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Royal Proclamation of 1763...established British administration over the colonies and set a "proclamation line" (between the red and pink areas above)..all areas west of the red region were to be reserved for the Indians. Colonist who thought they had fought the French and Indian War for the interior portion of American land were angered by this.

On this day 7th October 1763 – George III of Great Britain issues British Royal Proclamation of 1763, closing aboriginal lands in North America north and west of Alleghenies to white settlements. The common fields of Manor/Lordship of Hartwell, Buckinghamshire were enclosed under an Act of 16 George III in this year. To find out about this Lordship Title or any other please email us on


April 19 1775 The American Revolution begins. The American Revolution was the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America.


The Proclamation 1763 was an order that American Colonists couldn't live west of the Appalachian Mountains. The picture above shows the line. This proclamation angered the colonists. They had helped the British win the French and Indian War and felt they deserved the rights to move father west (many wanted to move to the Ohio River Valley). However, the British ignored their pleas and made the line anyway. This hostility led to the Revolutionary War.


... King George III's Proclamation of 1763 set the boundaries between the English colonies and Indian territory, the new United States looked to expand well beyond these lines. Description from I searched for this on