5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The Boston Massacre
- Proclamation Act of 1763
- Order of Prime Ministers
- Result and important people
- Second Continental Congress-May 10, 1775
- a Was a law banning the settlement of people west of the Appalachian mts.
- b 5 people are dead, 6 are injured, and Paul Revere quickly calls it a massacre. Hugh Montgomery: fired first Captain Preston: captain of the soldiers
- c William Pitt, George Grenville, William Pitt, Charles Townshend, and Lord North
- d Some wanted to establish an immeadiate Declaration of independence while others urged restraint. People brought up the idea of a continental army but most colonists were in the same page that something had to be done.
- e Partrol soldier starts getting heckled by a colonists and soldier hits him, then all these people come out of bars and pubs and it becomes an angry mob, soldier calls for back up, but mob corners all the 9 soldiers there. One soldier is hit with a stick, Hugh Montgomery, and he fires first, the rest fire to after maybe hearing fire from the crowd.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Lack of Indian morale,loss of french aid, and shortage of supplies, plus winter was approaching and they had no food because all they had been doing was fighting.
- British march to concord, ma to seize rebel military supplies but are also looking for Hancock and Adams. Lamp-s in Old Church were 1 by land, 2 by sea. Paul Revere is sent on his famous ride along with William Dawes, and Samuel Preston, but on different routes. Yells British are coming all along the way. People hear and at lexington Green 70 minutemen gather comanded by colonial captain John Parker. Some body shoots at the confrontation, starts war, they fight, shot heard around the world, 8 colonists are dead and 10 more are wounded. British march on to concord and destroy only some of the supplies and start marching back to boston. Minutemen pick them off in there very visible red coats on the way back. The trail is called the Highway of Death. 70 to 80Briti8sh killed.
- Depended colonists hostility toward Britian. Colonists everywhere felt sympathy for Boston and sent money and food to offset the affects of the Port Bill.
- Governor Hutchinson ignores colonists demands that 3 shiploads of tea from Britian be sent back. So the Sonds of Liberty in the middle of the night board the ships dressed in indian manner, dump all 342 chests of English Tea, in 3 hours, into the harbor. This showed england how serious the colonies were about their liberty. Some colonists cheered the teas destruction while others were shocked by the disregard of property rights.
- King George the III and New prime Minister George Grenville, who instituted new taxes. George the III wasn"t just immature but had a rare disease in which he would have periods of insanity.
5 True/False questions
Stamp Act Congress → Taxed placed on all printed material. People prtested it harshly because they felt that they weren't represented in parlament. Sons of Liberty was formed in protest to the Act.
Sons of Liberty → Samuel Adams, Paul Revere-famous ride,John Hanncock,James Otis- No taxation without representation(just a slogan)
Stamp Act of 1765 → Taxed foriegn sugar, mollases, and several other things
Powerful voices for Independence → June 7th of 1776, Richard Henry Lee of VA proposed a resolution for Independence(3 prong resolution) and it was accepted.
Tea Act fo 1773 → Ajn act that was passed to save the British East India co., allowed E I co. freedom from paying import tax and this allowed them to charge the lowest possible prices while stillgetting money from the tax. People, though, protested the act by not buying the tea and were also afraid that other companies would get privledges as well. The Daughters of Liberty boycotted English Tea and also held sewing parties when wool was taxed.