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  • Boston Tea Party And Stamp Act
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    1760- King George takes the throne of England. 1763- French and Indian War Ends. Canada and land east of the Mississippi River is added to Great Britiain's Empire. 1765- The Stamp Act is passed. The Stamp Act was passed as a means to pay for British troops on the American frontier. The colonists were the ones paying for the troops and they violently protested the Act. 1766- The Stamp Act is repealed. 1768- British troops arrive in Boston to enforce laws. 1770- Four workers are shot by British tr...
  • Tea Act
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    Events Leading to the Revolutionary Warn the 18th century, world advances were made through ones connections. The closer relationship one had with the king, the better opportunity they have. Cronyism allows people with less talent to rise in society. However, living in colonies reduced the influence of cronyism. One could rise economically and socially through hard work and good fortune. In Britain, King George appointed George Grenville as first minister with responsibility for solving the debt...
  • Boston Harbor With 342 Chests Of Tea
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    THE BOSTON TEA PARTY (1763) Imagine you are a merchant in Boston selling imported goods from England with a high tax on them, when three ships come in with 342 chests of tea without planning to pay the middleman tax. That's how it was for many merchants in Boston. The East India Tea Company went bankrupt due to the dropping rate of tea sales in America because of the increasing rate of smuggling. The government's lack of support, and the newly passed Tea Act, only kindled more resentment towards...
  • Boxes Upon Boxes Of Tea The Colonists
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    After 1760 many American colonists were concerned with the actions taken by Great Britain. Due to problems with the colonists and the economy Great Britain issues laws and taxes such as the Stamp Tax, the Tea Act, and the Intolerable Acts. Americans showed strong resentment to British rule and finally fought against it. Protests and action taken against the British government eventually led to the American Revolution in 1774. American colonists did not stand for unfair treatment and they showed ...
  • Taxes C The Colonists
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    a) The Proclamation of 1763 did not let people settle west of the Appalachian Mountains. It also made fur traders to obtain the king's permission to enter the territory. The Stamp Act put taxes on any printed material such as newspapers, advertisements, playing cards, and legal documents. This act angered the colonists. This act was passed without the colonists' approval. The Duty taxed foreign sugar, molasses, and several other items going into the colonies. The Intolerable Acts closed the port...
  • Representation In The British Parliament The Americans
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    Why was there a War of Independence? To what extent was it caused by British expectations and to what extent was it caused by American attitudes? In 1775 American and British soldiers took place in a war because of a conquest for American Independence. The 'War of Independence' lasted for eight years, ending in September 1783. Over this time the War tore both American and British ties apart and internal American relations. Many factors contributed to this war, two being British expectations and ...

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