Causes of the Revolution Timeline

Marilyn Audry Prichard

Proclamation of 1763

The King of England said that they can't move in to the Ohio River Valley, so that they don't start a new war. The Colonists were made because they were the ones that fought for the land, not the king.
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Stamp Act of 1765

The Colonists had to pay for the official stamp, or seal, when they bought paper items. Due to this event the sons of liberty burnt paper goods. The colonist also boycotted.
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The Townshend Acts of 1767

This act put duties on glass, lead, paints, paper, and tea. This event made the colonist smuggle items like tea. The King sent British soldiers to make sure that no colonists smuggle items.
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The Boston Massacre of 1770

This event was when the British soldiers shot five colonists. They started to fire due to a colonists hitting a British soldier with a club.
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The Tea Act of 1773

This act is when the King made the Colonist only buy tea from the British East India Company. Due to this act, colonist boycotted. This event lead to the Boston Tea Party.
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The Boston Tea Party 1773

This event made British tea cheaper than colonial tea. Due to this event the colonist dumped tea out of the ship at the Boston Harbor. It lead to the Intolerable Acts.
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The Intolerable Acts of 1774

This act is when the British set up blockades around the Boston harbor, and troops were quartering houses. The colonists resentment towards the British builds.
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Lexington and Concord of 1775

It was the first battle of the Revolutionary war. Paul Revier warned everyone on horse-back. The first shots were made.
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