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The American Revolution

The American Revolution

Also known as the Seven Years War. France expanded into the Ohio River Valley. Which caused conflict with the British. This caused a series of long battles with Britan and France. Later in 1763 a peace meeting was called. The British recieved Florida and Canada. This strengthed the American Colonies significantly by taking away European Rivals.

The French Indian War

Writs of Assistance



Proclamation of 1763

Documents or a search warrant that allowed officials to enter any ships or building that was supected to hold smuggled goods. This is the invasion of privacy, and is mentioned in the list of grievances. This is also included in the Declaration of Independence.

Lowered import tax on molasses but raised tax on wine, which had been duty free. This act stated that goods shipped from the colonies had to be passed through Britian before going to other European countries.

The Sugar Act


This act imposed a tax on all paper documents in the colonies. It was imposed because Britain was in debt from the Seven Years War.

Stamp Act


This required the colonies to house. This was an inconvenience because some of the colonists houses were small and the soliders took up most of the space. Some people could barely afford to buy their family food. This was later revised in the Intolerable Acts.

Quartering Act


Consisted of Whigs. They had many rituals and secrets. This group had to promise not to reveal any secrets or divulge. They were originally formed in response to the Stamp Act. This group set up the Boston Tea Party.


Common Sense By Thomas Paine


A document that states England had total rule over the colonies. This act invaded the right of privacy.


Declaratory Act

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Taxed items such as glass, lead, paints, and teas that were imported into the colonies. The British America colonists named the acts after Charles Townshed, who sponsored them.


Townshend Act

Chapter 5Page 117" An old wound he had recieved fighting forty years ago in the French and Indian Wars had stiffend up on him."Chapter 11Page 274 "And one thing more your father, the naval surgen, was ashamed to be a prisoner of war"

Chapter 11Page 266" We could hear the men marching down the street.. It was terrible."Chapter4Page 90"Thta's all you need. Mr. Lyte was a fool to bring a so flimsy charge against you."

Chapter 7Page 166"But when he went to the Afric Queen, he was going into enemy territory. The Tavern had been taken over bodily by British officers, cheif among whom was Colonel Francis Smith."Chapter 7Page 169 "We have seventeen officers staying with us. We got sheets by the dozen."

Chapter 4Page 82" He's sly. When the merchants agreed not to import any English goods until the Stamp Act was repealed."Chapter 6Page 123“Doctor Cooper was putting more politics than gospel into his sermons that fall and more fear of ‘taxation without representation ‘ than God into his congregation.”

Chapter 3 Page 51"The Laphams took no newspaper, but he had heard Mr. Lapham speak of the wicked Observer and how it was trying to stir up discontent in Boston, urging the people to revolt agaisnt the mild rule of England."Chapter 6Page 126“Simply say, ‘Mr. So and So owes eight shillings for his newspaper.’ Johnny nodded. That meant the meeting would be tonight at eight o’clock.”

Chapter 5Page 113" He had never been so glad in his life as that Thursday, a few weeks after he had begun delivering newspapers." Capter 5Page 117" He also began to employ him and Goblin to do express riding for the Committee of Correspondence."

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