5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Purpose, reactions.
- Trial of soldiers
- What happened to Governor Hutchinson after refusal to send tea back?
- Lord North 1770
- The Olive Branch Petition
- a Sons of Liberty burned his house down. He was also a loyalist.
- b New Prime Minister, repeals some of the townshend Acts but lets the Declaratory Act expire. Under him, govenors and Judgeswould now have their salaries paid by England and the colonists knew this meant now that the govs. and judges were in Englands pocket.
- c Petition passed by 2nd continental congress pledging its loyalty to england and asking for a peaceful end to the conflict. King George the III rejects it and orders British ships to blockade all shipping to the colonies.
- d It was enacted to stop conflict between colonists and Native Americans. This meant fur trders had to gain permission to trade with the Indians but for the most part it was largely ignored by the colonists.
- e John Adams defends the soldiers. 7 equitted while 2 are accused of manslaughter, branded on the hands and free to go.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 9 delegates from 9 colonies create a more unified resistance and draft Declaration of Rights which states only colonial taxes can be put on them.
- Actually lowered the existing tax that had been set previously but ignored.
- June 7th of 1776, Richard Henry Lee of VA proposed a resolution for Independence(3 prong resolution) and it was accepted.
- King George the III and New prime Minister George Grenville, who instituted new taxes. George the III wasn"t just immature but had a rare disease in which he would have periods of insanity.
- Patrick Henry was the delagate from VA to go to 1rst and 2nd continental congresses. "Give me liberty or give me death." Also there was Thomas Paine who was a Britiah immagrant who thought that the people of a free country should rule themselves. Wrote Common Sense which transformed an unorganized colonial rebellion into a unified moment by selling many copies so everyone knew what was going on.
5 True/False Questions
Why did the rebellion end? → Lack of Indian morale,loss of french aid, and shortage of supplies, plus winter was approaching and they had no food because all they had been doing was fighting.
Parlament Justification for Sugar Act → It was the cost to secure the freedom of the frontier, but also stated the SugarAct weren't one sided but that parlament represented all english citizens.
First Continental Congress- Oct. 1774 → Some wanted to establish an immeadiate Declaration of independence while others urged restraint. People brought up the idea of a continental army but most colonists were in the same page that something had to be done.
The Boston Massacre → Governor Hutchinson ignores colonists demands that 3 shiploads of tea from Britian be sent back. So the Sonds of Liberty in the middle of the night board the ships dressed in indian manner, dump all 342 chests of English Tea, in 3 hours, into the harbor. This showed england how serious the colonies were about their liberty. Some colonists cheered the teas destruction while others were shocked by the disregard of property rights.
Coercive asts helped unification of colonies against Britian how? → Depended colonists hostility toward Britian. Colonists everywhere felt sympathy for Boston and sent money and food to offset the affects of the Port Bill.