Causes of the American Revolution

Chris Maldonado

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
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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.
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The Boston Massacre

in 1770 , British Soldiers fired at a crowd of men colonists and killing 5 men , colonists begin a protest.
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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
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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 .
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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 .
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