Chapter 4 APUSH

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In the Years After the Glorious Revolution, political power in England increasingly shifted towards
During the first half of the eighteenth century, England's administration of the colonies
was loose, decentralized, and inefficient
By the 1750's, American colonial assemblies
exercised a significant degree of authority to levy taxes.
The proposed Albany Plan of 1754
revealed the difficulties colonies had in cooperating with each other.
In North America, as a result of the seven years war England
confirmed its commercial supremacy and increased its political control of the settled regions.
In North America during the eighteenth century, the most powerful Native group was the
The treaty of Utrecht in 1713
transferred territory from the French to the English in North America
King George's War
failed to resolve European conflicts in North America
In the aftermath of King George's War
relations among the English, French, and Iroquois deteriorated
During the first stage (1754-1756) of the French and Indian War,
The Iroquois were allied with the English but remained largely passive
The French and Indian War was fought in
India, The west Indies, Europe, The north American interior... All the answers are correct
According to the terms of the peace of Paris 1763
France ceded Canada and all of its claims to land east of the Mississippi river, except New Orleans to Great Britain
Following the conclusion of the French and Indian War
many colonist resented England's interference in their local affairs.
For Indians in North America, British victory in the French and Indian War
had disastrous effect on their future
The French and Indian War in North America
demonstrated that increasing England control over the colonies would not be easy
When he became British prime minister George Greenville
believed the American colonists had been indulged for far too long
The proclomation of 1763
was supported by many Indian tribes
The sugar act of 1764 was designed to
Damage the market for sugar grown in the colonies
Eliminate the illegal sugar trade among the colonies,the French, and the West Indies
Establish a new vice-admiralty courts in America to try accused smugglers
Lower the colonial duty on molasses
The stamp act of 1765
required colonists to pay taxes on most printed documents
The Paxton boys and the regulars both
demanded tax relief
Many colonists believed the legislation passed by the Greenville ministry in 1764-1765
meant the British were trying to take away their tradition of self government
The stamp act of 1765
helped to unite the colonies in opposition to the English government
The "Virginia Resolves" stated that
anyone who supported the right of Parliament to tax was an enemy of the colony
In 1766, in response to colonial protests against the Stamp act, the British government
rescinded the Stamp Act
The Declaratory act of 1766
was a sweeping assertion of Parliament's authority over the colonies
The Mutiny (or quartering) Act of 1765
was regarded by objecting colonists as a form of taxation without consent
The Townshend Duties of 1767
Were taxes on what ere called external transactions
Colonial protests against the Townshend Duties resulted in
many colonists joining in non-importation agreements
The Boston Massacre
was transformed by some colonists into a symbol of British oppression
The leading colonial figure in the Boston Massacre was
Samuel Adams
In the 1760's "country Whigs" were English colonists who
considered the British government to be corrupt and opressive
In the eighteenth century, the English constitution was
an unwritten document.
In the eighteenth century, under the English governments theory of representation
the American colonies were represented in Parliament
Taverns were important in the growth of revolutionary sentiment because
they become central meeting places discuss ideas about resistance
The Tea Act of 1773
followed a few years of relative calm between England and the American colonies, lowered the price of tea for American colonists, was intended to benefit a private British company, provided no new tax on tea
The colonial boycott on tea in 1773
was led by women, who were the primary consumers of tea
The Boston Tea Party of December 1773
triggered acts of resistance in other colonial cities and took place after Bostonian failed to turn away ships laden with tea
Parliament responded to the Boston Tea Party by
reducing the powers of self-government in Massachusetts
The Quebec Act
granted political rights to Roman Catholics
Which of the following statements regarding the coercive Acts is true?
Massachusetts became a martyr in the cause of resistance
In 1774, The first Continental Congress
called for the repeal of all oppressive legislation passed since 1763.
In 1775, the Conciliatory Propositions
was an appeal by the British government to colonial moderates
At the time of the battles of Lexington and Concord, General Thomas Gage, the commander of the British garrison in Boston,
considered his army too small to act without reinforcements
The events of Lexington and Concord
Occurred before there was a formal American declaration of independence.