Acts of Congress
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1649- allow toleration for Potestants and Catholics in Maryland
Act of Toleration
1662- loosened Puritan chruch requirements after drop in attendance
1763- Parliament resticted colonial settlement to east of Appalachians after clashes with Indians when colonists moved west
Proclamation of 1763
1765- direct tax by Parliament which required stamps to be purchased for printed material
1767- revenue-producing taxes to pay for occupation of British troops in colonies; taxed lead, paint, glass, paper, tea
1774- 4 acts to punish Boston for damage of Tea Party; refered to as the "Coercive Acts" by British
1774- established Catholicism as official religon of Quebec, expanded Quebec's territory
1785- passed by Article of Confederation Congress, established a method for surveying and selling western land, divided land into 6 mi2 "township"
1787- passed by Articles of Confederation Congress,method for new territories joining union
1798 series of acts By Federalists, imposed restrictions on aleins, attempt to limit Democratic-Republican party
Alien and Sedition Acts
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