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Tighter British Control. Chapter 6, Section 1. French and Indian War. 1754 – 1763 Part of larger Seven Years’ War British vs. Spain & France In North America New France vs. British Colonies British Navy = British victory. Proclamation of 1763.

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Tighter british control

Tighter British Control

Chapter 6, Section 1


French and indian war

French and Indian War

  • 1754 – 1763

  • Part of larger Seven Years’ War

    • British vs. Spain & France

  • In North America

    • New France vs. British Colonies

  • British Navy = British victory


Proclamation of 1763

Proclamation of 1763

  • British: Colonists could not settle west of the Appalachian Mountains

  • Prevent further rebellion from natives

    • Land to remain in native hands

  • Colonists upset

    • Many already bought land

    • Kicked off

    • No money – looking to settle new territory


British troops and taxes

British Troops and Taxes

  • King George III

    • 10,000 troops in colonies

  • Quartering Act

    • Save money

    • Live in colonists’ homes

    • Feed soldiers


Mo money mo problems

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems

  • Colonists had to pay up

  • Debt from French & Indian War

    • Collect more revenue

  • Sugar Act - 1764

    • Tax on sugar, molasses, coffee, wine, etc.

    • Soldiers enforced laws

    • Many turned to smuggling


Different perspectives

Different Perspectives

Colonists

“Taxation without representation is tyranny!”

- James Otis

Loyalists

“Colonists are subjects of Britain… and enjoy the protection of its laws. For that reason, they are subject to taxation.”

- George Grenville


Stamp act

Stamp Act

  • Parliament – 1765

  • All legal and commercial documents

  • Stamp to show tax was paid

    • Wills

    • Diplomas

    • Contracts

    • Newspapers


Angry colonists

Angry Colonists!

  • Where will it end?

    • Land?

    • Crops?

    • Everything we own?

  • Boycott

  • Sons of Liberty – Violent protests

  • First time Americans worked together!


British response

British Response

  • Repealed Stamp Act – 1766

  • But…wait…there’s more!

    • Passed Declaratory Act

    • Parliament had total control of colonies

      Thus began the issue over who was in control of the colonies.

      To be continued…


Homework assignment

Homework Assignment

  • Create your own protest poster

  • Choose one of the following:

    • Quartering Act

    • Tea Act

    • Sugar Act

    • Stamp Act

    • Declaratory Act

  • Be creative, use color

  • DUE TOMORROW!!


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