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Proclamation of 1763
British ban on colonial settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains
Law enacted by Parliament; required colonists to house and supply British Troops.
Law passed by Parliament that placed a tax on printed matter
Incident in which British soldiers fired into a group of colonists gathered in front of a customs house, killing several people
Law passed by Parliament placing duties on certain items imported by the colonists
Coercive Acts; four laws passed by Parliament to punish colonists for the Boston Tea Party and to tighten government control of the colonies
First Continental Congress
Convention of colonial delegates to discuss their grievances against Parliament
Lexington and Concord
Minutemen (colonists) engage in battle against the British at Lexington. British suffered 273 casualties, while colonist suffered less than 100
Law passed by Parliament that excused the British East India Company from paying certain duties (taxes) and allowed it to sell tea directly to American Agents, resulting in a fall in Colonial tea prices
Boston Tea Party
Protest against the Tea Act in which a group of colonists boarded British tea ships and dumped 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor
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