Causes of the American Revolution

Joseph O'Donnell

Proclamation of 1763

Is when the colonists fought for land but then weren't able to go there so they retaliated.
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Stamp Act of 1765

This act made colonists buy an official stamp or seal when buying paper. Colonists who disagree were fined or put in prison.
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The Townshend Acts of 1767

This act let the tax collectors invade your privacy to look for smuggled goods. Which made the colonists start boycotting.
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The Boston Massacre in 1770

The colonists taunt the soldiers that end up killing 5 people.
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The Tea Act of 1773

Allowed the British East India company to sell tea straight to the colonies.
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Boston tea party of 1773

British not allowed to sell directly to colonists so they got mad.
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The Intolerable Acts of 1774

Lord North got mad at Boston and punished them.
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Lexington and Concord 1775

The first official war and of the Revolution.
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