5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Pontiac's Rebellion:what was it and what were the causes, turn out?
- Effects of the Act
- Result and important people
- First Continental Congress- Oct. 1774
- Order of Prime Ministers
- a 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.
- b Was a rebellion between Native american tribes, led by the Ottowan chief Pontiac, and the colonists. The person who inspired Pontiac with his message was a Prophet from the Delaware tribe named Neolin and his message was that the english were "our enemies." The reasons for the rebellion were violations in treaties, settlers encroaching onto Indian lands, and the british had a much different treatment of NA than the French.(didn't give them annual gifts like the French)
- c William Pitt, George Grenville, William Pitt, Charles Townshend, and Lord North
- d Meeting of 56 delagates to discuss their grievances about the Coercive and Quebec Acts and wether or not they're going to break from england, some do and some don't.
- e 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
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Wrote to Lord North: "Blows must decide." Then orders General Thomas Gage to put done the rebellion and he marches to Concord to seize rebel military supplies.
- Was a law banning the settlement of people west of the Appalachian mts.
- 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.
- Sons of Liberty burned his house down. He was also a loyalist.
- 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.
5 True/False Questions
Lord North 1770 → 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.
Ironic? → Actually lowered the existing tax that had been set previously but ignored.
The Olive Branch Petition → 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.
Stamp Act of 1765 → Taxed placed on all printed material. People prtested it harshly because they felt that they weren't represented in parlament. Sons of Liberty was formed in protest to the Act.
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."