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Stamp Act-1765

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