5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- nonimportation agreement
- Samuel Adams
- To lower taxes on imported molasses
- tax laws
- a __________ help start an organization called the Sons of Liberty to protest the Stamp Act.
- b As the Bristish government passed new _______, resistance by the colonists grew.
- c Protesters burned ______ presenting tax collectors and destroyed houses belonging to royal officials
- d What did thousands of merchansts sign during the boycott?
- e What was the purpose of the Sugar Act?
5 Multiple choice questions
- ____________ authorized writs of assistance, which allowed customs officers to enter any location to search for smuggled goods.
- Parliament eventually repealed the Townshend Act but then passed the Declaratory Act, which stated that Parliament had the right to tax and make decisions for the _______ colonies in all cases.
- After the French and Indian War, the British faced the cahllenge of protectin their interests in the _______ and new _________ they now controlled.
- Britain needed new revenue to pay ___________, so they issued new taxes on the colonies an began to enforce existing taxes more striclty.
- ____________ persuaded the Virginia assembly to pass a resolution declaring it had the exclusive right ot tax citizens.
5 True/False questions
British → In colonial cities, people were urged to boycott ________ and European good in protest, and thousands of merchants signed nonimportation agreements.
Townshend → In 1767 Parliament passed a set of laws, known as the ________ Acts, which taxed imported goods.
Appalachian → ____________ authorized writs of assistance, which allowed customs officers to enter any location to search for smuggled goods.
Sugar → In 1765 Parliament passed the ________ Act, which placed a tax on almost all printed material. The colonist opposed this new law.
Stamp → Parliament eventually repealed the ______ Act but then passed the Declaratory Act, which stated that Parliament had the right to tax and make decisions for the British colonies in all cases.