5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Quebec Act
- writs of assistance
- Albany Congress
- Tea Act
- Fort Duquesne
- a 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
- b 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
- c 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.
- d 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.
- e legal document that enabled officers to search homes and warehouses for goods that might be smuggled
5 Multiple choice questions
- The Prime Minister of England during the French and Indian War. He increased the British troops and military supplies in the colonies, and this is why England won the war.
- 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.
- A radical political organization for colonial independence which formed in 1765 after the passage of the Stamp Act. They incited riots and burned the customs houses where the stamped British paper was kept. After the repeal of the Stamp Act, many of the local chapters formed the Committees of Correspondence which continued to promote opposition to British policies towards the colonies. The Sons leaders included Samuel Adams and Paul Revere.
- lawyer in John Peter Zanger's trial argues that everything Zanger wrote was true and that the truth can not be libel. Zanger wins the case
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Direct Taxes → those taxes that are levied on goods; services, and transactions
Thomas Gage → 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
Intolerable Acts → 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
Salutary Neglect → (1764) British deeply in debt part to French & Indian War. English Parliament placed a tariff on sugar, coffee, wines, and molasses. colonists avoided the tax by smuggling and by bribing tax collectors.
John Peter Zanger → newspaper publisher, arrested for speaking libel against the british gov.