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Road to Revolution Key Terms Prcoclamation of 1763 I. 1763- The State of Affairs after Seven Years’ War Stamp Act A. Relations with Native Americans Declaratory Act B. New Territory Townshend Acts C. George III and Representation Boston Massacre II. Revenue Acts and Their Impact on the Colonies Tea Act A. Sugar and Currency Acts (1764) Boston Tea Party B. Stamp Act and Crisis Coersive Acts C. Townshend Acts III. Boston, Taxes, and Violence A. Boston Massacre B. Committees of Correspondence C. Tea Act D. Boston Tea Party E. Coercive Acts I. English was dominant power A. Lost French and Spanish allies Reaction- Neolin- a profit Pontiac- led attacks around Detroit Indian resistance means difficulty ahead with territory B. Proclamation of 1763- Established a western boundary Avoid conflicts with Native Americans Angered colonists because of limitations on where people could settle C. War debt from Seven Years’ War Insecurity as a ruler carried down to ministry Insecure and high ministry turnover- Grenville: Colonies should pay war debt Believed in virtual representation Policy conflict with colonies: Actual representation and Fear of tyranny II. A. Sugar Act- an effort to discourage smuggling French sugar from the West Indies and created a new vice-admiralty court (do not have juries) in Halifax, Nova Scotia: unlike other Navigation Acts because it specifically raised revenue The Currency Act outlawed paper money Economic depression- no coordinated effort to oppose them
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