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Proclamation of 1763

The Proclamation 1763 was an order that American Colonists couldn't live west of the Appalachian Mountains.


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.


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.

... 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


The Royal Proclamation of 1763 was issued October 7, 1763, by King George III following Great Britain's acquisition of French territory in North America after the end of the French and Indian War/Seven Years' War, which forbade all settlement past a line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains.


The Royal Proclamation of 1763 was issued by King George III to establish the basis of government administration in the north American territories formally ceded by France to Britain in the Treaty of Paris 1763 following the Sever Years War.


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 or

Even after Britain issued the Royal Proclamation of 1763, Daniel Boone continued to settle areas west of the Appalachian Mountains. This 1851 painting, Daniel Boone Leading Settlers through the Cumberland Gap, depicts the popular image of a confident Boone leading the early pioneers fearlessly into the West.