This is meant for use in an intermediate social studies classroom learning about the tensions leading up to the American Revolution. This is a smart notebook file for the smartboard. It includes images, video links, guided notes, and an assessment. Topics include the French and Indian War, The Proclamation of 1763, The Quartering Act, Stamp Act, The Boston Tea Party, The Boston Massacre, and The Intolerable Acts. There's also an M & M's activity for students to role play as colonists and British Parliament members to feel taxation without representation.