Causes of the American Revolution
Proclamation of 1763
In the Proclamation of 1763 , The king of England said the colonists were not allowed to go into the Ohio River valley Because he did not want to pay for another war
The Stamp Act of 1765
The King of England Taked Newspapers , Licenses , and Colonial paper products . The colonist felt as their rights were being violated
The Townshend Acts of 1767
In 1767 , The King put Duties on glass , lead , paints , paper , and tea . After the King did this the colonists thought it took power away from the colonial governments.
The Boston Massacre
in 1770 , British Soldiers fired at a crowd of men colonists and killing 5 men , colonists begin a protest.
The Tea Act
This act allowed the british east india company to sell tea directly to the colonists . Many colonial merchants and smugglers feared the british east india Company
The Boston Tea Party
Indian's sneaked onto the three tea-filled ships and dumped over 340 tea chests in Boston Harbor . The british prime minister closed the boston harbor until the tea was paid for .
The Intolerable Acts
This act had several effects , one of them where that the boston harbor was closed until boston paid for the ruined tea . It was a punishment to boston .