The Bills, Acts, and Proclamations
Proclamation of 1763-Drew an imaginary line along the Appalation Mountains. It made it forbidden to settle west of it in Native American land. This angered colonists. Most just ignored it.
Quartering Act-Stated that colonists had to provide houseing, candles, bedding, food, and drink to British troops. Colonists protested this.
Intolerable Acts-Multiple Acts to punish Boston for the Boston Tea Party. The first act shut down the port of Boston, the second act limited the number of town meetings in Boston to one, the third act stated that if a custom officer or any other officer commited a major crime they would have their trial in Britain, and the final act was a new Quartering act.
The following taxes were put in place to help pay for the French and Indian War.
Stamp Act-Placed tax on all legal documents like wills, diplomas, marriage papers, newspapers, playing cards, almanacs, and dice. The colonists rioted over it.
Sugar Act-Placed tax on molasses.
Townshend Act-Taxed glass, paper, paint, lead, and tea. Colonists protested
over the act.
Tea Act-This act said that the East India Tea Company could sell tea directly to colonists not to tea merchants. The tea would be at its lowest price ever. The colonists still objected