The Success And Failure Of Colonial Resistance

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Austin Apple The successes and failures of colonial resistance eventually pushed the colonist to break their bonds with Great Britain and by doing so creating a new nation that united the colonies as one. The proclamation of 1763 was the first of a series of acts passed by the British government onto the colonists. (Page 63; Amsco) Each act was justified as a proper method for protecting the colonial empire and that the colonists needed to pay for this protection. Parliament also passed several acts, such as the sugar act, Townshend act, quartering act, and stamp act. (Pages 64-66; Amsco) After the Boston Tea Party, Parliament passed the Coercive Acts witch was directly to punish the people of Boston and Massachusetts for destroying the
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