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5 Matching questions

  1. British
  2. effigies
  3. Proclamation
  4. Townshend
  5. Stamp
  1. a In 1765 Parliament passed the ________ Act, which placed a tax on almost all printed material. The colonist opposed this new law.
  2. b With the ________ of 1763, the British government set up new provinces and prohibited colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains.
  3. c In 1767 Parliament passed a set of laws, known as the ________ Acts, which taxed imported goods.
  4. d Protesters burned ______ presenting tax collectors and destroyed houses belonging to royal officials
  5. e In colonial cities, people were urged to boycott ________ and European good in protest, and thousands of merchants signed nonimportation agreements.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Parliament also passed the _________ Act, which lowered the tax on imported molasses but also let officers seize goods from smugglers without going to court.
  2. With the Proclamation of 1763, the British government set up new _________ and prohibited colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains
  3. __________ help start an organization called the Sons of Liberty to protest the Stamp Act.
  4. With the Proclamation of 1763, the British government set up new provinces and prohibited colonists from moving west of the _____________Mountains
  5. Parliament eventually repealed the ______ Act but then passed the Declaratory Act, which stated that Parliament had the right to tax and make decisions for the British colonies in all cases.

5 True/False questions

  1. Declaratory ActWith the ________ of 1763, the British government set up new provinces and prohibited colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains.

          

  2. nonimportation agreementWhat did thousands of merchansts sign during the boycott?

          

  3. Patrick Henry____________ persuaded the Virginia assembly to pass a resolution declaring it had the exclusive right ot tax citizens.

          

  4. To lower taxes on imported molassesWhat did thousands of merchansts sign during the boycott?

          

  5. troop expensesBritain needed new revenue to pay ___________, so they issued new taxes on the colonies an began to enforce existing taxes more striclty.