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  1. John Peter Zanger
  2. Direct Taxes
  3. Stamp Act
  4. Ohio River Valley
  5. Andrew Hamilton
  1. a 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.
  2. b taxes directly imposed on people
  3. c 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
  4. d 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
  5. e newspaper publisher, arrested for speaking libel against the british gov.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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.
  2. March 24, 1765 - Required the colonials to provide food, lodging, and supplies for the British troops in the colonies.
  3. Throughout the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, the English government did not enforce those trade laws that most harmed the colonial economy. The purpose of salutary neglect was to ensure the loyalty of the colonists in the face of the French territorial and commercial threat in North America. The English ceased practicing salutary neglect following British victory in the French and Indian War.
  4. Governor of Boston who ordered cargo of tea to be unloaded in Boston despite colonial objection
  5. legal document that enabled officers to search homes and warehouses for goods that might be smuggled

5 True/False Questions

  1. John AdamsDrafted a declaration of colonial rights and grievances, and also wrote the series of "Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania" in 1767 to protest the Townshend Acts. Although an outspoken critic of British policies towards the colonies, Dickinson opposed the Revolution, and, as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1776, refused to sign the Declaration of Independence.


  2. Virginia Resolvestaxes directly imposed on people


  3. Stamp Act CongressA meeting of delegations from many of the colonies, the congress was formed to protest the newly passed Stamp Act It adopted a declaration of rights as well as sent letters of complaints to the king and parliament, and it showed signs of colonial unity and organized resistance.


  4. Proclamation Line of 1763designed 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


  5. Boston Tea Partydemonstration (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


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