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  1. advantages of the colonies
  2. boston massacre
  3. second continental congress
  4. one of the problems of the war
  5. townshend acts
  1. a inability to control colonies, raise money, draft men, etc.
  2. b 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 Ironically townshend acts were repealed that day except tea (no telephones) two years of relative peace followed
  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 eventually puts taxes on everything but tea- a token of parliamentry authority, taxes various colonial imports such as glass, paint lead, and paper
  5. e assumed 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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)
  2. form of extra legal opposition, organized mobbing to intimidate stamp agents and encourage them to resign, and adoption of non-importation agreements of English goods. In charge of the boston tea party and were the colonists rebeling against British.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. second continental congress still hopes for compromise; king george lll declares them in rebellion and sends more troops; british troops pull out of boston and retreat to Nova Scotia; patriots were the "underdogs"; british faced not the suppression of a rebellion but the reconquest of a continent; they had more of a will to fight- british did it for a job; king thought there was no need to compromise and that they were going to win (confused on which side king george was on)

5 True/False questions

  1. stamp actduty free import of tea from East India Company. 17 million pounds of unsold tea in warehouses in England. Parliament was corrupted by the people they were doing favors for. colonists opposed this act because it gave agents of the East India Tea Company a virtual monopoly on tea trade.

          

  2. common senseBritish 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

          

  3. 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)

          

  4. massachusetts governing acttown meetings only 1 per year, mass.'s council and law enforcement officers were appointed rather then elected

          

  5. Peace of Paris 1783Horatio 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.