The American Revolution
The Frenh and Indian War and what Followed.
What Followed? After the war was over Britain was in debt for all the supplies they had bought. To prevent more costy wars creating debt the Proclamation Line of 1763, a line spaning across the Appalacian mountains, prevented colonist from going into indian territory and stirring up trouble. Colonists didnt like this.
Taxation Without Representation!?
Stamp Act:The first real tax in the colonies. In 1765the stamp act was passed it was a law saying that any paper item must be taxed this included newspaper, playing cards, and many other paper goods.
The Townshend Act: The Townshend Act was a tax on imported tea, glass and paper. This tax was to pay for militarry personel because of rising protest in the colonies.
The Quartering Act of 1765
Writs of Assistance: The Writs of Assistance was a search warrant that soldiers could fill out whenever they wanted, as a way to get into people’s houses. It was basically a blank search warrant.