SOCIAL STUDIES CHAPTER 5 SECTION 1 and 2 8th grade
Acts, Documents, Councils, Etc. 1763-1776
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Who was the prime minister of England who wanted to stop smuggling in the colonies? issued the sugar act
stop smuggling and pay of debt
what were the two reasons for the Sugar Act
increase, resent, accept
three words to associate with the results of the Sugar ACt
the Sugar Act lowered tax on what?
Which act gave soldiers the right to seize all smuggled goods and not have the smuggler tried by a jury
What was taxed in the Stamp Act?
newspapers, pamphlets, wills, playing cards, paper
what are five examples of printed goods that were taxed in the Stamp Act
pay off debt
What was the cause of the Stamp Act?
riots, effigies, boycott
What were three ACTIONS that were a result of the Stamp Act?
Stamp Act Congress and Sons of Liberty
What were the two GROUPS that were formed as a result of the Stamp Act?
What was the main group of things that were taxed by the Townshend Act
glass, tea, paper, lead, paint
what five things were specifically taxed due to the Townshend Act?
What type of tax was imposed by the Townshend Act?
Which act were the calm before the storm?
Boston Massacre, Daughters of Liberty, Circulated Letter, Board of Customs
What were four results of the Townshend Act?
save East India Company
What was the reason for the Tea Act?
boycott and Boston Tea Party
What were two results of the Tea Act?
writs of assistance
violate security in home
a formal expression of opinion
a pledge not to use or buy goods imported from Great Britain
Which act states that Parliament had the right to tax the colonies and make decisions for colonies?
What act came out the day after the Stamp Act was repealed?
imposed upon Boston and New York = soldiers staying in homes
What is another name for the Intolerable Acts?
Where was the Coercive Acts after?
closed, meetings, tried, quartering
what four words should you associate with the Coercive Acts?
What needed to be paid for in order to repeal Coercive Acts?
nothing can be imported or exported
What is the consequence for having the Boston Harbor Closed?
Why ban town meetings?
permanent government for Quebec, grant religious freedom to French Catholics- govern area of Appalachian mts. and North of the ohio river valley
officials tried outside of Boston an living in the Bostonians homes
What were two conditions of the Coercive Act besides Boston Harbor being closed and Banning Town Meetings
the Boston Massacre- where?
What is propaganda?
Info designed to influence opinion
How was propaganda related to the Boston incident? (2)
• Posters were put up describing the B.M. as "slaughter"
• Engravings were displayed telling to open fire on an orderly crowd
The B.M. Led to colonists calling for stronger boycotts on goods in Britain. What did Parliament later do? (1)
• They repealed all Townshend Acts EXCEPT for the tax on tea
Parliament passed what new law in 1773?
• Tea Act
The Tea Act was approved to save the ________________ Company which was facing financial ruin.
British East India
The Tea Act made British Tea ______ than any other tea in colonies. This law also gave the B.E.I. Co. a very favorable _______ over colonial merchants
In response to the Tea Act, colonial merchants called for a new _______ of British goods
What was the Boston Tea Party?
• It was an event where 342 chests of tea were thrown overboard from ships courtesy of Mohawk-dressed men
In the aftermath of the B.T.P King George III made what comment regarding the colonies?
"We must master them or totally leave them alone."
To: People living in American colonies
The _________ Acts punished Boston for its act of defiance the previous winter
provisions of the Coercive Acts?
• Closed Boston Harbor until tea was paid for
• Forced Bostonians to shelter soldiers in their homes
What did the Quebec Act accomplish (2)
• Set up permanent government
• Granted religious freedom
The colonists registered their frustration with new laws passed after the B.T.P. By referring to them as the ____________ Acts. What did this mean?
They didn't accept the new laws
the Boston Mascara who was fighting each other
Townspeople vs Soldiers
Boston Mascara: what was it and what did they fight with?
A fight; townspeople used sticks, stones, etc for weapons;
When was the Boston Mascara
March 5, 1770
why of the Boston Mascara
Unfriendly relationship with redcoats
tea act--What were the law's two provisions?
• Gave right to B.E.I. Co. to ship tea to colonies without paying tax
• Allowed B.E.I. Co. to bypass merchants and sell tea to shopkeepers at low price
Boston tea party -What later happened?
• The royal governor refused to let ships turn back; people gathered to celebrate the bravery of the Boston Sons of Liberty
The Coercive Act- • Prevented what
arrival of food and supplies
what did the Coercive Act take away?
certain rights (holding meetings)
Coercive Act - what would happen to Royal officers
would be tried in colonies if accused of crime
Quebec Act -why did colonists dislike it?
• Colonial claims were ignored because of the area given to Quebec (West of Appalachians; North of Ohio River)
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