

when tea came from britain, many people wanted the tea to get sent back, so a group of men disguised as indians, boarded the ship and dumped all the tea in the harbor

Boston Massacre 1770

a group of British souldiers, bieng taunted by colonist, opeed fireon a crowd of Americans. three died, 2 wounded

Contiental Congress

the revolutionary goverment, most from Philadelphia which directed war for indepedance.

Battle of Bunker Hill

General put law saying anyone helping Americans are considered traitors. Americans got a hill, when British noticed it, they sent 2400 troops, Americans only had 1000 and resisted some attacks before losing the battle

Currency act- 1764

prohibited Americans to have their own currency

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