5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Effects of the Act
- Purpose, reactions.
- Commitee of Correspondence(sprang up everywhere)
- Prime Minister Townshend
- Special Independence dates
- a 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.
- b June 7th 1776- Richard Henry Lee's 3 prong resoulution is accepted July 2nd, 1776- Congress officicially declares Independence July 4th, 1776- Congress formally adopts the declaration of Independence. No turning back now.
- c Charged with letting the colonoes and the world know about england violations of colonial rights.
- d 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.
- e Increased amount of smuggling in the colonies so Britian made it so that smuggling cases were sent to British courts. The Act mostly effected colonial merchants, rum distillers, and ship owners/builders.
5 Multiple choice questions
- William Pitt, George Grenville, William Pitt, Charles Townshend, and Lord North
- 5 people are dead, 6 are injured, and Paul Revere quickly calls it a massacre. Hugh Montgomery: fired first Captain Preston: captain of the soldiers
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Writs of Assistance → Special warrants used to enforce the townshend Acts and were special because you din't need to state what your looking for.
5 people helping to draft 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."
Proclamation Act of 1763 → Repeals the Stamp Act and gives parlament full power to make laws over the colonies.
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.
Coercive Acts of 1774 (4 acts+Quebec act)) → 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.