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AP Cause/Effect

This helps review cause/effect relationships in AP US history. The front of the card will be the Cause. The back of the card will be the Effect. The number in parentheses is the chapter. I would suggest you start with effect, and then guess the cause-- it's easier that way.
Cause: High Natural Fertility (5)
Effect: the American colonies' population grows to 1/3 that of Britain by 1775
Cause: The 1st Great Awakening (5)
Effect: Created new denominational divisions and a new, emotional style of preaching
Cause: American merchants' desire to trade with countries other than Britain (5)
Effect: Smuggling
Cause: American smuggling to evade the Navigation Act becomes widespread (5)
Effect: Creation of admiralty courts to convict smugglers as part of Sugar Act
Loss of religious commitment (5)
Effect: emphasis on emotional response to the divine in the 1st Great Awakening
The French fur trade with the native peoples (6)
Effect: Destruction of beaver populations and increased intertribal warfare
Cause: British and French need to control Ohio Valley (6)
Effect: The start of the French and Indian War
Cause: The Albany Congress is summoned in 1754 (6)
Effect: Need for intercolonial unity to protect frontier at start of French and Indian War
Cause: The British set forth the Proclamation of 1763 (6)
Effect: Heightened colonial anger at British and encouraged illegal westward settlement
Cause: William Pitt becomes the British prime minister in 1766 (6)
Effect: Turned the tide of the French and Indian War toward Britain and resulted in capture of Quebec and Montreal
Cause: Imposition of the Tea Act of 1773 (7)
Effect: colonists destroy tea in Boston Harbor in the Boston Tea Party
Cause: The British government attempts to aid the East India Company by giving it a monopoly on colonial tea trade (7)
Effect: Passage of the Tea Act of 1773
Cause: British determination to make colonies pay directly for their own defense (7)
Effect: Passage of the Sugar Act in 1764
Cause: Colonists' use of power of the purse against royal officials (7)
Effect: Passage of the Stamp Act with provisions to sue revenue to pay royal officials
Cause: New York's legislature refuses to comply with Quartering Act of 1765 (7)
Effect: British government states its intention to suspend New York's assembly
Cause: Britain passes first tax on colonies in 1764's Sugar Act (7)
Effect: Colonists claim that taxation by Parliament violates Bill of Rights of 1689
Cause: Boston Tea Party destroys 342 chests of tea in December 1773 (7)
Effect: Britain passes the Coercive Acts, including the Boston Port Act closing Boston harbor to trade
Cause: Colonists feel powerless to influence Parliament's new laws on colonies after French and Indian War (7)
Effect: Colonists adopt tactic of boycotts to put economic pressure on Britain by refusing to buy British goods
Cause: Britain spends large sums to protect colonies during first four world wars (7)
Effect: Parliament embarks on program to raise revenue in colonies through taxation
Cause: Britain passes "Intolerable Acts" in 1774 (7)
Effect: Representatives from 12 colonies gather at 1st Continental Congress in September-October 1774
Cause: British General Gage sets out to capture colonial arms stashes outside Boston (7)
Effect: Skirmishes at Lexington and Concord