5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Indirect Taxes
- french indian war
- Boston Massacre
- Tea Act
- The Great Awakening
- a 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.
- b British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists who were teasing and taunting them. Five colonists were killed. The colonists blamed the British and the Sons of Liberty and used this incident as an excuse to promote the Revolution.
- c those taxes that are levied on goods; services, and transactions
- d In North America: French owned Canada and Louisiana as trading area; Britain owned 13 colonies on east coast of U.S; fought over Gulf of St. Lawrence (protected by French) and Ohio River Valley; French moved down from Canada and up from Louisiana to establish forts in Ohio River Valley, which cut off British settlers from expanding into vast area; Indians supported French because they were traders, not settlers; in 1759 British defeat French; Treaty of Paris in 1763 transferred Canada and lands east of Mississippi to England; their ally Spain gave Britain Florida, and French gave Louisiana to Spanish
- e Law passed by parliament allowing the British East India Company to sell its low-cost tea directly to the colonies with a small direct tax- undermining colonial tea merchants; led to the Boston Tea Party
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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
- The point of contention that sparked the French and Indian War. Both the French and British claimed it. They wanted the area because the rivers allowed for transportation.
- 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.
- Intolerable Acts, passed in 1774, were the combination of the four Coercive Acts, meant to punish the colonists after the 1773, Boston Tea Party and the unrelated Quebec Act. The Intolerable Acts were seen by American colonists as a blueprint for a British plan to deny the Americans representative government. They were the impetus for the convening of the First Continental Congress.
- British general who controlled Boston following the Boston Tea Party.
5 True/False Questions
Direct Taxes → taxes directly imposed on people
Quartering Act → 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.
Currency Act → This act prohibited the colonies from issuing paper money and require all taxes and debts to British merchants to be paid in British currency.
Fort Duquesne → French fort that was site of first major battle of French and Indian War; General Washington led unsuccessful attack on French troops and was then defeated at Fort Necessity, marking beginning of conflict.
boycott → Law passed by parliament allowing the British East India Company to sell its low-cost tea directly to the colonies with a small direct tax- undermining colonial tea merchants; led to the Boston Tea Party