Proclamation of 1763 - PROCLAMATION BY THE KING OF ENGLAND AFTER THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR. STATED THAT THE COLONISTS MUST REMAIN ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS TO PREVENT FURTHER WAR WITH THE NATIVES., Sugar Act 1764 - TAX PLACED ON SUGAR AND MOLASSES BY THE KING AND PARLIAMENT OF ENGLAND TO HELP PAY FOR THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR. IT WAS AN INDIRECT TAX ON THE COLONISTS BECAUSE IT DIDN’T APPLY TO ALL COLONISTS EVERY DAY., Quartering Act 1765 - INDIRECT TAX PLACED ON THE COLONISTS BY THE KING AND PARLIAMENT OF ENGLAND. FORCED COLONISTS TO HOUSE AND FEED BRITISH SOLDIERS SO THE KING DIDN’T HAVE TO AFTER THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR., Stamp Act 1765 - DIRECT TAX PLACED ON THE COLONISTS BY THE KING AND PARLIAMENT OF ENGLAND. IT PLACED A TAX ON ALL PAPER ITEMS LIKE: NEWSPAPERS, STATIONARY, PLAYING CARDS, LEGAL DOCUMENTS AND CALENDARS., Stamp Act Congress 1765 - CREATED BY THE COLONISTS TO REPEAL THE STAMP ACT. THE SONS OF LIBERTY WAS FORMED BECAUSE OF STAMP ACT CONGRESS AND THE STAMP ACT WAS EVENTUALLY REPEALED., Sons of Liberty - FORMED FROM THE STAMP ACT CONGRESS. SAMUEL ADAMS WAS THE LEADER. THEIR MAIN FOCUS WAS BOYCOTTING ANY AND ALL ITEMS TAXED BY THE KING AND PARLIAMENT OF ENGLAND., Boston Massacre March 5, 1770 - COLONISTS WERE HECKLING BRITISH SOLDIERS AND THROWING SNOWBALLS AND STICKS AT THEM. IN THE MAYHEM, SOMEONE YELLED “FIRE!” AND 5 COLONISTS WERE KILLED, Tea Act - A DIRECT TAX ON TEA. THIS TAX UPSET THE COLONISTS AND THEY DECIDED TO REACT BY HAVING A “LITTLE PARTY”!!, Boston Tea Party December 16, 1773 - REACTING TO THE TEA ACT, COLONISTS IN BOSTON, DRESSED AS NATIVE AMERICANS, BOARDED THREE SHIPS IN BOSTON HARBOR AND DUMPED ALL THE CRATES OF TEA INTO THE HARBOR. THIS PARTY COST THE KING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN TODAY’S MONEY!, Intolerable Acts - IN REACTION TO THE BOSTON TEA PARTY, THE KING PASSED THE INTOLERABLE ACTS TO PUNISH THE COLONISTS. HE CLOSED BOSTON HARBOR, STOPPED ALL TOWN MEETINGS, AND BROUGHT IN MORE SOLDIERS TO POLICE THE PEOPLE OF BOSTON., Battle of Lexington and Concord 1775 - “Shot heard ‘round the world”, the start of the American Revolution, George Washington - Leader of the Continental army, Common Sense 1776 - Written by Thomas Paine, convinced many colonists to join the fight against the British during the Revolution, Declaration of Independence - Written by Thomas Jefferson, declared the colonies independent from Great Britain, Battle of Saratoga 1777 - Known as the turning point of the American Revolution, French joined the colonies side, Valley Forge 1777-1778 - Colonies winter camp, harsh winter with very little supplies. Washington trained his men, Battle of Yorktown 1781 - Final battle of the American Revolution, resulted in a win by the colonies and France. The Americans win!, Treaty of Paris 1783 - An official end to the War. America wins!!, Marquis de Lafayette - French general, provided money, supplies, aid to the Americans during the revolution,

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