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  1. massachusetts governing act
  2. stamp act
  3. turning point of the war
  4. boston massacre
  5. ben franklin
  1. a 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 Ironically townshend acts were repealed that day except tea (no telephones) two years of relative peace followed
  2. b town meetings only 1 per year, mass.'s council and law enforcement officers were appointed rather then elected
  3. c on christmas night 1776, Washington slipped across the Delaware River at Trenton (NJ) with 2,400 men and surprised the drunken Hessians, killing or capturing over a thousand of them with only six deaths.
  4. d tax on all printed documents (newspapers, deeds, licenses; college diplomas, even playing cards)
  5. e american printer, author, philosopher, and scientist

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. required colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders
  3. (private homes in boston)
  4. short supply lines (got supplies from other colonies; took less time than british) familiarity with area; george washington (smart man, had confidence in his troops) french helped them fight; willing to sustain war (fighting for their way of life; fighting for a cause rather than a pay check)
  5. second continental congress still hopes for compromise; king george lll declares them in rebellion and sends more troops; british troops pull out of boston and retreat to Nova Scotia; patriots were the "underdogs"; british faced not the suppression of a rebellion but the reconquest of a continent; they had more of a will to fight- british did it for a job; king thought there was no need to compromise and that they were going to win (confused on which side king george was on)

5 True/False questions

  1. objective of chapterto analyze the causes of the American Revolution and understand the important events of the war as well as the role played by significant individuals during the conflict.

          

  2. second continental congresspetitioned the king for relief- (dominion theory) colonies were subject to crown but now Parliament (seperate realm). they liked the king better t han the parliament but disliked both. To seek peace.

          

  3. advantages of the britishshort supply lines (got supplies from other colonies; took less time than british) familiarity with area; george washington (smart man, had confidence in his troops) french helped them fight; willing to sustain war (fighting for their way of life; fighting for a cause rather than a pay check)

          

  4. boston port actBritish 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

          

  5. declaratory actstops stamp act based on opposition and protesting, reduced tax on sugar, and reserved the right of Parliament to make laws binding on the colonies

          

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