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Acts of the Revolutionary War
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Proclamation of 1763
A proclamation from the British government which forbade British colonists from settling west of the Appalacian Mountains, and which required any settlers already living west of the mountains to move back east.
Sedition Act of 1763
States colonists could be jailed/fined for talkin smack about the king
Alien Act of 1764
Allows government to ship foreigners off to Australia if they thought they would be dangerous to the counrty
(1764) British deeply in debt from French & Indian War. English Parliament placed a tariff on sugar, coffee, wines, and molasses. colonists avoided the tax by smuggling
forbade the printing of colonial money
an act passed by the British parliment in 1756 that raised revenue from the American colonies by a duty in the form of a stamp required on all newspapers and legal or commercial documents
Quartering Act of 1765
Act forcing colonists to house and supply British forces in the colonies; created more resentment; seen as assault on liberties..
Act passed in 1766 just after the repeal of the Stamp Act. Stated that Parliament could make up whatever law they wanted
made to raise $40,000 for administration of colonies. taxed glass, lead, paper, paint, oil and tea
Colonists attack British soldiers. Soldiers shot and killed 5 people. People exaggerated what really happened.
Rhode Island colonists boarded the HMS Gaspee, a British ship, looted it, then burned and sank it in 1772.
King tried to make East India Co. tea cheaper than smuggled tea but colonists bought smuggled tea anyway.
Boston Tea Party
demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor
King George Parliament to set these up. 1) shut down Boston Harbor 2)Quartering Act 3)Administration of Justice act 4)Quebec Act
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