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George Washington
captured by the French in the Ohio River Valley (Fort Dusquene)
it leads to the French & Indian War 1754 - 1759
war in North America ends with the capture of Quebec
what war did it lead to?
another capture?
What does the French & Indian War lead to?
Seven Year's War 1756 - 1763
a number
Who is attacking the British in the Valley?
Native Americans (1759 - 1763)
Treaty of Paris 1763
officially ends the French & Indian War and the Seven Year's War
what does it end?
Proclamation of 1763
banned settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains
colonists against it and ignore the law
Sugar Act 1764
the first law passed by the Parliament
colonists can't print their own money
sugar merchants -> store owners -> consumers
consumers pay the most money for sugar
customs house - dock
British take over the docks and dockeworkers lose part or all of their job
who pays the most?
who loses jobs and why?
Stamp Act 1765
a tax on legal documents, licenses, newspapers, pamphlets, playing cards, and dice ( materials for gambling )
repealed in 1766 for being ineffective
tax on what?
repealed when?
Declatory Act 1766
new law that states that Parliament DOES have the right to tax the colonies
Townshend Acts 1767
tax on household goods such as lead, paper, paint, glass, tea, furniture...etc.
military presence in the colonies increase to protect the customs officers
Writs of Assistance gives customs officers the right to search any ship without a cause for smuggled items.
boycotts started
Daughters of Liberty organized groups to make own goods
Daughters of Liberty
March 5, 1770
a) Parliament repeals all taxes in the Townshend Acts except for the tax on tea.
b) on the same day, there is a protest going on in Boston and leads to soldiers killing 5 protestors.
known as the Boston Massacre.
same day two things happened.
Boston Massacre
the Tea Act is passed and actually lowers the price of tea, however the tax is still in place.
Tea Act
Boston Tea Party
December 16, 1773
Sam Adams gave a speech about wrongness about the tea being taxed.
40 men (Sons of Liberty) ran through the hall dressed as Iroquois, get into the three ships (Eleanor, Beaver, and Dartmouth), and dump the tea in the harbor.
Samuel Adams
Sons of Liberty
3 ships
Intolerable Acts 1776
made to punish the people of Boston
they shut down Boston Harbor which was their only means of trade or money)
brought in British Navy and threatened to blow up ships that enter harbor.
Quartering Acts:
replaced royal governors with military governors (General Thomas Gage)
8000 troops housed in people's homes
all Boston judges fired and replaced with British appointed judges so British laws would be enforced.
public assembly made illegal
only allowed 1 town meeting a year with the permission of the governor
This set of laws only ends when colonies repay the money for tea (never happened)
no trade/money
replaced positions?
how many troops sent?
Patrick Henry, Ben Franklin, and William Pitt
Patrick Henry - stated the Stamp Act violated the colonists' rights as British citizens.
Ben Franklin - told Parliament to repeal act.
William Pitt - also believed the Stamp Act was unfair and led Parliament into repealing act in 1766.
Stamp Act
Samuel Adams
agreed with Otis
believed Parliament couldn't tax colonists without any representation in Parliament
helped spread slogan "No taxation without representation"