5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- townshend acts
- results of bunker hill
- second continental congress
- quartering act
- tea act
- a duty free import of tea from East India Company. 17 million pounds of unsold tea in warehouses in England. Parliament was corrupted by the people they were doing favors for. colonists opposed this act because it gave agents of the East India Tea Company a virtual monopoly on tea trade.
- b required colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders
- c eventually puts taxes on everything but tea- a token of parliamentry authority, taxes various colonial imports such as glass, paint lead, and paper
- d english generals became more cautious, able-bodied men were ordered to enlist, everyone was either a patriot or loyalist- there was no in-between
- e assumed the role as Revolutionary government, the massachusetts militia that surrounded british held boston was adopted as the continental army. Fredrick von steuben taught them to fight. they were "regular people" all fredrick did was train them. Washington was the head of the continental army. To declare independance.
5 Multiple choice questions
- form of extra legal opposition, organized mobbing to intimidate stamp agents and encourage them to resign, and adoption of non-importation agreements of English goods. In charge of the boston tea party and were the colonists rebeling against British.
- had the strongest navy in the world, had "manpower?" and had professional armies and mercenaries
- stops stamp act based on opposition and protesting, reduced tax on sugar, and reserved the right of Parliament to make laws binding on the colonies
- (private homes in boston)
- enlightened document made by enlightened thinkers; first draft was written by Richard Henry Lee; based on argument primarily on the contract theory of government developed by John Locke: power comes from the consent of the people; blames king george lll; americans no longer consider themselves english
5 True/False questions
massachusetts governing act → town meetings only 1 per year, mass.'s council and law enforcement officers were appointed rather then elected
boston tea party → British soldiers were stealing jobs stationed after the proclomation of 1763. Soldiers had to compete with the lower class for jobs. Soldiers kill 5 colonists out of a protest mob and injure 8. Ironically townshend acts were repealed that day except tea (no telephones) two years of relative peace followed
justice act → officials and British soldiers could not be tried in colonies- only in england and canada
first continental congress → assumed the role as Revolutionary government, the massachusetts militia that surrounded british held boston was adopted as the continental army. Fredrick von steuben taught them to fight. they were "regular people" all fredrick did was train them. Washington was the head of the continental army. To declare independance.
currency act → officials and British soldiers could not be tried in colonies- only in england and canada