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History Alive 8th Grade: Chapter 5 - Toward Independence
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Americans who felt a deep loyalty to Great Britain
Americans who believed that the colonies had the right to govern themselves.
What was the result of the French and Indian war?
The British government had a large war debt.
What did the Americans resent most about the Stamp Act?
They had no representatives to vote on the tax.
Boston Massacre was the name given to the events of March 5, 1770 in order to?
create anti-British sentiment.
Great Britain's response to the Boston Tea Party
What was the goal of the First Continental Congress?
to find a solution to the conflicts with Great Britain
In what way Great Britain increase its control of the colonies?
It required that colonists pay taxes
In 1774 how did the colonists view themselves as?
They saw themselves as citizens of their individual colonies.
How did many of the Loyalists view the Patriots?
As ungrateful rebels
The Proclamation of 1763
The colonists considered it as tyranny.
What did the Townshend Acts cause?
Boycott of British goods