5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Quartering Act
- Sugar Act
- john dickinson
- french indian war
- Patrick Henry
- a March 24, 1765 - Required the colonials to provide food, lodging, and supplies for the British troops in the colonies.
- b Drafted a declaration of colonial rights and grievances, and also wrote the series of "Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania" in 1767 to protest the Townshend Acts. Although an outspoken critic of British policies towards the colonies, Dickinson opposed the Revolution, and, as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1776, refused to sign the Declaration of Independence.
- c He was an orator and statesman and a member of the House of Burgesses where he introduced seven resolutions against the Stamp Act. Famous for his comment "Give me liberty or give me death", he also promoted revolutionary ideals.
- d In North America: French owned Canada and Louisiana as trading area; Britain owned 13 colonies on east coast of U.S; fought over Gulf of St. Lawrence (protected by French) and Ohio River Valley; French moved down from Canada and up from Louisiana to establish forts in Ohio River Valley, which cut off British settlers from expanding into vast area; Indians supported French because they were traders, not settlers; in 1759 British defeat French; Treaty of Paris in 1763 transferred Canada and lands east of Mississippi to England; their ally Spain gave Britain Florida, and French gave Louisiana to Spanish
- e (1764) British deeply in debt part to French & Indian War. English Parliament placed a tariff on sugar, coffee, wines, and molasses. colonists avoided the tax by smuggling and by bribing tax collectors.
5 Multiple choice questions
- demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor, organized as a protest against taxes on tea act
- Occurred between the 1730's and the 1760's. Outgrowth of the Enlightenment. Main leaders were Johnathan Edwards ["Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"] and George Whitefield. Whitefield preached using emotion and spirituality.
- lawyer in John Peter Zanger's trial argues that everything Zanger wrote was true and that the truth can not be libel. Zanger wins the case
- British general who controlled Boston following the Boston Tea Party.
- After the French and Indian War, the English had claim the Quebec Region, a French speaking colony. Because of the cultural difference, English had a dilemma on what to do with the region. The Quebec Act, passed in 1774, allow the French Colonist to go back freely to their own customs. The colonists have the right to have access to the Catholic religion freely. Also, it extended to Quebec Region north and south into the Ohio River Valley. This act created more tension between the colonists and the British which lead to the American Revolution.
5 True/False questions
Pontiacs Rebellion → Pontiacs Rebellion occured in 1763. Native Americans were angered by the decreased amount of ammuniton and guns that was traded with the British in exchanged for use of the land. Native Americans weren't happy about the settlers moving into their territory and felt they couldn't share their traditonal ways of life with them. Pontiac, an Ottowa CHief called on many tibes to unite and attack the Birtish. Many British forts were destroyed and 2,000 settlers were killed. British settlers reacted with equal viciousness, killing even indians who had not attacked them.
British East India Company → Government charted joint-stock company that controlled spice trade in the East Indies after the Dutch
Lord Fredrick North → Drafted a declaration of colonial rights and grievances, and also wrote the series of "Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania" in 1767 to protest the Townshend Acts. Although an outspoken critic of British policies towards the colonies, Dickinson opposed the Revolution, and, as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1776, refused to sign the Declaration of Independence.
William Pitt → The Prime Minister of England during the French and Indian War. He increased the British troops and military supplies in the colonies, and this is why England won the war.
Edward Braddock → a British commander during the French and Indian War. He attempted to capture Fort Duquesne in 1755. He was defeated by the French and the Indians. At this battle, Braddock was mortally wounded.