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The Proclamation of 1763 was the first in a series of immediate and direct events that eventually destroyed all dependence Americans had on England The Proclamation of 1763 prohibited settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains and was Englands way of controlling expansion to save on governing costs The idea of restriction angered the colonists even though the Proclamation was generally ignored It however lead to the Stamp Act Quartering Act Currency Act and Intolerable Acts that increased resentment and provided justification for rebellion against the king The urgency for money to pay off debts encouraged King George III to enforce the powers he and the British Parliament believed they held The Proclamation of 1763 was the first of a series of acts which displayed Englands manipulation of authority It prohibited settlement of the colonists west of the Appalachian Mountains Although only a mild reaction resulted from this enforcement it stirred the feelings of the colonists and directed their attention towards the violations that England imposed on their rights Once the Currency and Revenue Acts were ratified there was outright opposition to the Stamp Act when it was passed External taxation was reluctantly accepted by the colonists however no one accepted the idea of an internal tax After parliament passed the Stamp Act the Stamp Act Congress formed to show the universal objection that the Americans held towards it Through the Stamp Act Congress the Declaration of Rights was created declaring no taxation without representation and that England could not tax without the Americans consent The act was repealed but the damage had been done and there was no way to repair it Although they detested the idea of Englands absolute power to tax them as they wished they still remained to this point loyal to the king Following the Stamp Act taxes were increased with the Quartering Act This agitated the colonists deeply but their loyalty to England was still evident After the
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