Proclamation Act

October 7, 1763 by King George III


The purpose of the proclamation was to organize Great Britain's new North America empire and to stabilize relations with Native Americans.

  • Regulation of trade
  • Settlement
  • Land purchases

Response and Reaction

The colonists fought with the French and Indians while blood was shed to keep their land. They began to question the consequences of their actions.

  • What is going to happen to the colonists already settled in the west?
  • Why restrict us from moving west?

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