Revolutionary Timeline

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Revolutionary Timeline

Revolutionary Timeline

1764The Sugar Act of 1764 was a British Law, passed by the Parliament of Great Britain on April 5, 1764, that was designed to raise revenue from the American colonists in the 13 Colonies. This Act set a tax on sugar and molasses imported into the colonies which impacted the manufacture of rum in New England.

17651765Parliament passes the Quartering Act, outlining the locations and conditions in which British soldiers are to find room and board in the American colonies. The Quartering Act of 1765 required the colonies to house British soldiers in barracks provided by the colonies

1767 Originated by Charles Townshend and passed by the English Parliament shortly after the repeal of the Stamp Act. They were designed to collect revenue from the colonists in America by putting customs duties on imports of glass, lead, paints, paper, and tea

1773Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. The principal objective was to reduce the massive surplus of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company in its London warehouses and to help the struggling company survive.

1774The Coercive Acts were meant to reverse the trend of colonial resistance but actually provoked higher levels of resistance.The Coercive Acts describe a series of laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 relating to Britain's colonies in North America.


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