5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- First Shots of Revolution: Lexington and Concord
- The Boston Massacre
- Purpose, reactions.
- Trial of soldiers
- Coercive Acts of 1774 (4 acts+Quebec act))
- a John Adams defends the soldiers. 7 equitted while 2 are accused of manslaughter, branded on the hands and free to go.
- b Partrol soldier starts getting heckled by a colonists and soldier hits him, then all these people come out of bars and pubs and it becomes an angry mob, soldier calls for back up, but mob corners all the 9 soldiers there. One soldier is hit with a stick, Hugh Montgomery, and he fires first, the rest fire to after maybe hearing fire from the crowd.
- c Acts put in place only to punish the colonistsfor Boston Tea Party. 1) Port Bill: Cosed down Boston harbour until cost of ruined Tea could be replaced. 2) Government Act: Suspended MA Charter and forbade colonists to hold town mettings without the govenors permission. 3) Administration of Justice Act: Allowed royal officials to be tried in other colonies or in Britian as to avoid hostile Juries. 4) New Quartering Act: required public officials to feed and house, in private houses if neccesary, soldiers stationed in the colonies. 5) Quebec Act: expanded quebecs boundary down to the Ohio River, and overided CO, MA, and VA claims to disputed western lands.
- 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 British march to concord, ma to seize rebel military supplies but are also looking for Hancock and Adams. Lamp-s in Old Church were 1 by land, 2 by sea. Paul Revere is sent on his famous ride along with William Dawes, and Samuel Preston, but on different routes. Yells British are coming all along the way. People hear and at lexington Green 70 minutemen gather comanded by colonial captain John Parker. Some body shoots at the confrontation, starts war, they fight, shot heard around the world, 8 colonists are dead and 10 more are wounded. British march on to concord and destroy only some of the supplies and start marching back to boston. Minutemen pick them off in there very visible red coats on the way back. The trail is called the Highway of Death. 70 to 80Briti8sh killed.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Taxed foriegn sugar, mollases, and several other things
- 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.
- Depended colonists hostility toward Britian. Colonists everywhere felt sympathy for Boston and sent money and food to offset the affects of the Port Bill.
- 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.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Prime Minister Townshend → gets it wrong thinking that the colonists didn't like the taxes being collected in the colonies, so he passes the Townshend Acts because then the taxes are collected at ports.
Quartering Act 1765 → Law requiring colonists to feed and house British soldiers
Declaration of Independence → June 7th of 1776, Richard Henry Lee of VA proposed a resolution for Independence(3 prong resolution) and it was accepted.
Where did jefferson get his idea for the Declaration? → He got it from John Locke, you only have a right to rule if you have the consent of the people. Some basic priciples of it was " the right of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."
Order of Prime Ministers → John Adams defends the soldiers. 7 equitted while 2 are accused of manslaughter, branded on the hands and free to go.