|Year||Legislative Restraints||Restraints on Expansion||Restraints on Trade||New Taxes|
|1759||Virginia legislature restricted by crown from enacting timely legislation|
|1762||Writs of assistance (blanket search warrants)|
|1763||Proclamation Line keeps settlers hemmed in||Enforcement of Navigation Acts increased by navy and customs officials|
|1764||Currency Act prevented colonial legislatures from issuing paper currency||Sugar Acts strengthened by Admiralty Courts||Sugar Act--revenue-producing tax|
Quartering Act required colonists to pay to house British soldiers.
Stamp Act sets internal taxes on legal documents, newspapers, etc.
|1767||Colonial assemblies limited in size||Townshend Duties strengthen Admiralty Courts||Townshend Duties imposed on imported goods to pay colonial officials|
|1773||Tea Act reduces duty but leads to Boston Tea Party|
|Town meetings limited, Massachusetts charter violated||Quebec Act enlarges Quebec, reducing claims of Ohio River Valley colonists||Boston Port Act closes harbor until tea is paid for||New Quartering Act broadly expands British Army's right to quarter troops in homes, buildings|