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  1. quartering act
  2. boston tea party
  3. one of the problems of the war
  4. advantages of the colonies
  5. massachusetts governing act
  1. a required colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders
  2. b government was trying to purchase their loyalty and passivity with cheap tea. a group of colonial patriots disguised as mohawk native americans boarded 3 ships and threw 342 chests of east india tea overboard. most of these patriots were making a profit on smuggling tea.
  3. c short supply lines (got supplies from other colonies; took less time than british) familiarity with area; george washington (smart man, had confidence in his troops) french helped them fight; willing to sustain war (fighting for their way of life; fighting for a cause rather than a pay check)
  4. d town meetings only 1 per year, mass.'s council and law enforcement officers were appointed rather then elected
  5. e inability to control colonies, raise money, draft men, etc.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. enlightened document made by enlightened thinkers; first draft was written by Richard Henry Lee; based on argument primarily on the contract theory of government developed by John Locke: power comes from the consent of the people; blames king george lll; americans no longer consider themselves english
  2. to analyze the causes of the American Revolution and understand the important events of the war as well as the role played by significant individuals during the conflict.
  3. american printer, author, philosopher, and scientist
  4. British soldiers were stealing jobs stationed after the proclomation of 1763. Soldiers had to compete with the lower class for jobs. Soldiers kill 5 colonists out of a protest mob and injure 8. Ironically townshend acts were repealed that day except tea (no telephones) two years of relative peace followed
  5. the american revolution became a global war; britain was fighting with America, France, Spain, and the Dutch. They were also fighting in India, the West Indies, and Florida; the British realized their empire was at stake.

5 True/False questions

  1. advantages of the britishshort supply lines (got supplies from other colonies; took less time than british) familiarity with area; george washington (smart man, had confidence in his troops) french helped them fight; willing to sustain war (fighting for their way of life; fighting for a cause rather than a pay check)

          

  2. second continental congressassumed the role as Revolutionary government, the massachusetts militia that surrounded british held boston was adopted as the continental army. Fredrick von steuben taught them to fight. they were "regular people" all fredrick did was train them. Washington was the head of the continental army. To declare independance.

          

  3. new quartering actrequired colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders

          

  4. turning point of the warthe american revolution became a global war; britain was fighting with America, France, Spain, and the Dutch. They were also fighting in India, the West Indies, and Florida; the British realized their empire was at stake.

          

  5. declaratory actstops stamp act based on opposition and protesting, reduced tax on sugar, and reserved the right of Parliament to make laws binding on the colonies