Causes of the American Revolution

Darien Bowyer

Proclamation of 1763

The Colonists were not allowed to go into the Ohio River Valley River because the King did not want to pay for more wars.

Stamp Act of 1767

The act required colonists to pay for an Official stamps or seal, when they bought paper items.

The Townshend Acts of 1767

In June 1767 Parliament passed the Townshend Acts. These acts placed duties on glass, lead, paint, paper, and tea.

The Boston Massacre

Colonists called the shooting "The Boston Massacre".

The Tea Act

Tea act in 1773, which allowed the British and it's company to sell tea directly to the colonists.

The Boston Tea Party

On the night of December 16, 1773, colonists disguised as Indians, sneaked onto the three tea filled ships and dumped over 340 tea chests.

The Intolerable Acts

In the spring of 1774, it passed the coercive Acts. Colonists called these laws the Intolerable Acts.

Lexington and Concord

The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.