why did english relations with the N.A. get worse?
Because the English moved into the O.R.V. also teh english fought with other natives.
who was pontiac and why did he start a war?
he was an Indian chief. he started the war to drive the english away.
What was the proclamation of 1763 and why did it anger colonists?
the proclamation said that the colonists couldn't move past the appalation mts. this angered them because they fought with the british for the land and then didn't get to move there.
were colonists right to be angry about the proclamation?
kind of because people sacrificed their lives to get the land and then they couldn't use it.
what was the stamp act and why was it passed?
it was a tax on paper goods. it got passed because england was in debt from the war and they wanted the colonist to pay ir off. (1765)
how did the colonists react to the stamp act?
they protested:refused to pay-they were violent. the sons of liberty formed. (1765)
how did the stamp act help unify the colonies?
it helped because the colonies agreed and came together to protest.
what was the end result of the stamp act?
the economy in england went down because the colonists refused to pay so it ended.
what were the townshend act?
it was the tax of paper, glass, lead, and TEA
what was the writ of assistance and how did ut violate the colonists' rights?
it was a law saying custom officers could search any ship. it violated their rights because they had no privacy.
what were the nonimportantaion agreements? what eventually happened to them?
merchants and planters promised to stop importing goods taxed by townshend act.
what was the sons of liberty?
the sons of liberty was a group of people in boston who protested the stamp act
sam adams, mercy otis warren, and patrick henry were all colonial leaders. what did each do to protest against the british?
Sam adams created the sons of liberty, mercy published plays that made fun of british officers, patrick henry made speeches that moved people to tears and anger.
what was the quartering act?
it was that the colonists had to provide supplies for the british soldiers
when & what was the boston massacre?
March 5, 1770- a mob of kids start throwing snow, ice, & rocks at soldiers in fornt of the custom house. The british leader(Thomas preston) trys to settle everyone down but british guns go off and kill some people.
when & what was the boston tea party?
Dec. 16, 1773- a meeting in boston sent a message to hutchinson saying "send the tea back to england." he refuses and they go dump 340 chests of tea into the harbor. no violance only political protest.
why were the intolerable acts passed? what did they say?
they were passed becasue they dumped the tea in the harbor. It closed the harbor, said boston would pay for the tea, shut down the gov., and a new quartering act.
how did the colonies respond to boston's troubles?
they sent them food and supplies by waggon becasue the harbor was closed.
what was the fist continental congress and what did they decide?
continental congresses first meeting in 1774, they were a group of colonists. they set up militias, and helped boston.