Proclamation of 1763

By: Ethan Johnson

The Act

  • By King George
  • After the end of the French Indian War
  • Forbade settlers from settling west of the Appalachian Mountain Range
  • To stabilize relations with Native Americans
  • Regulation of trade and land purchase

Colonists Thoughts

  • Colonists already settled in west
  • Already looking for land out west
  • They thought it was a plot to keep them under the empirical rule