There is no denying that taxation without proper representation is what set the stage for the American Revolutionary War. When the British Parliament began taxing the colonists by passing laws (The Acts) to raise more money for Britain, this put a huge hardship on the new American colonies. If you Read More
4 Acts that Led to the American Revolution
What were the Sugar Act, Currency Act, Quartering Act, and Stamp Act, and what impact did they have on the future of the United States of America? We've rounded up free resources and worksheets for you to help you teach your students about these four key acts that led to the American Revolution.
The American Revolutionary War began with taxation without proper representation. Raising money for Britain was the main reason for the taxation. However, it created a huge hardship for the new American colonies. You will discover 4 acts that caused colonists to rebel from Britain and try to gain Read More
We are exploring the 4 different acts that catapulted a revolt from the American colonists from Britain. Britain certainly passed laws that placed a huge burden on the colonists and there was so much they could take. The next law we will take a look at as a part of this series is The Quartering Act. Read More
Taxation without representation set the stage for the rebellion that formed the American Revolutionary War. In this series we have discussed The Sugar Act, The Currency Act, and The Quartering Act; each of which put huge burdens on the American colonists. The final act we will learn about if the Read More