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What lead up to the war! . By. Ariel Long . Boston Massacre (1770). British Troops fired guns at the colonists, 5 were killed. What led to this was the colonists were calling the British names, throwing things at them. . Boston Tea Party (1773).

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Boston massacre 1770
Boston Massacre (1770)

  • British Troops fired guns at the colonists, 5 were killed. What led to this was the colonists were calling the British names, throwing things at them.


Boston tea party 1773
Boston Tea Party (1773)

  • Boston Tea Party was an action by the colonists in Boston. The British controlled all the tea coming in to the colonies. On December 16, 1773. After leaders in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists, disguised as Indians boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor.


Proclamation of 1763
Proclamation of 1763

  • In the fall of 1763, a royal decree was issued that prohibited the North American colonists from owning or maintaining settlements west of an imaginary line running down the middle of the Appalachian Mountains. White settlers that lived there had to be removed.


Stamp act 1765
Stamp Act (1765)

  • The act required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London and carrying a revenue Stamp. These printed materials were legal documents, magazines, newspapers and many other types of paper used throughout the colonies.


Intolerable acts 1774
Intolerable Acts (1774)

  • Intolerable or Coercive Acts are names used to describe a series of five laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 relating to Britain's colonies in North America. The acts triggered outrage and resistance in the thirteen colonies.


Quartering act 1765
Quartering Act (1765)

  • Quartering Acts were used by the British forces in the American colonies to ensure that British soldiers had Good housing and provisions.


Declaratory act
Declaratory Act

  • The declaratory act was a declaration by the British parliament in 1766. The British repealed the stamp act because the boycott was hurting Britain's trade. The same day the British came back with a new act stating that Parliament's authority was the same in America as in Britain.


Navigation acts 1650 1700 s
Navigation Acts (1650-1700’s)

  • There were laws passed to make sure the colonies did not trade with any other country than England. It was so England kept control of the colonies.


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