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BC: To Be Continued By Ander

FC: The Beginning Background Causes to Revolutionary War

1: Emily Minnick

2: The French and Indian War ended in year 1763.

3: France had to give up their territory in America. | The winner of the war was Britain, and the loser was France who were helped by the Native Americans.

4: The same year the war ended, King George III issued the Proclamation of 1763.

5: The proclamation stated that colonist should refrain from crossing to the other side of the Appalachian Mountains. This was made to prevent war between the colonist and the Native Americans. | This made the colonists angry because they felt the king was budding into their business and that he didn't know what he was doing.

6: Ryan Smith | Up until the 1760s, Britain had a policy referred to as a 'healthy neglect' in reference to the American colonies.

7: The policy changed after the war due the fact that Great Britain needed to pay off its war debts.

8: To help pay off the debts of the French and Indian War, the British government started to tax its citizens that had moved to the New Land.

9: The first tax given to the colonists in 1764 was the SUGAR ACT. | The Sugar Act taxed the citizens on non-British molasses and sugar imported into the colonies.

10: When the colonists protested against this tax, the British government cut this tax by 2/3. | In 1765, they issued a new tax called the STAMP ACT. The Stamp Act was a tax put on paper products.

11: John and Samuel, as result, called the colonist to come up with a plan to repel this 'unfair taxation'.

12: Colonial opposition to the Stamp Act lead to the Stamp Act Congress. This was the first time that colonist had gotten together to face a problem against the British.

13: They declared that this taxation was unfair because British law and tradition going back to 500 years ago (to the Magna Carta) made it clear that there should be no taxation without representation.

14: 2.Who were the allies of the French during the French and Indian War. A. Spanish B. British C. Native Americans D. the Catholics | 1.What year was the Sugar Act introduced? A. 1745 B.1763 C.1765 D.1764

15: Which of the following helped with movement to get rid of taxes? A. James Oglethorpe B. John Adams C. King George III D. none of the above

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