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  1. Charles Townshend
  2. Declaratory Act
  3. Virginia Resolves
  4. William Pitt
  5. Lord North
  1. a His appointment in 1757 as British prime minister was perhaps the turning point in the French and Indian War. He concentrated on Montreal & Quebec, captured Louisbourg (1st victor for British), & chose Jame Wolfe to capture Quebec
  2. b Act passed in 1766 just after the repeal of the Stamp Act. Stated that Parliament could legislate for the colonies in all cases.
  3. c Formal statements of the House of Burgesses protesting the Stamp Act in 1765.
  4. d British Prime Minister during revolution. He had passed the Coercive Acts and supported the king so greatly that Britain was virtually ruled only by the king.
  5. e He persuaded Parliament in 1767 to pass the Townshend Acts. He seized a dubious distinction between internal and external taxes and made this tax an indirect customs duty payable at American ports.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The name of John Hancock's ship
  2. "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death"
  3. Founder of the Sons of Liberty and one of the most vocal patriots for independence; signed the Declaration of Independence
  4. Where France made Peace with England after Queen Anne's war, this helped to make England a medeteranian power
  5. Four coercive acts directed mainly at punishing the people of Boston, Massachusetts and bringing the dissidents under control. The Port Act. The MA government Act. The Administration of Justice Act. Quartering Act

5 True/False questions

  1. King Louis XIVTook huge interest in creating colonies abroad unlike other earlier French Kings. Absolute power. Caused great debt for France


  2. Peace of Paris (1763)A treaty between France and England which finally brought peace between the two. The treaty signed in 1763 gave Brittian some former French colonies at the West Indies, most of their territory in India and Canada and all their North American land east of the Mississippi. New Orleans and lands west of the Mississippi went to Spain.


  3. LouisburgThe name of John Hancock's ship


  4. Sugar ActTax on sugar and molasses


  5. John DickensonNicknamed "King of the Smugglers" ; He was a wealthy Massachusetts merchant in 1776 who was important in persuading the American colonies to declare their independence from England. President of the continental congress.