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History- AMerican Revolution - American Revolution I...

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American Revolution I. British Imperial Policy A. Greenville Acts i. Not in forced & not being punished ii. England takes away trial by jury ii. Proclamation of 1763 A. George III B. Imaginary line across the top of the Appalachian Mountains,  NO English settlement west of the line iii. Stationing troops A. 1764 Permanent troops to in force the laws B. Keep them in jobs, away from England to protect territory iv. Indian relations A. All law dealing with Indian relations must come from England v. Currency Act A. 1764 prevents the separate colonies from printing their own  money vi. Quarting Act A. 1765 to pay for the soldiers vii. Stamp Act A. Colonial Reaction i. All legal business must be carried through on  stamped paper. Stamped in England, and then sold in  the colonies. ii. Another step in British taking away colonial  rights, with no representatives in parliament iii. Taxation without representation, even with  representation they would still loose every single vote  because of being outnumbered. iv. 1775 &1776 Complete boycott of all English  goods, Sons of Liberty B. Repeal Stamp Act in 1776 & Declaratory Act i. They declare they have the right & the power to tax the  ii. Colonies in all cases, no matter what. B. Townshend Act
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A. Force the colonies to pay by taxation B. Colonists refuse to raise revenue for England C. Boston Massacre A. 1768 John Hancock is arrested for violating British  shipping laws. Leads to a riot in Boston, troops called  in and permanently placed to keep the peace. B. 1770 Children began to tease troops. Kids & then  adults build up & things are thrown,  then soldiers  open fire into crowd, to protect themselves. Five  Bostonians died.
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