Legislation

Date

What it Did

Proclamation of 1763

1763

Set boundaries for western settlement

Sugar Act

1764

Lowered tax on sugar, molasses, and other products, but tightened customs enforcement

Stamp Act

1765

Taxed certain types of documents

Declaratory Act

1766

Stated that Great Britain had the right to tax the colonies

Townshend Acts

1767

Taxed glass, lead, paint, paper, and tea

Tea Act

1773

Gave East India Tea Company the sole control of tea trade

"Intolerable" Acts

1774

Closed port of Boston



Proclamation of 1763

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Sugar Act

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Stamp Act

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Declaratory Act

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Townshend Act

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Tea Act

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"Intolerable" Acts

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