5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- boston tea party
- stamp act congress
- justice act
- alliance with france
- ben franklin
- a american printer, author, philosopher, and scientist
- b most gunpowder in the first years of the war came from France; on Feb. 6, 1778 they signed to treaties: A treaty of Amity and Commerce (recognition as free from Britain) and a treaty of alliance.
- c 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.
- d decides that england has the right to regulate colonies but could not have taxes for revenues. Form of legal opposition.
- e officials and British soldiers could not be tried in colonies- only in england and canada
5 Multiple choice questions
- tax on all printed documents (newspapers, deeds, licenses; college diplomas, even playing cards)
- inability to control colonies, raise money, draft men, etc.
- closed to commerce until tea was paid
- had the strongest navy in the world, had "manpower?" and had professional armies and mercenaries
- stops stamp act based on opposition and protesting, reduced tax on sugar, and reserved the right of Parliament to make laws binding on the colonies
5 True/False questions
townshend acts → eventually puts taxes on everything but tea- a token of parliamentry authority, taxes various colonial imports such as glass, paint lead, and paper
tea act → tax on all printed documents (newspapers, deeds, licenses; college diplomas, even playing cards)
Peace of Paris 1783 → Horatio Gates and Benedict Arnold capture John Burgoyne and 9,500 British; Because of the battle the French noticed the Americans were willing to fight and decided to join with the Americans; if it wasn't for the French, the British may have won the war.
lexington and concord → this was the first fighting of the war, minute men in lexington formed a silent protest; the british advanced; a shot was fired; british shot and then changed with bayonets (8 dead, 10 wounded)
quartering act → required colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders