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FactorsLeadingUptotheAmericanRevolution TheFrenchandIndianWar
TheEnglishandcolonistsdefeatthefrenchinthe
territorythatwouldbecomeNorthAmerica

VS CostsandeffectsoftheWar
TheNatives
TradeRegulations
Finances
Grade11
By:BrendanGallagher

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TensionsBegin StampAct
SugarAct(1764).ThisBritishlawchargedduties
onsugarimportedbythecolonies.Severalother
productswerealsotaxed.
OnMarch22,1765theBritishParliamentpassed
CurrencyAct(1751and1764).SeveralActswhich
theStampAct.Thislawbecameeffectiveon
regulatedtheissuingofmoneybytheAmerican
colonist. November1stof1765.
StampAct(1765).ThisBritishlawrequiredcertain Thisactrequiredthecolonistnewspapers,legal
printedmaterialsincludingnewspapersinAmerica documentsandotherprintedmaterialsbeprinted
beonpaperproducedinBrittanandstampedwith onspecialpaperfromEnglandthathadan
arevenuestamp. embossedrevenuestamponit.
QuarteringAct(1765).Thisactforcedthecolonist
TheBritish,whowerenotwillingtoenforcethelaw
toprovidefoodandshelterforBritishsoldiers
withtheirmilitary,repealedthetaxin1766.
whenneeded.
TownshendActs(1767).Aseriesofactspassed
ByBrittanbeginningin1767thattaxedthe
colonies.

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TheIncidentonKingsStreet BostonTeaParty

http://www.history.com/shows/americathestoryofus/videos/bostonmassacre
TeaActispassed
ActwaspassedtobailouttheEast
IndiaCompany
5civiliansdiedasaresultoftheincident,3diedonthe Sonsofliberty
sceneand2diedlater.
TheheavymilitarypresenceinBostonthatleadtothe
MassacrewastheresultofBritishenforcementofthe
TownshendActsof1767.
4,000troopsweredispatchedtoBostoninOctoberof
1768
Bostonspopulationwasonlyabout20,000residents
atthetime.
ThethreeyearsthatfollowedtheMassacre,from1770
to1772passedratherquietlywithoutanymajor
confrontationbetweentheBritishandthecolonists.

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Who Wins This Time?


LexingtonandConcord

Lexington
> TheBattleofLexingtonwasaverysmallfight.
> EightyAmericanmilitiameninthetown.
> Hundredsofenglishmen
Concord
> Britishmakemovementstowardthecityof
Concord
> Britishsearchthetownforthelocalmilitiashidden
weapons
> Colonistshideontheoutskirtsofconcordwaiting
forreinforcements
> Britishretreat

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