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1 Road to Revolution America goes from Colony to Country Michael Quinones, NBCT

2 ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ A time when you felt betrayed and treated unfairly by someone you did not expect to betray you. APK: Activation of Prior Knowledge Write at least 2-3 sentences describing a time when… A time when you felt betrayed and treated unfairly by someone you did not expect to betray you. Question of the Day Why did the American Colonies choose rebellion from England?

3 What to look for, what to know Seven Years War Seven Years War Salutary Neglect Salutary Neglect House of Burgesses House of Burgesses Declaratory Act Declaratory Act Colony Colony Taxation Taxation Boycott Boycott Shot Heard Around the World Shot Heard Around the World Boston Tea Party Boston Tea Party Boston Massacre Boston Massacre

4 Relevant Terms Monarch: King or Queen Monarch: King or Queen All European countries lived under this rule. All European countries lived under this rule. Power given to the monarch by God ( Divine right) or gained by might. Power given to the monarch by God ( Divine right) or gained by might. Inherited rule from a family member [most often a father or mother]. Inherited rule from a family member [most often a father or mother]. Almost without exception the rule is absolute. Almost without exception the rule is absolute.

5 Shadow of Seven Years War Expense of war with Spain and France over American colonies created huge financial problems. Expense of war with Spain and France over American colonies created huge financial problems. American colonies began to be taxed to pay debts. American colonies began to be taxed to pay debts. What was the result? What was the result? England reversed a long term policy called Salutary Neglect that for many years allowed the colonies to run their affairs and not suffer harsh taxation. England reversed a long term policy called Salutary Neglect that for many years allowed the colonies to run their affairs and not suffer harsh taxation. Resistance to control by the King and Parliament from far away then began to raise tension in the colonies. Resistance to control by the King and Parliament from far away then began to raise tension in the colonies.

6 The Kings Tool for Control Legislature: Law making body consisting of people who propose, debate and vote on laws. Legislature: Law making body consisting of people who propose, debate and vote on laws. Example Example Parliament: the English model for all modern legislatures (House of Lords and Commons). Parliament: the English model for all modern legislatures (House of Lords and Commons).

7 Relevant Terms Over who was Parliament in charge? Over who was Parliament in charge? Colony: a territory, place founded by people with financial support of (and loyalty to) a parent country. Colony: a territory, place founded by people with financial support of (and loyalty to) a parent country. Citizens of English colonies were Englishmen, subjects, colonists, colonials. Citizens of English colonies were Englishmen, subjects, colonists, colonials.

8 Relevant Terms House of Burgesses American colonial legislature subordinate to Parliament [first in America]. House of Burgesses American colonial legislature subordinate to Parliament [first in America]. Declaratory Act 1766 : Declared Parliament had jurisdiction over colonial affairs. Declaratory Act 1766 : Declared Parliament had jurisdiction over colonial affairs.

9 What did Parliament do at King George IIIs request? They taxed the crap out of the American colonies!

10 RAFT paper Using RAFT paper I have provided for you write a first or third person narrative as if you were a person living during the American colonial period. You must choose from one of the following choices. You must complete the indicator boxes describing your Role, Audience, Format and Topic. You must complete the entire front side of the page. Using RAFT paper I have provided for you write a first or third person narrative as if you were a person living during the American colonial period. You must choose from one of the following choices. You must complete the indicator boxes describing your Role, Audience, Format and Topic. You must complete the entire front side of the page. Choices: Choices: [1] You are the king and firmly believe in your divine right as king as you plan your economic and political control of the American colonies. [1] You are the king and firmly believe in your divine right as king as you plan your economic and political control of the American colonies. [2] You are a British tax collector who was ordered to discard the traditional policy of Salutary Neglect in favor of collecting taxes for items ranging from paper to tea. What are your private thoughts about this? [2] You are a British tax collector who was ordered to discard the traditional policy of Salutary Neglect in favor of collecting taxes for items ranging from paper to tea. What are your private thoughts about this? [3] You are an American colonist who owns a sugar plantation in the Carolina colony and have been levied additional taxes on your crop. [3] You are an American colonist who owns a sugar plantation in the Carolina colony and have been levied additional taxes on your crop. [4] You are a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses and your constituents are outraged by passage of the Declaratory Act.

11 Revenue and Control Laws Sugar Act 1764 : Forced colonials to pay higher prices for sugar they sold and bought. Sugar Act 1764 : Forced colonials to pay higher prices for sugar they sold and bought. This was a big deal at the time because molasses was used to make rum which was very valuable This was a big deal at the time because molasses was used to make rum which was very valuable Modern Day Comparison? A modern day example would be cigarettes, beer and liquor

12 Revenue and Control Laws Stamp Act 1765 : Stamp Act 1765 : Forced colonials to pay extra for mail, newspapers, books and legal documents. Forced colonials to pay extra for mail, newspapers, books and legal documents. This really angered the more educated people like the lawyers. This really angered the more educated people like the lawyers. Modern Day Comparison? A heavy tax on cell phone calls and text messages

13 Revenue and Control Laws Quartering Act 1765 : Forced colonials to quarter [house] or pay for the housing of British troops. Quartering Act 1765 : Forced colonials to quarter [house] or pay for the housing of British troops. Just imagine if you were a parent of young daughters or had a young wife! Just imagine if you were a parent of young daughters or had a young wife! Modern Day Comparison? The same as it would be today!

14 Revenue and Control Laws Townshend Acts 1767 : F orced colonials to pay extra for lumber, paper, paint, metal and glass. Townshend Acts 1767 : F orced colonials to pay extra for lumber, paper, paint, metal and glass. This most angered the carpenters, blacksmiths and glassmakers. Ordinary working people! This most angered the carpenters, blacksmiths and glassmakers. Ordinary working people! Modern Day Comparison? The same as it would be today!

15 Revenue and Control Laws Tea Act 1773 : Tea Act 1773 : Forced colonials to buy their tea from only England no matter the price. Forced colonials to buy their tea from only England no matter the price. This was the most insulting of all because tea is an English national treasure which they still hold very dear! This was the most insulting of all because tea is an English national treasure which they still hold very dear! Modern Day Comparison? A heavy tax on beverages such as sweet tea and soda.

16 Relevant Terms Factors such as property, wealth and status made colonials take sides in the growing rift between England and the American colonies. Factors such as property, wealth and status made colonials take sides in the growing rift between England and the American colonies. Colonists who favored obeying the restrictive laws were called Tories or Loyalists. Colonists who favored obeying the restrictive laws were called Tories or Loyalists. Colonists who did not were called Patriots, Whigs, Republicans and Rebels. Colonists who did not were called Patriots, Whigs, Republicans and Rebels.

17 How did the American react to these taxes? They protested, rebelled and revolted against the British. They protested, rebelled and revolted against the British. The Americans had been used to many years of the British leaving them alone. The Americans had been used to many years of the British leaving them alone. The British had practiced Salutary Neglect which was loose enforcement of colonial policies [This simply meant they left the colonies alone]. The British had practiced Salutary Neglect which was loose enforcement of colonial policies [This simply meant they left the colonies alone].

18 History Altering Events: Cause and Effect relationships Boston Massacre (February 1770): Five (5) young men were shot and killed by British soldiers. Boston Massacre (February 1770): Five (5) young men were shot and killed by British soldiers. Boston Tea Party (December 1773): Patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians went aboard British ships and threw tea overboard. Boston Tea Party (December 1773): Patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians went aboard British ships and threw tea overboard. Shut down of Boston Harbor [ Intolerable Acts ] January 1774 which prevented any commercial ship from coming in or out to buy or sell goods. Shut down of Boston Harbor [ Intolerable Acts ] January 1774 which prevented any commercial ship from coming in or out to buy or sell goods.

19 Boston Massacre

20 Boston Tea Party

21 History Altering Events Declaration of Rights (November 1774): Letter sent to King George demanding equal rights as Englishmen. Declaration of Rights (November 1774): Letter sent to King George demanding equal rights as Englishmen. Non-importation/Non-consumption Agreement (December 1774): Agreement reached by the Continental Congress to boycott British goods. Non-importation/Non-consumption Agreement (December 1774): Agreement reached by the Continental Congress to boycott British goods.

22 History Altering Events Battles of Lexington and Concord (April 1775): Minute Men Patriots proved they were determined to fight against British troops [The Shot Heard Around the World!]. Battles of Lexington and Concord (April 1775): Minute Men Patriots proved they were determined to fight against British troops [The Shot Heard Around the World!]. Battle of Bunker Hill (June 1775): British Red Coats won a pyrrhic victory [costly and bloody] over Patriots and later fled Boston. Battle of Bunker Hill (June 1775): British Red Coats won a pyrrhic victory [costly and bloody] over Patriots and later fled Boston.

23 Assignment #2: RAFT Paper You are to write a narrative [story written in the first person] as if you were one of the American colonists at the time of all the taxation and rebellion. You are to write a narrative [story written in the first person] as if you were one of the American colonists at the time of all the taxation and rebellion. You must include specific examples describing what is was like under British rule and control. You must include specific examples describing what is was like under British rule and control. You must be a person who feels victimized by the Sugar Act, Tea Act, Townshend Acts, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act or Boston Massacre. You must be a person who feels victimized by the Sugar Act, Tea Act, Townshend Acts, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act or Boston Massacre. Your other option is to be a British soldier or official in charge of carrying out the duties of the King and Parliament. Your other option is to be a British soldier or official in charge of carrying out the duties of the King and Parliament.


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