Proclamation Act

October 7, 1763

The Act Summarized

Issued by King George III

Issued after the French and Indian War

Forbid Settlement West of the Appalachian Mountains

Meant to Stabalize Relationship with Native Americans

Colonial Reaction or Response

Upset because people had died to fight in the war for land

What about the colonists already settled in the West?

Why restrict expansion?

Do you just want to keep an eye on the colonists?