5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Stamp Act
- Quebec Act
- Albany Congress
- Crispus Atticus
- a an act passed by the British parliment in 1756 that raised revenue from the American colonies by a duty in the form of a stamp required on all newspapers and legal or commercial documents, opposition by the colonies resulted in the repeal of the act in 17
- b an ecomonic theory where colonies are created to benefit the "mother country" through trade of raw materials and consumption of the mother countrys finished products
- c After the French and Indian War, the English had claim the Quebec Region, a French speaking colony. Because of the cultural difference, English had a dilemma on what to do with the region. The Quebec Act, passed in 1774, allow the French Colonist to go back freely to their own customs. The colonists have the right to have access to the Catholic religion freely. Also, it extended to Quebec Region north and south into the Ohio River Valley. This act created more tension between the colonists and the British which lead to the American Revolution.
- d one of the 5 colonists killed in the Boston Massacre. Atticus was a runaway slave who it is said led the protest against the Townshend Acts that resulted in the bloody conflict with the British soldiers.
- e A conference in the United States Colonial history form June 19 through July 11, 1754 in Albany New York. It advocated a union of the British colonies for their security and defense against French Held by the British Board of Trade to help cement the loyalty of the Iroquois League. After receiving presents, provisions and promises of Redress of grievances. 150 representatives if tribes withdrew without committing themselves to the British cause. Iroquois however rejected offer
5 Multiple choice questions
- Occurred between the 1730's and the 1760's. Outgrowth of the Enlightenment. Main leaders were Johnathan Edwards ["Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"] and George Whitefield. Whitefield preached using emotion and spirituality.
- 1766. Britain stated that they had the right to tax colonists without challenge, and that they had virtual representation, since parliament members represent all British subjects in all colonies.
- newspaper publisher, arrested for speaking libel against the british gov.
- He was an Anglican minister with great oratorical skills. His emotion-charged sermons were a centerpiece of the Great Awakening in the American colonies in the 1740s.
- March 24, 1765 - Required the colonials to provide food, lodging, and supplies for the British troops in the colonies.
5 True/False questions
Sons of Liberty → demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor, organized as a protest against taxes on tea act
Non-importation agreements → Agreements not to import goods from Great Britain. They were designed to put pressure on the British economy and force the repeal of unpopular parliamentary acts.
Thomas Hutchinson → Governor of Boston who ordered cargo of tea to be unloaded in Boston despite colonial objection
Patrick Henry → taxes directly imposed on people
Jonathan Edwards → The most outstanding preacher of the Great Awakening. He was a New England Congregationalist and preached in Northampton, MA, he attacked the new doctrines of easy salvation for all. He preached anew the traditional ideas of Puritanism related to sovereignty of God, predestination, and salvation by God's grace alone. He had vivid descriptions of Hell that terrified listeners.