5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Intolerable Acts
- Albany Congress
- Pontiacs Rebellion
- British East India Company
- John Adams
- a Pontiacs Rebellion occured in 1763. Native Americans were angered by the decreased amount of ammuniton and guns that was traded with the British in exchanged for use of the land. Native Americans weren't happy about the settlers moving into their territory and felt they couldn't share their traditonal ways of life with them. Pontiac, an Ottowa CHief called on many tibes to unite and attack the Birtish. Many British forts were destroyed and 2,000 settlers were killed. British settlers reacted with equal viciousness, killing even indians who had not attacked them.
- b Government charted joint-stock company that controlled spice trade in the East Indies after the Dutch
- c 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.
- d 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
- e A Massachusetts attorney and politician who was a strong believer in colonial independence. He argued against the Stamp Act and was involved in various patriot groups. As a delegate from Massachusetts, he urged the Second Continental Congress to declare independence. He helped draft and pass the Declaration of Independence. Adams later served as the second President of the United States.
5 Multiple choice questions
- March 24, 1765 - Required the colonials to provide food, lodging, and supplies for the British troops in the colonies.
- 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.
- 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.
- newspaper publisher, arrested for speaking libel against the british gov.
- In response to the 1765 Stamp Act, Patrick Henry persuaded the Virginia House of Burgesses to adopt several strongly worded resolutions that denied Parliament's right to tax the colonies. Known as the Virginia Resolves, these resolutions persuaded many other colonial legislatures to adopt similar positions.
5 True/False questions
Currency 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.
Proclamation Line of 1763 → designed to make sure England recieved money from the colonists' trade: 1. all shipping had to be done on English ships or ships made in English colonies, 2. tobacco, sugar, wood, etc. can only be sold to England, 3. European imports have to pass through english ports, 4. there's a tax on any goods not shipped to England
Stamp Act → (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.
Direct Taxes → those taxes that are levied on goods; services, and transactions
Tea Act → 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