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Trouble Over Taxes

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Sugar Act
Tax on molasses passed by Parliament
Parliament
British legislative body responsible for passing taxes on the colonies
French and Indian War
Was a major cause of British debt after 1763
Proclamation of 1763
Act of Parliament prohibiting colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains
Amherst
British leader who angered American Indian groups through not following land treaties
Pontiac
Indian leader who led fight against Amherst and the British, defeated the British at Detroit
Stamp Act
Tax on legal documents
smuggling
Merchants avoided paying taxes by...
no taxation without representation
phrase colonists used to describe the idea that Parliament was taxing the colonies unjustly and without permission
boycott
refusal to buy certain goods
repealed
canceled
Stamp Act Congress
Meeting of colonies in 1765 in which colonies said that Parliament had no right to tax the colonies
1765
Year the Stamp Act was created
1764
Year the Sugar Act was created