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Kick-Off 10-16-14

Take out your essays from last night



Box the Claims

Circle you Evidence

Underline your Explanations
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Economic Reasons
Social Changes
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Long Term Effects
Mayflower Compact &
House of Burgesses
Colonists got a taste of self-
government

Enlightenment
Consent of the Governed
Geography
Proclamation of
1763prohibited (did
not allow) the colonists
to cross the
Appalachian Mtns and
settle.
Geography
Pontiacs
War

A Native
American
War for
Freedom

Political Reasons
End of Salutary Neglect (1763)
King George III sends 10,000 troops
to the colonies
KG3 enforces his rules
Writs of Assistance (1763)
Part of the Stamp Act
Allowed officers to search almost anywhere
for smothered goods
Political Reasons
Quartering Act (1765)--Colonists must
provide housing and food for British Soldiers.
Declaratory Act (1766)Britain has the
right to rule and tax the colonies in all cases
Coercive Acts (1774)aka Intolerable Acts
Punishment for Boston Tea Party
Banned Town Meetings
Closed Boston Harbor


Economic Reasons
Great Britain needed REVENUE
Pay for troops in America and debts
from F&I War
Sugar Act (1764)it lowered the cost
of molasses (sugar) BUT allowed
officers to SEIZE any goods they
thought were smuggled from the
accused without going to court.
Economic Reasons
Stamp Act (1765)tax on almost
all printed goods.

Townshend Acts (1767)taxed
imported goods like tea, glass, and
paper before they were brought
inside the colonies.
DEBT
PER
PERSON
In Great
Britain


17 x $20 =
$340/person



In the
Colonies

1 x 18 =
$18/person
Social Changes
Common Sense (1775) by
Thomas Paine. A no nonsense book
explaining why the colonies should leave.

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Continental Congress (1774)
Determined a British attack on
one colony would be like a
British Attack on all colonies.
Social Changes
Sons & Daughters of Liberty
organized active resistance in the
form of BOYCOTTS, including
the Boston Tea Party
Committee of Correspondence
1772wrote letters through the
colonies bringing together
protesters.
Social Changes
Boston Massacre 1770a fight
between angry colonists and
British soldiers where 5 colonists
get killed.
Paul Revere turned it into
PROPAGANDA