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History of the Americas
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Proclamation of 1763
Colonists could not settle west of the Appalachian Mountains.
Writs of Assistance
Search warrants to search for smuggled goods
Tax on sugar, molasses, and other products shipped to the colonies.
House British soldiers and provide them with supplies.
Required all legal and commercial documents to carry an official stamp showing the tax has been paid.
Parliament had supreme authority to govern the colonies.
Riot that led to British troops to killing 5 colonists.Two excellent forms of propaganda.
Committees of Correspondence
Committees that communicated about colonial affairs through letters.
Not a new tax on tea, granted the British East India company a monopoly over the tea trade. (tax had been taken off)
Boston Tea Party
A group of men disguised as Native Americans boarded three ships and destroyed 342 chests of tea. $ 1,000,000 damage.
1) Close the port of Boston 2) Banned Committees of Correspondence 3) Allowed Britain to house troops wherever necessary 4) British officials accused of crimes in the colonies would stand trail in Britain 5) Took over Colonial Government.
First Continental Congress
Delegates from the Colonial met in Philadelphia and trained troops.
Lexington and Concord
1st battle between British and Colonial Militia.
Second Continental Congress
Delegates from the Colonies met in Philadelphia. Cause- Fighting with the British
Effect- Formed the Continental Army, authorized the printing of paper money to pay the troops.
Thomas Paine's publication of a pamphlet calling for Independence.
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