5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Declaratory Act 1766
- Declaration of Independence
- Parlament Justification for Sugar Act
- First Continental Congress- Oct. 1774
- Order of Prime Ministers
- a 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.
- b Repeals the Stamp Act and gives parlament full power to make laws over the colonies.
- c William Pitt, George Grenville, William Pitt, Charles Townshend, and Lord North
- d June 7th of 1776, Richard Henry Lee of VA proposed a resolution for Independence(3 prong resolution) and it was accepted.
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- Unanimous vote chose General George Washington from VA to be Commander in Chief. "For the Defense of American Liberty."
- Special warrants used to enforce the townshend Acts and were special because you din't need to state what your looking for.
- 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)
- A paper sent to King George the III, pledging loyalty to England, but stating colonists rights as British power. Maintained colonists had the right to "free and exclusive power of legislation in their several provincial legislatures. Also, delagates called for a ban on all trade with England. They said if their demands weren't met they would meet again in 1775 and they did.
5 True/False Questions
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.
Tea Act fo 1773 → Taxed foriegn sugar, mollases, and several other things
King George saw this as the last straw → 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.
Special Independence dates → 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.
Trial of soldiers → Samuel Adams, Paul Revere-famous ride,John Hanncock,James Otis- No taxation without representation(just a slogan)