The Proclamation of 1763
The blank was issued by George the III, prohibited colonists from moving to the land west of a line running through the sources of rivers flowing into the Atlantic Ocean
The sugar act
The Blank act of 1764 replaced the molasses act of 1733
The stamp act
The Blank act of 1765 imposed a tax on such items as newspaper, almanacs and deeds.
The Declaratory act
In 1766, Parliament passed the blank act which stated that parliament had full power to make laws for the colonies
The Quartering act
The Blank act of 1765 provided for the housing of British troops in the colonies
The Townshend acts
The Blank acts of 1767 taxed glass, paper, pain and tea shipped into the colonies.
The "Intolerable Acts" of 1774 included four laws which came to be known as the Blank acts and the Quebec act
The first engagement of the revolutionary war was fought when british troops encountered a group of minute men on the village green of Blank, Massachusetts
Most of the fighting during the battle of bunker hill actually took place on Blank hill
The Proclamation of 1763 met with widespread approval among the english colonists (True or false)e
One reason both the sugar act and the stamp act were passed was to provide funds to help defray the expenses of protectin the colonists (true or false)
There was no major objections raised by the colonists against the sugar act (True or false)
One of the complaints the colonists amde against the stamp act was that parliament did not have the right to pas this particular kind of revenue law(True or False)
one result of the stamp act congress was that many of the delegates agreed to support a boycott of british good(True or False)
Parliament repealed the stamp act because of pressure brought to bear by english merchants(True or False)
The declaratory act was passed as a concession o the part of parliament to demand of the stamp act congress(True or False)
Under the terms of the quartering act, colonist were required to provide free housing for the british troops.(True or False)
The townshend acts were designed to regulate colonial trade, rather that to collect revenue for the expenses of the empire(True or False)
Over forty people were killed during the Boston Massacre (True or False)
In colonial times communication was easily maintained between colonies and between towns(Ture or False)
Committees of correspondence were formed to provide information concerning events in the various colonies(True or False)
In the tea act of 1773, the british government attempted to aid the british east india company by raising the tax on tea to ten pence a pound(True or False)
One consequence of the Boston Tea party was the passage of four acts, known in the colonies as the Coercive acts(True or False)
None of the Coercive cats of 1774 was opposed in any colony other than Massachusetts(True or False)
At the outbreak of war the colonists were united in their opposition to british rule(True or False)
Common sence was a pamphlet supporting the cause of American independence(True or False)
People in the colonies who sympathized with the british position
Joing of national interests, usually by a treaty
Nickname given to the members of the british army
attempts to persuade people not to buy from a particular store
Americans who worked for independece from Great Britain
Men who volunteered to respond to a call to arms immediately
Sons of Liberty
Group of farmers and tradesmen who made life miserable for Stamp Tax agents in 1765
Man who, along with John Hancock was to have been arrested by the british troops marching on Lexington in 1775
Nickname of the petition sent to George III asking him to protect the rights of his american subjects against Parliaments Tyanny
Captain John Parker
Commander of the minutemen at Lexington
Pamphlet written by Thomas Paine advocating Independence
Richard Henry Lee
Man who, on June 7, 1776, presented a resolution to the second contimental congress decalring the colonies independent states
Obnoxtious, rude, he believed strongly on what was right, Delegate of Massachusetts, lawyer,farmer, wrote to his wife, Abigail A LOT, was a president
Who was John Adams and what was he like???
Delegate from Virgina, didn't free his slaves, Wrote the Declaration of Independece, Planter, Was a president, Adams and him died on the same day
Who was Thomas Jefferson???
Witty, Got people to comprimise, wise, delegate from pennsylvania, Oldest delegate, was called the great comprimiser
Who was Ben Franklin and what was he like???
Delegate from Pennsylvania, was against freedom, wrote the articles of Confeteration
Who was John Dickinson????
President of the continetal congress, From Massachusetts, WEALTHY
Who was John Hancock???
Delegate of South Caralina, Planter, Youngest Delegate, WEALTHY, Strongly for slavery
Who was Edward Rutlege?
She kept all the letters she recieved from john
What was Abigail Adams role in the story?(Movie, 1776)
James Wilson answer was always the same as John Dickensons
What was James wilson and and John Dickinson's relationship in the movie?
Ben Franklen thought that the congress would listen to a virginian
Why was Richard Henry Lee asked to present the resolution on Inependence?
He was from Virgina, Knew a lot on the subject, NOTE* HE DIDN'T WRITE THE FINAL DRAFT OF THE DECLARATION. HE ONLY WROTE THE FIRST DRAFT
Why was Jefferson chosen to write the declaration of independence?
The bell became the liberty and John Adams would go up there to think
What's the signigicance of the bell and bell tower?
He's rude, stubborn and obnoxious
Why was John Adams so disliked by the Congress?
He could get both sides to compromise and he listened and was very quiet
Why was ben Called the great compromiser?
That white people could be free, but not black people, The rule about having slavery abolished, Well the south didn't like that at all.
Explain the big problem with slavery was all about
By a runner,
How was the congress informed about the war?
War wasn't going to well, washingtion sent stuff to the congress
How was the war doing?
July 2, 1776
On what date did the continental congress approve the resolution on independece
Richard henry lee
Who brought the resolution to the congress
Dontate the money to the congress
What did Thomas Pain do with the money he earned from the sale of his pamphlet, Common sense?
John Dickenson and Edward Rutledge
What two more conservative delegats wanted to put a stop to the resolution or at least delay its passage
See his sick wife, Help work on the colonies new construction
What two things did Thomas Jeffferson want to do back in virgina rather than write the Declaration of Independence
John adams and Ben Franklen
Which two senior members of the Declaration committee peer-edited Jeffereson's work?
Did Congress edit the declaration before it came to vote?
July 4, 1776
On what date did congress approve the Declaration
What colony did not approve the declaration until July 9, 1776
Hancock and Tomson
Who signed the Declaration on the 4th of July?
August 2, 1776
On what date did the delegates begin signing the Declaration?
So John Bull could see it without glasses
Why is John HanCock's signature so large
Whose famous painting is thought by many to represent the signing of the Declaration
The war of 1812
The 4th became a popular national hliday during what war
Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg address
What famous president spoke about the Declaration and its importance four score and seven years after it was created and in what famous speech did he refer to it??