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Who Am I?
Use this power point slide show To review the chapter 6 vocabulary: 1. There are 4 to 5 clues per term. 2. Clues get more specific as you advance. 3. Click after each clue more clues. 4. The vocabulary term is in red as the Bottom.
Who Am I? Required colonists to house all British soldiers Intended to reduce the cost of housing British troops in the colonies Created great anxiety & nervousness for the colonists A law passed by Parliament Quartering Act, 1763
Who Am I? Closed Boston Harbor & gave dictator type powers to the new Royal governor Laws that were a direct attack on colonists’ rights & liberties An attempt to clamp down on colonial resistance in the other colonies A series of laws to punish Massachusetts colony for the “Boston Tea Party” Called by one of two names depending if you were a colonist or British Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)
Who Am I? Designed to have colonist pay their “fair share” of British debt Revenues would be used to off British debt from the French & Indian War Designed to increase revenues for British government A law passed by Parliament Required all legal & commercial documents to carry an official stamp showing that a tax had been paid Stamp Act, 1766
Who Am I? Targeted British merchants Required the colonists to make economic sacrifices Was an effective strategy to get some British laws repealed A form of colonial protest A refusal to buy British goods Boycott
Who Am I? Stated the reasons for American independence from Britain Jefferson was chosen to compose the document The document committee included Ben Franklin, John Adams, roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, and Thomas Jefferson A document developed by the First Continental Congress Was signed in big, large letters by the president of the congress, John Hancock Declaration of Independence, 1776
Who Am I? Designed to maintain peace between the colonists & natives Issued after the French & Indian War Tightened control of the American colonies A reform issued by King George III Angered settlers who hoped to invest In western lands Proclamation of 1763
Who Am I? Sparked protest throughout the colonies and a boycott on British goods. Allowed British official to issue “writs of assistance” A series of duties or tax on imports A law intended to raise money to pay for British troops and other colonial expenses Named after the British finance minister who’s Last name is the same as the lead singer of The Who Townshend Acts, 1767
Who Am I? Occasionally encouraged people to attack customs officials Goal was to resist British control A secret organization A group of people As a result of their activities, many British officials quit their jobs and returned to England Sons of Liberty
Who Am I? Voided (took away) all colonial land claims west of the Appalachian mountains Reorganized Britain’s Canadian territories Tightened control of the American colonies Passed as part of the Coercive Acts (Intolerable Acts) Did away with self-government in the Northwest Territories & gave administrative control of the NW territory to Quebec Quebec Act, 1774
Who Am I? Was an attempt to save British tea companies Was designed to combat the boycott on tea Tightened control of the American colonies A reform issued by King George III Gave the East India Company the exclusive right to sell tea in the colonies Tea Act
Who Am I? Revenues would be used to pay for colonial governments Revenues would be used to pay for colonial frontier defenses Designed to increase revenues for British government A law passed by Parliament Placed a tax on sugar, molasses, and other products shipped to the colonies Sugar Act, 1765