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JAMAL MAYFIELD. The Americans Revolution. Navigation Act(1780-1700). Laws passed boy parliament to control trade in the empire. Sugar act is pot on sugar from W.Indies. Special courts were setup. Stifling – of colonial manufacturing and increased resentment. Proclamation of 1763.

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JAMAL MAYFIELD

The Americans Revolution


Navigation Act(1780-1700)

Laws passed boy parliament to control trade in the empire. Sugar act is pot on sugar from W.Indies. Special courts were setup. Stifling – of colonial manufacturing and increased resentment.


Proclamation of 1763

  • Most American Indies wanted soldiers to leave. Came after French Indian War. Created Appalations Mountain. Recognized the Indians’ rights. Made colonist angry.


Stamp Act ( 1765)

Stamp act anything taxed on paper

Act cause colonist to resent British rules.

Samuel Adams begin committees of correspondence

People refused to by certain goods


Sons of Liberty

  • Samuel Adams help start the organizations

  • Members took the streets and protest the stamp

  • People in other cities also help organize the sons of liberty

  • Summer of 1765 protestants burned effigies

  • Also raided and destroyed houses


Declaratory Act

  • After the repeal the king approved the Declaratory Act

  • Which essentially said the parliament full authority over legislation in the colonist in the colonist

  • While colonist celebrated their victory over the Stamp Act

  • Another parliament passed the same day.


Quartering Act

  • Due too social hand political problems the British parliament passed the Quartering Act

  • Act required colonist to Quarter- 1. colonist didn’t have a standing army of soldiers of assistance 2. WAS HOUSING AN SUPPLING THE SOLDIERS WAS COSTLY


Townshend Act

  • Made colonist pay taxes on importing tea, glass, paper, and other.

  • Colonist boycotted British goods

  • Protest walked and parliament repealed most of taxes

  • Anger continued to grow against the British


Boston Massacre

  • Anger and tension continued to grow as Britain sent more soldiers to Boston when colonist resisted taxes

  • Crowd gathered around angry colonist arguing with the British soldiers

  • This deadly riot resulted in five colonist being killed

  • Samuel Adams shared knew ideas to people


Tea Act/Boston Tea Party

  • The only company allowed to sell tea to colonist

  • The Tea Act gave people a favorable advantage

  • Words of defiance spread throughout the colonies

  • The Boston Tea Party reached all way to London


Coercive Acts

  • Closed harbor until colonist paid for the ruined Tea

  • They took away certain rights to the colonist

  • Banned most town meetings

  • Response violated colonist rights

  • Angered colonist


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