Lesson 7: What Experiences Led to the American Revolution?


The Sugar Act of 1765   (Video)
The American colonists were already unhappy about the Proclamation of 1763, but then came the Sugar Act.

The Proclamation of 1763   (Video)
Britain increased its control over the American colonies after 1763 following its victory over the French in the Seven Years' War, including with acts such as the Proclamation of 1763.

The Stamp and Quartering Acts   (Video)
The British Parliament passed two highly unpopular laws in 1765: the Stamp Act and the Quartering Act.

What Was the Tea Act of 1773?   (Video)
The Tea Act of 1773, an act of Great Britain's Parliament, was the catalyst for some of the most important moments of the lead-up to the Revolutionary War.