5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Coercive Acts/Intolerable Acts
- French and Indian War
- The Albany Congress
- Writ of Assistance
- The Stamp Act
- a (1765) British parliamentary measure to tax the American colonies. To pay for costs resulting from the French and Indian War, the British sought to raise revenue through a stamp tax on printed matter. The tax was opposed by the colonists and they refused to use the stamps. The Stamp Act Congress, with representatives from nine colonies, met to petition Parliament to repeal the act. Parliament repealed the act (1766)
- b court orders or legal document that let a British customs officer inspect a ship's cargo without giving any reason for the search
- c Was a war fought by French and English on American soil over control of the Ohio River Valley-- English defeated French in1763. Historical Significance: established England as number one world power and began to gradually change attitudes of the colonists toward England for the worse.
- d A meeting, in Albany NY, of colonial leaders called by the British government to ask to colonies to agree to help defend themselves against the French.
- e in response to the Boston Tea Party, Parliament passes 4 acts in 1774- Port of Boston is closed, reduced power of assemblies in colonies, permitted royal officers to be tried in Britain, strengthened the 1765 Quartering Act.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- war that occured when the leader of the Ottawa nation ,Pontiac, led attacks on British troops and settlements throughtout western lands.
- import tax
- a formal written request for government action
- 21 year old surveyor in the Virginia Militia. Elected as our first President of the USA.
- the shutting of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out
5 True/False Questions
Boycott → the shutting of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out
Militia → a formal written request for government action
Minutemen → volunteer citizen soldiers who were ready to fight in a moments notice
Samuel Adams → Lawyer who defended British soldiers in the Boston Massacre trial. He believed in "innocent until proven guilty." In spite of these actions, he supported colonial independence.
Repeal → official end